The mayhaw is the tart red fruit from a type of edible hawthorne. Uses for the fruit include jams, jellies, desserts and even wine. For more information about the mayhaw visit the Louisiana Mayhaw Association Mayhaw.org web site.
You can use freshly harvest lily buds (day lily buds) or reconstituted dried lily buds (dried lily flowers). The buds are pickled with allspice, cinnamon, cloves, brown sugar and vinegar.
This recipe uses the very hot chiltepin chiles. You should adjust the amount of chiles to achieve the desire of heat you prefer. The recipe also uses red bell peppers which add some sweetness and texture.