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El Al Israel Airlines Prepares To Celebrate Hanukah

 

Recipes below
As with all Jewish holidays EL AL, Israel’s national airline, is bringing Hanukah to the skies by serving thousands of passengers special holiday treats. An anticipated 1,375 potatoes, 6,600 ounces of raspberry jam, and 68 cups of cinnamon will be used to prepare festive sufganiot (jelly donuts) and latkes (potato pancakes) that will be served on flights from New York (JFK/Newark). These treats will also be offered in premium class lounges throughout the world, in addition to the selection of snacks that are usually available.  A nightly candle lighting will also take place.

To make sufganiot and traditional latkes at home, follow the easy and tasty EL AL recipes outlined below, created by Executive Chef Steven Weintraub of Borenstein Caterers (a subsidiary of EL AL). Borenstein offers healthy, freshly prepared in-flight kosher meal options which are served to all passengers traveling from New York (JFK/Newark).

RECIPESsufganiot

SUFGANIOT

Makes about 3 ½ dozen

Ingredients

    • 1 tbs. Yeast
    • 1 cup warm water
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 4 oz. melted shortening (not too hot)
    • 1 dozen. whole eggs
    • 2 tbs. baking powder
    • All-purpose flour as necessary to give dough a bread-roll consistency

    • 24 oz. raspberry jam
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 1/4 cup cinnamon
     

Directions

Combine yeast, water, sugar, shortening, eggs, baking powder and flour.
Roll into donut hole-size balls.
Set over warm stove and allow to rise to double in size.
Fry donuts in hot oil until golden brown.
Remove from grease and cool partially on wire rack.
Fill with raspberry jam using a spiked pastry bag.
Roll donuts in cinnamon-sugar.
Cool at room temperature.
 

LATKES

Makes about 2 dozen

Ingredients

    • 1 cup canola oil

    • 1 diced small spanish onion
    • 1/2 diced red pepper
    • 5 raw, peeled, shredded Idaho potatoes

    • 1/4 cup flour
    • 1 egg (beaten)
    • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
    • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
    • 1/8  tsp. ground white pepper
     

Directions

Sauté onions and red pepper in 2 tbs. in oil.
Add shredded potatoes; quickly sauté and blend.
Remove from heat and add flour, egg, baking powder, salt and pepper.
Blend well.

Heat skillet and add remainder of oil.
Drop a ¼ cup of mixture in a skillet.
Form round pancakes and fry until golden brown on each side.
 

About EL AL
Celebrating 60 years of service, EL AL, Israel's national airline, offers the most nonstop flights between New York (JFK/Newark) and Israel as well as the only nonstop service from Los Angeles.  Worldwide, EL AL flies to more than 40 destinations from Israel and serves dozens of other destinations throughout the world via partnerships with many other carriers (including 22 additional cities in the U.S.A.). Only EL AL has First Class service on nonstop flights between the U.S.A. and Israel. The airline has annual revenues of about $2.1 billion and carries more than 1.9 million passengers annually. 
    EL AL embodies Israel’s values of innovation and caring and the promise of a genuine Israeli welcome.  Your Israel experience begins with EL AL and warm Israeli hospitality. Israeli flight attendants will make you feel at home, the best trained Israeli pilots will take you to and from Israel and passengers enjoy enhanced in-flight dining with freshly prepared healthy meals.
     EL AL. It’s not just an airline. It’s Israel.


 

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