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The miracle of the potato latkes

a Hanukkah story
  • 1.77 MB
  • English
Holiday House , New York
Jews -- Russia -- Fiction., Hanukkah -- Fic



Statementby Malka Penn ; illustrated by Giora Carmi.
ContributionsCarmi, Giora, ill.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.P38449 Mi 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1419877M
ISBN 100823411184
LC Control Number93029921

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Nov 24,  · Miracle of the Potato Latkes [Malka Penn, Giora Carmi] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

In a joyful story filled with miracles, Tante Golda believes God will provide, even when she has only one potato left to make her famous/5(5). The Miracle of the Potato Latkes book.

Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This charming Hanukkah picturebook tells the tale o /5. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Miracle of the Potato Latkes at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

Get this from a library. The miracle of the potato latkes: a Hanukkah story. [Malka Penn; Giora Carmi] -- Tanta Golda makes the best latkes in all of Russia to share with her friends at Hanukkah, and even when a poor harvest leaves her with no potatoes, she is certain that "God will provide.".

Then a miracle occurs, just when things seem their worst, and Tante Golda's Hanukkah feast is saved by divine intervention. The comical illustrations add to the pleasure of this old-fashioned yet wholly fresh story. A recipe for potato latkes, to be followed with adult supervision, adds the final savor.

With only one puny potato in her wooden ba Miracle of the Potato Latkes: A Hanukkah Story Malka Penn, Author, Giori Carmi, Illustrator Holiday House $ (1p) ISBN Buy. Book Graph ™ B&N Readouts Indie Miracle of the Potato Latkes 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings.

1 reviews. raizel on LibraryThing: More than 1 year ago: A typical Elijah storya kind but poor woman shares her last, small potato with a beggar who appears at her door immediately after she asks for a miracle on the first night of Hanukkah. The miracle of the potato latkes book 3/5(1).

Click to read more about The Miracle of the Potato Latkes by Malka Penn. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers3/5(1).

Papa's Latkes is a realistic fiction The miracle of the potato latkes book, In this book the father's wife died and he is forced to take the wheel and take care of his two children.

The two children miss their mother on their first Hanukkah without her, but they all make latkes and celebrate without her.4/5. Dec 14,  · You can keep your jelly doughnuts, Hanukkah gelt, and Hanukkah cookies. For me, there is no Hanukkah food — nay, holiday food — that even comes close to a plateful of lacy-edged, crispy latkes with sour cream, apple sauce, and maybe a little smoked salmon.

They are a miracle (both because they are delicious and because it is a custom to eat foods cooked in oil on Hanukkah to. Nov 25,  · Latkes are potato pancakes fried in oil that commemorate the Hanukkah miracle, but the use of potatoes is actually a relatively new development.

“It isn’t Hanukkah without potato latkes,” declared Rabbi Richard Perlman of Temple Ner Tamid in Peabody on a recent visit to the nearby Levine’s, where loyal customers swear by the deli Author: Linda Greenstein.

Dec 11,  · Potato Latkes - The ONLY recipe you should have. flame that is celebrated as a miracle. Despite the popularity of latkes and tradition of eating them. By: SusanSusan says:"Try Sweet Potato with Miracle Noodle or Miracle Rice for a healthier take on Chanukah Latkes, a traditional potato pancake." Ingredients 1/2 pk Miracle Noodle Angel Hair or Miracle Rice 1 large sweet potato 1/2 large sweet or yellow onion, grated, yields about 1/4.

Dec 26,  · Potato latkes—fried in oil—became a cornerstone of the Hanukkah table. By the end of the nineteenth century, immigration brought latkes to the United States, and the cookbook Aunt Babette’s Cookbook: Foreign and Domestic Recipes for the Household was one of the first to feature a recipe for potato latkes.

The first latkes were probably made of cheese (probably either ricotta or syr), fried in poppyseed oil or butter, served with fruit preserves, and these cheese latkes were the most common kind of latke in Ashkenazi communities until the 19th century (when the potato arrived in eastern Europe).Created by: Ashkenazi Jewish community.

Aug 09,  · The Miracle of Oil – The Festival of Lights.

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Latkes are associated with the celebration of Hanukkah (or Chanukah, depending on your spelling approach) as they are deep pan-fried in oil and it was a one-day amount of oil that ended up being able to light the Menorah for 8 days – the miracle that the Jewish faith celebrates.

