Whether they’re the hand-bound sheets my mother took when we emigrated from the Soviet Union, or the synagogue sisterhood collection I still use to make latkes, cookbooks contain more than ingredients—they contain whole Jewish lives
Growing up in Australia, I loved almost all traditional Ashkenazi dishes. But Hanukkah’s greasy potato pancakes have always left me cold.
Go beyond latkes to a whole world of fritters for the holiday
Make a moist brisket, then shred it and add it to your potato pancakes. It’s not what my grandmother used to make. It’s better.
Hold the applesauce and skip the sour cream. Grab some pico de gallo and wrap your Hanukkah treats in a breakfast taco instead.
Video: Make your own miracle of oil by frying up a batch of sugar-coated treats stuffed with apricot jam
These aren’t your grandmother’s potato pancakes
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Washington-area Sephardic Jews share traditional foods and converse in the disappearing language of their ancestors