How to make hot sauce from dried hot peppers (in this case we used morita peppers which are smoke-dried red jalapenos). The final produce was similar to adobo sauce; rich, smoky and slightly sour from the ferment.
Carrot pickles? For sure! You can do this recipe in minutes using one (or fewer) carrots or easily make even more. Fermented carrots are sweet (from the veg) and sour (from fermenting) and are great on their own, as condiments or added to a dish.
Fermenting onions in a salt brine turns onions into a slightly sweet, mildy tart and far less pungent treat to use in cooking or on top of salads. Plus, raw fermented onions don't give the eater the same lingering bad onion breath.
KSK= Use whatever veg you have in the house when the kimchi urge strikes. Make the basic kimchi spicy paste (garlic, ginger, scallions, soy sauce, fish sauce), but substitute roles normally played by cabbage and radish with any crunchy veg!