Instead of fermenting the chiles in water, Enrique confits a mix of sweet and hot peppers (Cubanelle, habanero and Serrano) for hours in olive oil with fresh tomatoes, onions and garlic. Then he purées them with reserved oil.
This spicy fermented kimchi is culture rich both in history and ferment. Delicious crisp cabbage, daikon radish & korean chillies pack a punch while being mellow enough to not overwhelm. Pairs beautifully with bulgogi or served on a taco.
Hot kickin’ beets offer a spicy alternative to the traditional sweet pickled beets. A water-bath canned pickled beet recipe made with whole peppercorns, garlic, thyme, hot peppers, cider vinegar, salt, and of course beets!
In Baltimore, when you order a sandwich in a sub shop, a specialty called “hots” is offered along with the usual condiments. I imagine this relish would be amazing on scrambled eggs, on tortilla chips like salsa, or served over grilled chicken.