Spanish Smoked Sweet Paprika is also known as Pimenton de la Vera, Dulce. It is a popular ingredient in many Mediterranean recipes, and its flavor is essential for authentic Spanish cooking. The peppers are dried slowly over an oak burning fire for several weeks. The result is a sweet, rich, smoky flavor. Popular for leafy greens and crispy potatoes, fish dishes, spinach and chickpea stew or bean dishes. Excellent on grilled veggies seafood. For an interesting summer treat, mix smoked paprika, salt, and a little vanilla into butter and spread on corn on the cob before grilling.