Posts Tagged ‘ Middle Eastern cuisine ’

Hummous or Hummus or Hamos or…

21 August 2009
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Hummous or Hummus or Hamos or…

Houmous or hommos or hommus or hummos or humus… To me, it’s all the same thing. A great dish. 😀 Hummous is a Middle Eastern dish made predominantly from chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans, gram) and other ingredients like tahini (sesame paste), olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and seasonings. Its origins are unclear, although, according...
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The Cookbook

11 January 2006
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Fathima gave me, instead of clothes, a cookbook. The Complete Middle East Cookbook by Tess Mallos, ISBN 1-86063-182-7, which means it’s actually A Million Random Digits with 100,000 Normal Deviates. No, honestly, it just means that Amazon has a problem with tagging books with incorrect ISBNs. At any rate, this is the book I...
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