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Kosher Revolution's Middle-Eastern Zucchini Cakes with Tahini Sauce

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For a holiday that lasts eight nights, there really isn't all that much variation in traditional Hanukkah fare. Latkes and jelly doughnuts are great and all but after the second or third night, we're looking for a little something different. Luckily, the latke is a recipe that lends itself to all sorts of improvisation, just take a look at these Middle-Eastern Zucchini Cakes with Tahini Sauce from Kosher Revolution.

These are a lighter take on the latke, with crisp but not too starchy cakes of shredded zucchini and all sorts of great and very Hanukkah appropriate Middle Eastern flavors. The lacy zucchini cakes get a good hit of earthy cumin while the dipping sauce is a rich and creamy blend of tahini, lemon juice, cilantro, and garlic all whizzed together in the blender until thick as sour cream.

As always with our Cook the Book feature, we have five (5) copies of Kosher Revolution to give away this week.

Adapted from Kosher Revolution by Geila Hocherman and Arthur Boehm. Copyright © 2011. Published by Kyle Books. Available wherever books are sold. All Rights Reserved

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