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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

Popular Social Media Hashtags:

#hummusrecipe #homemade #hummuslovers #hummusday #foodporn #tasty #hummuslove #hummuslover #hummusaddict #foodlover

Other holidays in May to be on the lookout for include: National Missing Children’s Day, National Water a Flower Day, National Nurses Day,Star Wars Day and International Space Day.


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