Best 10 Hummus Recipes HTML version

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The editors of Arab America want to share 10 delicious easy hummus recipes to our loyal subscribers. The Levantine food
dip, hummus, is an Arabic word (ḥummuṣ) meaning "chickpeas," and the complete name of the prepared spread in Arabic
is ‘ḥummuṣ bi ṭaḥīnai, which means "chickpeas with tahini." Today, it is popular throughout the globe, but it first appeared
in Middle Eastern and North A frican cuisine.
The earliest known recipes for a dish similar to hummus bi tahina are recorded in cookbooks published in Cairo in the
13th century. A cold purée of chickpeas with vinegar and pickled lemons with herbs, spices, and oil, but no tahini or garlic,
appears in the Kitāb al-Wusla ilā l-habīb fī wasf al-tayyibāt wa-l-tīb;1 and a purée of chickpeas and tahini called hummus
k asa appears in the Kitab Wasf al-Atima al-Mutada: it is based on puréed chickpeas and tahini, and acidulated with
vinegar (though not lemon), but it also contains many spices, herbs, and nuts, and no garlic.
This eBook is ideal for anyone looking for assorted hummus recipes that can be easily created. In the eBook there are 10
distinct, flavorful hummus recipes, infused with key assorted herbs and spices that are used throughout all the recipes.
The measurements mentioned here are sufficient for a family of four. Please adjust the portions, spices and seasoning as
per your needs and taste. Have fun while preparing these recipes because there are no strict rules !
We want to thank you again for downloading this eBook and hope you enjoy and share the recipes.
Arab America
1 Lilia Zaouali, Medieval Cuisine of the Islamic World, University of California Press, 2007, ISBN 978-0-520-
26174-7, translation of L'Islam a tavola (2004), p. 65