Archive for July 11, 2015
Fads come and go so quickly that it can be difficult to keep up with, let alone stay ahead or on top of them. Aside from the entertainment industries, this sentiment is perhaps most easily seen in the food industry, where certain foods or food items either become one-hit wonders or become classic staples. A great example of this is coconut oil, which has been used in Caribbean, Indian, South American, and Southeast Asian cuisine for generations but has only recently exploded in Western markets.
And then of course, there were hummus dip recipes.
Hummus dips have been used in North African, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern cuisines for thousands of years. In fact, the oldest recipe for a food very similar in nature to modern day hummus can be traced all the back to ancient Egypt, where chickpeas -