17 April: Paprika Museum birthday

This time last year the Paprika Museum at PaprikaMolnar’s factory turned ten and on our tenth-year anniversary. I remembered some outstanding moments and statistics from the past ten years. In this post I’d like to look at the past a little and share some news from the previous one year. How did the Paprika Museum…

Szeged Lowertown, Pious Town, Paprika Town

Szeged Lowertown has always been a separate entity within Szeged city. Its homogeneous Hungarian population followed strict Roman Catholic ethics and made a living from agriculture. Among their most famous crops were tobacco and paprika. The two most important characteristics by the end of the 19th century were their religious faith and the sweet paprika spice called…