Winter Sunshine latkes
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Lotsa latkes: 18 of our favorite recipes

Winter Sunshine latkes
Hanukkah is a festival dedicated to olive oil, with fried foods commemorating the miracle of the one day’s supply of olive oil that burned for eight days after the destruction of the temple. Here, we’ve gathered 17 of our favorite latke recipes from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen -- you won’t believe the variety -- plus a few other interesting bites.

We start with winter sunshine latkes, made with parsnips, carrots, sweet potatoes and cilantro. Click here for the recipe.

Happy Hanukkah! (Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times)
A holiday classic
These latkes are made with olives. Click here for the recipe. (Michael Robinson Chavez, Los Angeles Times)
Something different
Red pepper latkes
Corn latkes
Can’t go wrong with fried cheese