Salt, Fat, Acid, Repeat: Hummus Past and Present

Date & Time October 23, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mugar 235

What can historical cookbooks tell us about the history of one of the world's most popular dishes? This talk charts the medieval history of hummus recipes as a basis for understanding its present. Come eat Middle Eastern food and hear food researcher Anny Gaul discuss the links between cuisine and history in the MENA region. Come join the Middle East Research Group (MERG), formerly known as NIMEP, on learning about the history of hummus.