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paprika

piovron (F)
peperone (I)
peperonchino (ES)
pepper (GB)
pimento (PO)

Generic name for various plants or their sharp fruits, which are also referred to as chilli, pepperoni or pepperoni. Chilli is used for a US based spice blend based on powdered fruit (chili powder) or a spicy spicy sauce (chili sauce) derived from it. Cayenne or Spanish pepper originated in Latin America and is obtained from dried fruits of the cayenne variety; So it has nothing to do with pepper. Also for this reason, peppers are often with pepper confused, but these are two different spice families. Contains peppers capsaicin, Contains pepper piperine,

Paprika and pepperoni / chili

Both fruits or their substances cause the sensation sharp (not pure taste, but trigeminal Pain sensation). And for both spices are certain flavorings typical, for peppers methoxypyrazine, for pepper linalool, Both pepper and pepper aromas are particularly common in red wines. Due to the facts described above are therefore at a wine address the details of paprika (chili, pepperoni) and pepper with some caution, as the term peppery often used for both.

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