The holiday typically falls in late November to late December and /5. Nov 26,  · When a hungry beggar comes knocking, she uses her last potato to make latkes for him and he says they are the best anywhere, a miracle. Soon one miracle leads to another and Golda is able to make Hanukkah last throughout the winter for all the people in the village.

Moishe’s Miracle: A Hanukkah Story by Laurie Krauss Melmed. Dec 21,  · The Small family is faced with a mountain of potato pancakes for Hanukkah in "Too Many Latkes," read by Mama Doni to Fella at Mr. Bookstein's Store. Written and illustrated by Richard Codor.

December is a month of celebration. Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, is not complete without This traditional Hanukkah food is fried in oil, which symbolizes the miracle of the oil that kept the lamps in the Temple in Jerusalem lit for a remarkable eight days.

Nobody really knows what the Maccabees ate during that first Chanukah, but one thing is certain—it wasn’t potato latkes. Though the custom of eating oily foods to evoke the miracle of the oil dates back millennia—in a ninth-century letter, Maimon, the Rambam’s father, exhorted his community to take this practice seriously—it would take several more centuries for the latke to emerge.

December Product Reviews / Main Nibbles / Vegetables Potato Latke Recipe Quick & Easy Potato Latkes. Latke is the yiddish word for pancake; the word leviva, the Hebrew name for latke, is found in the Book of latkes are a Chanukah tradition, but they are enjoyed year-round.

Latkes (Potato Pancakes)» 5 medium potatoes» 1 medium onion» 1 large egg» 2 tablespoons flour» Salt and pepper, to taste» Vegetable oil, for frying Peel the potatoes and keep them in.

Dec 22,  · The simple answer is that they're meant to remind Jews of the miracle of the oil associated with Hanukkah. Or how about Korean sweet potato latkes.

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The Talmud, Judaism's book. Dec 11,  · “The point of latkes at Hanukkah is not the potato but the oil,” Joan Nathan explained to her readers in The New York Times this year. “What matters is the recounting of the miracle of one Author: Yoni Appelbaum.

Potato pancakes, draniki, deruny, latkes, raggmunk or boxties are shallow-fried pancakes of grated or ground potato, matzo meal or flour and a binding ingredient such as egg or applesauce, often flavored with grated garlic or onion and may be topped with a variety of condiments, ranging from the savory (such as sour cream or cottage cheese), to the sweet (such as apple sauce or Main ingredients: Potatoes, flour, egg, cooking oil.

Dec 07,  · But the holiday celebrates the miracle of the oil, not the military victory, so fried foods are often featured at Hanukkah feasts. Problem is, most potato pancakes, or latkes, are awful. Luckily 5/5(2).

Dec 02,  · But let’s take this miracle to a new level.a culinary miracle. Normally, about 2 tablespoons of oil can only make 3 latkes. With my recipe, it can make a whole batch of 12. It’s a Chanukah miracle. For every 4 latkes, just add two teaspoons of oil before placing the latkes in the pan.

This allows you to control how much oil you’re Mona Dolgov. Dec 02,  · At nightfall Sunday, Jews everywhere will begin the eight-day observance of Hanukkah by lighting candles, singing songs, showering their children.

Dec 04,  · It commemorates the miracle of the oil back in the time of the destruction of the first temple (around BCE) when there was only enough of the ritual oil to light the sacred candle for one day, but miraculously it lasted for 8 days – until the oil was able to be replenished.

we make potato latkes (small potato cakes, like roesti) and Cuisine: Jewish. This recipe for classic potato latkes—also known as levivot in Hebrew—uses a food processor to simplify the prep.

The resulting latkes have a smoother, more uniform texture than hand-grated latkes. Of course, if you don't have a food processor, you can go the old school route and use a Calories: Dec 17,  · Oven-fried delicious potato latkes.

Helen December 17, December 9, I’m always amazed at how a book that can be read in 5 minutes can be turned into an hour long show, The miracle of Chanukah is all about the oil, and so fried foods are big news this week.Celebrate all things Hanuakkah in this A to Z primer Introduce your little one to the Festival of Lights in this fun collection of twenty-six illustrations featuring Hanukkah-themed concepts, such as latkes, gelt, the menorah, and of course dreidels.

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