Originally posted on koolkosherkitchen: Chanukkah?is coming, and kids are looking forward to stuffing their faces with?latkes?– potato pancakes. When I was growing up, we had all kinds of?latkes?on?Chanukkah, and sometimes my grandmother skipped the?deruny?(potato?latkes) altogether because of the variety of other, more interesting ones: carrots with apples, zucchini with raisins, and my father’s favorite?rechene?(buckwheat)?latkes. When…But Hannah Did Not Have Potatoes! Latkes with a Tropical Twist.