Latkes, or crisp onion-scented potato pancakes, are a traditional Jewish holiday dish. Go to any Hanukah party and you'll find an apron-clad Jewish mother or grandmother standing at the stove frying and doling them out – a tradition I loved and cherished until I became the poor mother who had to make them. Cooking short-order style, hot oil splat
Super Easy European Style Potato Pancakes – this popular dish can be found across Europe: In Poland, Germany, Czech Republic etc as well as in every Jewish deli, known as “Potato Latkes”. Check this recipe for super easy way to make them. No shredding of potatoes involved.