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Paprika Kreme?

corydon Jun 5, 2007 08:03 PM

what is this stuff??? I was given two tubes of it after my parents' trip to Hungary but I cannot make heads or tails out of what to make with it? Or how long it lasts? Anyone out there know about this stuff?

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    Nyleve Jun 6, 2007 10:07 AM

    I'm going to guess that it's a paste version of paprika. You could use it instead of paprika in goulash or paprikash, or you could add it to a marinade, soup or even salad dressing. Should be quite flavourful, I would think. I've seen a product like that in Toronto but never bought it.

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      P Macias Jun 6, 2007 10:19 AM

      That is correct. It's a paste version of the liquid that can't pass the security check at ANY airport! I don't know how they use it but you might check any Hungarian recipes on line or Hungarian restaurants might be willing to talk with you.

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        corydon Jun 7, 2007 05:08 PM

        made standard chicken paprikash last night with this and it was better than the powdered paprika.

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          Nyleve Jun 7, 2007 05:51 PM

          Excellent. I'm going to Hungary in August and I think I'll put it on my shopping list. (As I said, I've seen it in Toronto but that wouldn't have nearly the cachet as buying it at the source.)

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