“Church of the Chickpea”

Like any great religion, hummus is something to fight about – something for people to disagree and hate each other about.



There are disputes about where hummus originated, among which peoples, and how long ago. And, of course, there are disputes about how to make it and what goes in it.

Here’s a really good piece of hummus writing  (an exemplar of the genre) which covers most of that ground and more. Thanks to Mack Sperling for spotting it.

Although there will be those who disagree, I am pretty sure hummus originated in Greensboro, North Carolina, fifteen or twenty years ago. Even within Greensboro though, there are disagreements about how you make it.



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