Recipes of this world: Hummus from Middle East

Hummus is one of the oldest foods that cuisine has known around the world. Its origins are highly disputed among the Middle East countries. Chickpeas – the main ingredient of hummus was consumed in ancient Palestine as well as in ancient Rome and was one of the earliest crops cultivated in Mesopotamia. But the one thing all people have in common when it comes to hummus is that everybody loves it equally, and enjoy gathering around and sharing this nutrition delight.

In this video we prepared a jewish recipe. Enjoy! בתאבון


  • 1 1/4 cup dried chickpeas, soaked overnight
  • 1/4 cup tahini paste
  • 2 cloves garlics
  • Juice of 1 or 2cup lemons
  • 4 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • salt & ground cumin as you like
  • Cayenne pepper to garnish

This Recipe will be served at our Benefit Dinner in the Turnhalle (Bern) at 11 Dezemeber 2018, 6:30 pm.

You are very welcome to attend and help us with your support to bring the voice of migrant women in the Swiss medias.

More info and reservations (in German)

Über Irina Ciorba

I started my journey by studying Psychology (at Bucharest University, Romania). As I advanced through the Master and Coach programmes with my NLP studies (at the Kutschera Institut, Austria), it became clearer and clearer that this is what I want to do with my life – accompany people in their journey towards a better life, full of joy and positive feelings. I’ve been working as a coach for the past 10 years and I’ve created and implemented personal developed programmes for children together with partners from Romania and Switzerland.

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