Thursday, September 14, 2006

Middle eastern studies: Youmna's hummus and pita

Youmna's hummus and pita
Originally uploaded by trudeau.
In the background, students are preparing to present powerpoint-type reports on the nations of Southwest Asia. In the foreground is Youmna M., one of my several students whose Middle Eastern heritage enables us to gain a deeper undertsanding of the region.

Youmna's hummus (chickpeas, olive oil, tahini, garlic, seasoning) and historic pita bread were delicious and are classics of world cuisine.

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