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!

Busy week: Rain, planting, rain, planting, rain and Museum May Festival

The third week of May has been pretty busy for PaprikaMolnar: after several starts and stops and restarts we eventually transplanted our paprika seedlings to their final place in our farm. It’s a small plot of land this year, but planting has never been so hard with rain coming down every day, between which we…

Autumn assessment: yield and grinds

PaprikaMolnár has just finished drying the freshly picked paprika fruits. The first grinds are ready and we have stocked up for winter. So it’s high time I did an assessment of this autumn’s harvest now. Every paprika year is different and there’s always something that surprises the farmer and the processor. This year the rainy…

Autumn to-dos: harvest and post-harvest ageing of paprika

Autumn is the busiest time of the agricultural year and it’s true for the red spice paprika varieties, too. Picking, post-harvest ageing and processing was always an arduous job and it is no different today. Harvest traditionally started on 8 September, the Day of the Blessed Virgin Mary and ended before frost set in or until…

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…