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Food Glossary

A variety of spices

Picante pimentón

A medium hot variety of paprika which has a smoky bacon aroma. Made from Spanish peppers (pimentón), picante pimentón is an attractive dark red colour and adds a distinctive colour and flavour to a variety of dishes. Waitrose sell Bart picante pimentón.

Uses: Picante pimentón is a popular ingredient in traditional Spanish dishes such as rice, tomato and seafood dishes. It is also used to add a vibrant colour and spicy flavour to sausages.

To store: Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight and use by the best before date.