International Hummus Day falls on May 13 every year and has been celebrated around the world for the past six years. The word "Hummus" comes from the Arabic word meaning "chickpeas" and originated in the Middle East. The famous dish is a dip made from mashed chickpeas blended with varied ingredients like tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic. Many sources describe hummus as an ancient food and connect it to famous historical figures such as Saladin. Here are International Hummus Day images you can share with family snd friends to make them aware of this day.
More #Hummus facts on international #HummusDay:— WFP Lebanon (@WFPLebanon) May 13, 2019
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- over the last 3 months, an average of $86,676 was spent on hummus
- Around 1% of total sales is hummus#WFPLebanon pic.twitter.com/GyAkVaEgwr