Smoked sweet crushed paprikas, (bukovo in Greek) is a spice produced from dried smoked red peppers.
This particular product is produced in Spain from sweet ripe peppers. It has a nice red color and a slightly spicy (not hot) taste with a strong smoked aroma .
It is usually used in grilled meat dishes, baked legumes but also in soups with legumes, sauces with a strong taste and of course in fine fish dishes.
In general, Bukovo is an important element of Balkan cuisine.
- Characteristic taste