Dried peppers are an integral part of true Bulgarian cuisine. There is no Bulgarian housewife who does not know at least a few recipes with dried peppers that will satisfy even the most refined taste of any good gourmet.
Sweet pepper powder is made from sweet red peppers and gives the dishes a slightly sweet taste. Sweet pepper paints the dishes in a pleasant orange to reddish color.
Sweet peppers also have healing properties due to their high content of vitamin C. They save people from backward countries from serious diseases and complications.
Dried peppers with their bactericidal properties are very useful: they block the growth of bacteria in food, even without cooking.
Since the seventeenth century, doctors have prescribed peppers in powder form to people suffering from sciatica, as well as for problems with digestion and flatulence.
Modern doctors have confirmed the prescriptions of their predecessors, proving that they stimulate gastric secretions, promote the excretion of gas in the intestines and act as a powerful vasodilator of the circulatory system.