As versatile as ketchup, this smoky, sweet, and savory condiment known as ajvar was adapted from one served at Tim Wiechmann’s now-defunct Playska, a Balkan-style sandwich shop in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Featured in: "International Schmear: The Ketchup and Mayo of the Balkans."
- 4 large red bell peppers, stemmed, seeded, and quartered
- large eggplant, trimmed and halved lengthwise
- 6 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed
- 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
- Kosher salt