bunn (bunn) wrote,
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Hummus

I made some hummus on Saturday.  It is OK, but not... quite right.
50g sesame seeds, toasted (I think maybe I didn't toast them enough.  Maybe try adding pre-made tahini next time)
400g tin of  chickpeas (drained)
20ml olive oil
2 cloves garlic
juice of a lemon
about 100ml water
SHOULD have added: a pinch of salt.

and then I chopped the sesame seeds in the blender, mixed in the olive oil, added the rest and blended till it was smoothish.   The texture is maybe a little gritty - could have added more water & blended for longer.    To start with, the flavours were way off - the raw garlic and lemon juice was far too much.  Today, the flavours have blended a bit so the whole thing tastes more pleasingly hummus-y, but still is lacking something.  Maybe salt?   Or maybe try dried chickpeas instead of tinned?

I still haven't made any beer fudge, but this is definitely on my to-do list.  I originally came across the idea when I misread the words 'beer fridge' but the misreading sounded so delicious! 
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