Hungarian paprika and Hungaricum Heritage (part I.)

Although the concept of Hungaricums by now has been fully incorporated into our common language, it is always good  to clarify the exact meaning of the word. According to a law adopted in 2012, ‘Hungaricum’ is a term that stands for a unique collection of exceptional and distinctive features that together deliver top performance in…

From Paprika to Paprikash. 20+ things to know about Hungarian paprika

Here’s a step-by-step process description of Hungarian paprika production. What about the process from paprika to paprikash? We looked at the process, broke it down into steps, asked Vera to draw the images for us and added our insights.  We collected about 100 things to know and short-listed 20+ for you. Learn and enjoy!

The Hesitating Gourmet in our Paprika Museum

It’s still February, still carnival season and my indulgence goes beyond borders! I recently met at our Paprika Museum Tünde Dimén-Varga, the writer of the gastro blog the Hesitating Gourmet. Tünde is a psychologist working with school kids in my favourite Transylvanian town in Romania called Székelyudvarhely or Odorheiu Secuiesc. Her cooking is flavourful yet…

From lecsó to paprika. Bulgarian gardening

Hungarian lecsó, stuffed pepper, pumpkin cream with dills, fried eggplant slices,butterhead lettuce dressed in sweet-and-sour sauce, and cucumber salad topped with sour cream and a pinch of red paprika powder are some of our most common summer dishes. What’s common in them besides being Hungarian summer faves? Most of them have a vegetable in them…

Great Big Paprika Story in 3 minutes

We proudly announce PaprikaMolnár’s Paprika Museum is on TV, or rather, on Youtube! CNN’s Great Big Story production group wanted to know why Hungarians are so obsessed with paprika. So, they came to Budapest, went to Paprika Market, ate nothing but paprikash and spent a day with us in PaprikaMolnár’s museum and factory and listened to…