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Kikka Radish

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Ingredients (Serves 4)
*1 cup / 200ml mirinsweet cooking sake
*3 tbsp sugar
*2 tsp salt
*1 cup / 200ml vinegar
*350g daikon radish (12cm)
*1-2 chopped red chili peppers

1 Put the mirin in a small pan and heat it.
When it comes to a boil, add the sugar and salt.
Stir until dissolved.
Let it cool to room temperature, then add the vinegar.

2 Cut the daikon radish into rounds. Peel them and square them, cutting off the edges.

3 Make lattice-like cuts about two-thirds deep in each piece to make them look like flowers.

4 Soak the radish in 200ml of sweetened vinegar, and add the chopped pepper.
Refrigerate for at least an hour before serving.

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