Posts Tagged ‘Dip’

Garlic Supreme

Loving garlic as much as I do – and I love garlic – I was briefly in heaven when I discovered at a Lebanese restaurant in Cairo a dip called thoumiya. The name presumably derives from the Arabic thoum (ثوم), which means garlic, and this dip was all about garlic – almost pure garlic, touched […]


Make Some Tarator

As far as dips go, if it has raw garlic you can count me in. This started with guacamole and continued right on through to hummus and beyond. My most recent discovery is the Turkish dip tarator. Tarator consists of almonds ground with olive oil, water or broth, lemon juice, salt, pepper and garlic. As with […]