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  • n. Alternative spelling of hummus.


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  • Lunches consisted of high pH-friendly houmus, alfalfa-based salads or pea soup, while afternoon snacks were crunchy mangetout or almonds.

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  • This is a smooth and fragrant dip, an unusual twist on houmus that is a perfect partner for fried chorizo on cocktail sticks.

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  • You expect to find standard fare in places labelled "Persian" - a homogenous Middle Eastern style of cooking that involves houmus, kebabs and tabbouleh.

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  • 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.

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  • The tabboule salad (£3.50) is sharp and deliciously gritty with chopped parsley; the houmus, £3.75, is sharp with fresh lemon juice rather than citric acid used in many kitchens; while the grilled halloum meshoue (£3.75), garnished with tomato, black olives and fresh mint, is nutty rather than greasy.

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  • while the chapter on dinner has a completely untweaked houmus starter, and a recipe for coq au vin straight from the Seventies.

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