Korean Radish Pickle

This is a lacto-fermented radish recipe that can be made in a small batch.  Use a pint or quart jar depending on the size of your radishes.  This recipe needs time to ferment!  It cannot be eaten the same day as it is made.  But soon enough! :)

1 bunch radishes, tops removed and saved for another use, roots whole or sliced
2 teaspoons paprika mixed with 1/2-2 teaspoons cayenne powder (depending on how hot you like it!)
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon sugar or maple syrup
1 inch section of ginger root, peeled and minced
1 tablespoon minced garlic or garlic scapes
1 scallion, cut into rounds all the way up the green section

Put radishes into a bowl and rub with paprika/cayenne mixture.  Let stand 1/2 hour.  Add remaining ingredients and mix well.  Put into a jar leaving 1 inch head room to the top and cap this.  Let stand at room temperature for at least 48 hours, but usually between 3-7 days.  Be sure to release the pressure in the jar each day as the fermentation process produces a lot of bubbles.  Taste and when you like it, start eating it and store in your refrigerator.