CHEZ SIMONE. BLUE. Latkes - pancakes, apple sauce... Enjoy!
Combine: 2 pounds of grated potatoes,
1 grated onion,
1/4 cup of all-purpose flour (or matzo meal,)
½ tsp baking powder, and salt and pepper to taste.
Shape the mixture into pancakes, and fry them in a heavy-bottomed skillet until they are golden.
Serve with applesauce and/or sour cream.
1 cup cottage cheese or ricotta cheese
¾ cup flour
3 large eggs, separated
1/2 tsp salt
½ tsp baking powder
Oil for frying
Combine cheese, flour, egg yolk, salt and baking powder in a large bowl. Mix until the mixture forms a thick batter. Beat egg whites until stiff and add to cheese mixture.
Heat skillet over medium heat (not too hot.) Put about 2-3 Tbsp of oil in the skillet.
Pour 1-2 tablespoon of batter onto the hot skillet to make small pancakes/latkes.
Fry the latkes for 2-3 minutes on each side until they turn golden brown.
Sprinkle with sugar.
Serve immediately. (These latkes can be served with preserves or sour cream.)