|As a peace offering, Jimmy Carter offered|
a plate of this stuff to only one side.
Starting a cold war in the Middle East
that has never let up since.
found here. Don't put away your jar of tahini, because you'll need that as well....
plain yogurt (preferably tangy, and middle eastern brand or style)
olive oil, extra virgin
In a bowl, mix equal parts tahini and cold water (e.g. 1/3 cup). Add about two tablespoons of lemon juice, one clove of finely minced garlic (see here for details), and a good pinch of salt. We're looking to create a thin, pale sauce.
|Hummus so good, the chef can't keep his hands off|
it before serving it to you.
Garnish with paprika, fresh parsley, raw chopped onion, a light pinch of cumin or salt (if desired). Serve with pita bread, pickled peppers or other picked vegetables, or fresh vegetables (tomatoes, mint, cucumber, spring onions, radishes).