humous humous

Definition(s):

  • (n) a thick spread made from mashed chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; used especially as a dip for pita; originated in the Middle East

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • A dip of pureed beets made a welcome break from the ubiquity of humous, and though I usually don't eat fish east of the Bekaa valley (having had some bad experiences with masgouf .

News

  • Kin welcome withdrawal for troops

    The families of American soldiers killed fighting in Afghanistan welcomed Pres­ident Obama’s order to prepare for all troops to be pulled from there by the end of the year. “It’s a very, very positive decision,” said Paul Monti, whose son, Army Sgt. Jared C. Monti, was awarded a post­humous Medal of Honor after he was killed trying to save a comrade in 2006. “It’s about time we brought all of ...
    on February 26, 2014     Source: Boston Herald

Quotes

  • "Ice cream is big in Israel. Avi's a great guy, he makes it kosher," said Greenfield. "Oddly enough, whenever we go to Israel, we end up doing a lot of eating. The last time we were there we went on a humous tour."
    on Jun 27, 2009 By: Jerry Greenfield Source: Jerusalem Post

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