Our Range of Dips
The Taste of Tradition in Every Bite
The Heartbeat of Middle Eastern & Armenian Dining
At the crossroads of culture, where history and flavor intertwine, lies hummus—a culinary gem that transcends borders and embodies the very essence of Middle Eastern dining. This humble dish, born from the marriage of chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, and a symphony of spices, carries with it a legacy that spans centuries.
Hommos, which takes its name from the Arabic word for “chickpea,” is not merely a dip; it is a tradition, a story, and a reflection of a shared heritage. As you delve into its velvety texture and earthy aroma, you’re embarking on a journey through time, tracing the footsteps of generations who have relished this masterpiece.
But hommos is more than just a sensory delight—it’s an emblem of hospitality. Across Middle Eastern homes and tables, hummus serves as the quintessential offering of welcome. As pita bread breaks the surface of this creamy concoction, barriers crumble and connections are forged. Its communal nature encourages shared laughter, spirited conversations, and a celebration of togetherness that bridges the gaps between cultures and backgrounds.
A Melody of Earthy Enchantment
Amid the vibrant tapestry of the region’s flavors, there exists a dip that captures the very essence of the region’s culinary artistry—Baba Ghanouj. Born from the marriage of luscious eggplants and the velvety embrace of tahini, this dish weaves a tale of rustic charm and timeless elegance that has graced tables for generations.
Baba Ghanouj is more than a dip; it’s a celebration of the earth’s bounty and the skilled hands that transform simple ingredients into a symphony of taste. Charred eggplants lend their smoky essence, infusing the dip with a depth that resonates from the first bite. The tahini, with its creamy texture and nutty undertones, interlaces with the eggplants, creating a harmony that dances on the palate.
Baba Ghanouj isn’t just a dish; it’s an invitation to partake in the Middle Eastern ritual of savoring. As you dip fresh pita or crunchy vegetables into its depths, you’re not merely experiencing a taste—it’s a journey into tradition, culture, and the heart of a region where hospitality reigns supreme. The act of sharing baba ghanouj is a gesture of warmth, an embrace of camaraderie, and an opportunity to bond over a shared love for the exquisite.
In the realm of culinary artistry, there exists a masterpiece that resonates with the very spirit of the Middle East—Muhammara. A tapestry of flavors woven from red peppers, walnuts, and the soulful embrace of spices, this dip is a sensory journey that unveils the heart of a region known for its vibrant traditions and rich heritage.
Muhammara is not just a dip; it’s a story whispered through each ingredient, a narrative that unfolds with every bite. Vibrant red peppers, roasted to perfection, lend their sweetness and smokiness, while the walnuts provide a delicate crunch that dances in rhythm with the palate. Pomegranate molasses adds a tangy undertone that awakens the senses, while a medley of spices—cumin, Aleppo pepper, and more—infuses the dip with warmth and depth.
This dip is a testament to the region’s passion for hospitality. It graces tables at celebrations and everyday meals alike, embodying the region’s deep-rooted tradition of welcoming guests with open arms and open hearts. As you share Muhammara, you’re inviting others to partake in a sensory journey, to experience a piece of the regions’s soul. The act of dipping fresh bread or crudités into this masterpiece becomes a shared experience, transcending language and cultural barriers.
Few dips possess the ability to awaken the senses quite like Garlic Paste—a humble yet potent dip that captures the essence of boldness and simplicity in perfect harmony. Crafted from the unassuming garlic bulb and the silken caress of oil, this condiment is a testament to the power of a few essential ingredients brought together with finesse.
Garlic Paste is more than a dip; it’s a revelation. A symphony of sharpness and earthiness, it begins with the humble garlic clove, a treasure chest of flavor concealed within its papery layers. Crushed and transformed into a paste, it releases an aroma that announces its presence with unapologetic confidence. This is the fragrance of kitchens where stories are told, secrets shared, and love is poured into every dish.
Beyond its vital culinary role, Garlic Paste is a reflection of heritage and tradition. Across cultures and cuisines, garlic has long been celebrated for its medicinal and culinary properties, revered for its ability to infuse dishes with character. In Middle Eastern and Armenian kitchens, Garlic Paste isn’t just a condiment; it’s a staple, an essential that adds depth to the simplest of meals and sophistication to the grandest feasts.