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Q&A: Israeli vs. Lebanese Hummus

April 26, 2008 // 17 Comments

Is there a difference between the Israeli and Lebanese versions of hummus? And what the Syrians have to say about it? Plus: two very tasty and strongly recommended blogs. [...]

Inside the Israeli Pita

February 11, 2008 // 6 Comments

Falafel, an ancient dish from Egypt, found itself in our era in the middle of this civilization collision mess. If only all other outcomes of cultural conflicts were so [...]

Anti-Bush Voting for Hummus

September 29, 2007 // 3 Comments

Some of you may have already seen this hummus-related-humor video; Elon Gold, a stand-up comedian, is talking about hummus and politic. Well, I decided I have some things toI [...]

Who stole my hummus?

August 30, 2007 // 22 Comments

Hummus, Falafel and Shawarma ARE Arab foods. And they are also Israeli foods. Those who claim differently, too often lack the knowledge or the wisdom to see things as they [...]

Hummus: is it Israeli or Arab?

May 4, 2007 // 75 Comments

Many Israelis, and many people around the world, believe hummus to be an Israeli food. On the other hand, when they seek to eat good hummus, most Israelis will go to an Arab [...]