Hot Pepper Relish


Preparation info
  • Makes About

    1 Pint

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By Darra Goldstein

Published 1999

  • About

No Georgian cook would think of serving grilled or roasted meat plain, without any sort of condiment or garnish. While the number of sauces to choose from is legion, another way to enliven meat is with the hot pepper relish, adzhika. Adzhika varies in consistency from a rather stiff, dry paste to a liquidy concoction like salsa. In the western province of Samegrelo, adzhika is served with melon, the coolness of the fruit cutting its fire. This recipe yields a fresh, salsalike