Food And Nutrition

Classic latkes

Latkes are traditionally served for Hanukkah and often for the Passover. Nothing is quite like them hot and crisp from the pan with soured cream and apples.


  • 750g/1lb 10oz red-skinned potatoes, peeled
  • 1 onion, peeled
  • 2 free-range eggs
  • 3 tbsp matzo meal
  • 1 tsp baking powder (kosher, if required)
  • 4–5 tbsp sunflower oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

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