The Type of Paprika all depends on the pepper it originated from. Paprika originated in North America, and carried over to Mexico(explains the spice culture).

There are extremely hot versions all the way to extremely sweet. The strains in the pepper determine its etymology in the culinary world and how it is use ground up.

Recommended ApplicationsAdd Depending on taste.
Basic PreparationAdd ground up
CuisineCajun, European, Hungarian, Indian, Middle Eastern, Spanish, Americas
Taste & AromaSweet-Spicy
Handling / StorageDry
Shelf Life3+
Product StylePowder
Country of OriginNorth America