Pamela Ehrenberg shares the story behind her new PJ Library book, Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas, which puts an Indian twist on Chanukah. Dosas on the Chanukah menu sounds pretty good to us!
No gelt, donuts or dreidels? Chanukah in India is different from what we’re used to in the US, but fried Indian treats like samosas, pakoras and piaju are perfect for celebrating oil.
Recipe of the Week
This recipe is adapted from A First Jewish Holiday Cookbook by Chaya M.…
Korean potato pancakes start with the same ingredients as Ashkenazi latkes, but the addition of scallions and kimchi add an extra kick. And don’t plan on serving them with applesauce…
Here’s how you do Chanukah without getting bored or “burned” out. A hint: It involves Indian-spiced latkes, baked latkes, a variety made with fruit (!) and some pretty colorful toppings.
We typically associate Chanukah with potatoes, but potatoes, although ancient, were not always part of the Chanukah repertoire. Nevertheless, the cold-loving starchy tuber took well to Chanukah’s dark time of year.