International Hummus Day
International Hummus Day is a day for all hummus lovers to unite and enjoy their favorite snack. Hummus is a traditional Middle Eastern dish compromised of cooked chickpeas, tahini, and other flavorings and spices. This holiday was created by Ben Lang, with the goal of creating “a holiday around a food that could bring people together from around the world.” The day was first celebrated in 2012.
h2>When is Hummas Day?
The third Thursday in May.
May 21st, 2020
May 20th, 2021
May 19th, 2022
How to Celebrate the Day?
- Celebration of this savory holiday is as simple as incorporating hummus into your breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
- Hummus enthusiasts can also visit hummusday.com and use the #InternationalHummusDay hashtag to help celebrate and ‘spread’ the love for hummus around the world.
- Invite friends and family over and try different types of hummus
- There is even chocolate, cake batter, and sea salt hummus for dessert
Facts/Trivia about Hummus Day:
- Hummus dates back to the 1300’s, when chickpeas were in abundance and commonly eaten
- The day was first celebrated in 2012 and created by Ben Lang.
- Hummus is healthy and an aphrodisiac
- The snack tastes amazing when dipped with a pita
- Wondering how to make the tasty treat? We have a delicious recipe for the basic hummus from foodrepublic.com. All you will need is the following:
- Sabra is one of the most popular humus brands.
1 ¼ cups dried chickpeas
1 teaspoon baking soda
6 ½ cups water
1 cup, plus 2 tablespoons light tahini paste
4 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
4 cloves garlic, crushed
6 ½ tablespoons ice-cold water
1 ½ teaspoons salt
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