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  • n. Plural form of latke.


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  • A lesson in latkes … In my family they are never made with olive oil … it’s not part of the ethnic Yiddish kitchen, but rather schmaltz or rendered chicken fat.

    Latkes: impossible food-wine pairing? | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • January latkes aka onion potato bhajjis - for a cold grey d ...

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Potato pancakes, aka latkes, are savory and served for dinner.


  • When it comes to potato pancakes, the best recipes come from Jewish households, where potato pancakes, called latkes, have been traditionally fried in December for the holiday of Hanukkah for centuries.

    Meathead Goldwyn: Latkes: The World's Best Potatoes

  • The reason for my title reading latkes aka onion potato bhajjis is that in parts of india, bhajjis are made using finally sliced onions and gram flour.

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • The most familiar Hanukkah foods are potato pancakes known as latkes and the Israeli favorite, jelly doughnuts or "sufganiyot."

  • Leaving Europe aside, elderly Israelis from Iran, Iraq, etc still remember Yiddish, which they picked up during their encounters with the at the time more multi-lingual Israeli society, while many Ashkenazis claim they have never heard the word 'latkes'.

  • Ruth Fredman Cernea, 74, a cultural anthropologist who wrote on topics that included the Jews of Myanmar and the annual mock debate at the University of Chicago on the respective merits of Jewish holiday foods such as latkes and hamantaschen, died March 31 of pancreatic cancer at her son's home in Coral Gables, Fla.


  • The free event will have music, Hanukkah food such as latkes and jelly doughnuts, dreidel games and a traditional menorah-lighting ceremony.

    The Acorn

  • Oil also plays an important role in the celebration, making dishes fried in it such as latkes (potato pancakes) and sufganiyot, or jelly doughnuts, popular parts of the celebration.

    Daytona Beach News-Journal Online


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