The world recognizes the delicious flavors of blended chickpeas, olive oil, and spices on International Hummus Day. The world appreciates the delicious flavors of blended chickpeas on International Hummus Day. These essential ingredients have been enjoyed for ages in the Middle East and North African countries but are popular all over the globe today.
Hummus can be used as a dip or a sandwich spread. Whether you like it spicy or mild, there are a variety of ways to make hummus.
Simple but glorious, Hummus has become the darling dip for vast populations of foodies throughout Europe, America and Canada. It has long been a staple dish in Lebanese cuisine and is iconic of the healthy-yet-yummy essence of Lebanese food. ‘Hummus’ is the Arabic word for chickpea and thus the name for the dip in which this humble legume takes center stage. Tahini, lemon and olive oil bring the Hummus dip to life.