There’s no Kitchen Stadium, no chairman, and the secret ingredient is known to all: The chickpea.
Israel and Lebanon, which have been locked in an official state of war for more than 60 years, have widened the battlefield to culinary heights. In October, Lebanon set a record for the world’s largest serving of hummus. This week, Israel shattered that record. The Jerusalem Post reported on the heated battle between these two old foes.
The Big Lipowsky first learned of the hummus feud in October, which resulted in The Arab-Israeli conflict gets a little creamier.
Hummus has been tangled up in the Middle East conflict, as Sacha Baron Cohen illustrated in last year’s movie “Bruno.”