While this isn’t a classic latke, it is, indeed, a cheese-filled pancake. This dish would be delicious for a Chanukah brunch (or brunch any other time of year) and is a fun twist on the classic pancake.
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Latkes = potatoes, right? Not so fast. The original latke was probably not potatoes, but rather of cheese! Gracie came up with a ricotta pancake recipe so tasty you won’t miss the tubers.
Discovering a stack of family recipe cards, Gracie was inspired to cook them up and compile them in a family cookbook, preserving them and even modernizing them along the way.
My mom doesn’t cook much, but when she does it is usually a dessert. She is most famous for her chocolate chip pumpkin loaf, her pumpkin pie, and this, a poppy seed loaf. Serve it toasted for breakfast or with a scoop of ice cream for dessert. A poppy seed loaf is perfect for every occasion!
Growing up, it was always a huge deal when we got to sleepover at Nonnie’s (my maternal grandmother) house in the foggy Marina neighborhood of San Francisco. Every time we went to Nonnie’s house we always requested three things for dinner, kasha and shells, donuts for desserts from our favorite spot on Chestnut Street and…