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When it comes to latkes, we are a sour cream family. In fact, my mother thinks sour cream goes with everything. Not that there’s anything wrong with applesauce. But sour cream, or smetana in Russian, is in our DNA as one of the key ingredients in Russian cuisine.
Adventurous latke lovers take note: 2017 is turning out to be the year of the magnificent mashup. We’re talking Indian-inspired potato pancakes in Wisconsin, latkes à la Quebecois (latke poutine!) in Brooklyn, and even a Tex-Mex rendition in Houston.
Latkes and doughnuts have been traditional Hanukkah staples for hundreds of years. In this episode of “Est Gezunterheyt” (“Eat In Good Health”), Rukhl Schaechter and Eve Jochnowitz help you get your Hanukkah party started by demonstrating — in Yiddish — how to prepare these treats while Leana Jelen, the Yiddish-speaking barista, mixes the drinks.
We pried potato pancake preferences from a few of our favorite chefs around the country — and compiled them into a tell-all to help you make the best latkes of your life.