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(ˈhuːməs) ,




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Noun1.hoummos - a thick spread made from mashed chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; used especially as a dip for pita; originated in the Middle East
paste, spread - a tasty mixture to be spread on bread or crackers or used in preparing other dishes
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The burger is topped with crunchy vegetables and rich houmus; making colourful and satisfying.
Israelis hope that the civil war ends as quickly as possible and nothing would make Israelis happier than having a friendly neighbour to fulfil the old dream of eating houmus in Damascus."
But homemade houmus was pleasantly textured and flavoursome, if a little underseasoned for my salt-craving taste buds.
The Basingstoke College of Technology nursery was giving children insufficient carbohydrate but has changed its snacks to fruit or carrot sticks plus crackers, bread sticks, toast, oatcakes, scones, flapjacks, cheese cubes, houmus or fromage frais.
Right now there is just a packet of ham, a pack of cooked chicken b houmus dip, carrots and gallons and gallons of milk.
For starters: tahini, houmus, taramasalata, tsatsiki, Cypriot potato salad, halloumi, olives and pitta bread.
a procession of squid, sea bream, red mullet, swordfish, whitebait, chips, salad, houmus, taramasalata, pitta bread and coffee (and another bottle of that local wine).
I enjoyed the change but obsessed over things like hot baguettes with chicken and melted cheese and drinks after work were when I really noticed the bread void - I broke open the crisps to soak up the pinot grigio and wanted to order flatbread and houmus.