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Hummus

Hummus

The first time I ate Hummus was during my study stay in India in 2011. I was sitting on the roof terrace of „La Terrace“ in Auroville. They offered great cooked vegetables served with Hummus. Until then the word „Hummus“ for me was something that gardeners need and love because it is the ultimate sign that the quality of the soil is good. Then I learned about the „culinary“ Hummus and it tasted just great. It’s been a couple of years since then and I always wanted to try to make Hummus myself. I tried several recipes, the following one is my favourite that evolved from all of these attempts. Hummus Source: own creation Yield: 4 portions Ingredients 250 g dried chickpeas (soaked and cooked ) OR 1 tin chickpeas (ca. 425 g, storebought) 1 garlic clove, mashed 2 tbsp tahini 4 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp lemon juice salt pepper 1 tbsp olive oil (optional) lemon slices (optional) olives (optional) Instructions Soak the chickpeas overnight. Drain them and keep the fluid (if you are …

Sweet Potatoes with Tahini Sauce

Sweet Potatoes with Onions and Tahini Sauce

I am a complete cookbook-junkie. My latest addition is the book “Jerusalem” by Ottolenghi. I crept around this book in every bookshop for a while and finally: it’s mine! Today’s recipe is heavily inspired by the baked pumpkin and onion with tahini sauce, but I changed and added some ingredients as there wasn’t everything available in my fridge at that time. I chose sweet potatoes because the color, as well as the texture, is quite similar and even the taste I made this dish a couple of times since then, it is very easy and as it can easily be reheated it is also great to prepare for work (even though it is best eaten fresh). Sweet Potatoes with Onions and Tahini Sauce Source: inspired by “Jerusalem” by Ottolenghi & Tamimi, modified Yield: 2 4 Sweet Potatoes, medium size 1 ½ tsp sweet paprika powder 2 red onions 50 g almond slivers 4 tbsp Tahini 5-6 tbsp water (maybe more) 2 tbsp lemon juice 1 garlic clove 1 tbsp za’atar some chopped parsley (fresh or …