Latest Update News About Hanukkah 2010. Hanukkah, hanukkah 2010 calendar, jewish holidays 2010, when is hanukkah 2010, hannukah 2010. Fany Gerson's grandparents left Russia early last century they had no idea their Hanukkah table someday would be filled with chili-spiked latkes.
"It's definitely a modern thing," says Gerson, a native Mexican who also is Jewish. And latkes are just the beginning.
The pastry chef and author of "My Sweet Mexico" (Ten Speed Press, 2010) merges her cultures at every opportunity: the Hanukkah jelly donuts called "sufganiot" get filled with guava and mango; Mexican coconut sweets called "cocadas" stand in for macaroons. Matzo ball soup is garnished with cilantro, chilies and limes.
And Passover gefilte fish? Pan-fried in a tomato-chili sauce.
Start to finish: 3 hours (1 hour active)
Makes 24 pieces
Two (14-oz.) cans condensed milk
12-oz. can evaporated goat's or cow's milk
6 Tbsps. unsalted butter
2 tsps. vanilla extract
Pinch of salt
Lightly coat a 9-by-9-inch baking pan with cooking spray. Line the bottom of the pan with parchment paper or foil, leaving about a 1-inch overhang on all sides.
In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine the condensed milk, evaporated milk, butter, vanilla and salt. Heat, stirring continuously with a wooden spoon or heatproof spatula, until the mixture has thickened and starts pulling away from the sides of the pan, 30 to 40 minutes. When ready, it will slide easily out of the pan when tilted.