So what does a winning latke look like? Great Performances’s Liz Neumark and chef Matthew Riznyk share their seasonal recipe.
Woo-eee…we knew we should have laid off the latkes at last night’s Fourth Annual Latke Festival at BAM after, oh say, the 15th one, but they were just so good!
Wowza! When we put out a call for entries into this year’s latke festival where amateurs will spar with chefs to see who has the best potato pancakes around, we were expecting something…well, amateurish. But this year’s nominee, Micah Fredman, simply blew us away with his recipe for Yucca and Sweet Potato Latke with Apple Plantain Sorbet, Queso Fresco, Pickled Onion, Cilantro and Spicy Green Hot Sauce.
Given that Brooklyn is pretty much the birthplace of Jewish-American food culture, it’s safe to say there are plenty of lauded latke cooks in…