Hummus with herbs
Hummus with herbs provides a nice variation over the traditional chickpea spread that goes well with Italian plates of mixed antipasti.
Hummus with tahin forms part of the Middle Eastern culinary tradition, but Italian peasants have always been fond of pastes made from dried beans, peas and pulses. This hummus with herbs can be given a more distinct Italian flavour, if you leave out the tahini sesame pasta and give it a herbal touch with parsley, sage or chervil, or use cilantro to send your tastebuds across the Mediterranean to Spain or North Africa.
All versions make a great scoop when served with tasty grissini, bread or crackers.