Isn't houmous the best thing? It turns a sad packet of crisps into a full-blown picnic. It gives you a motherload of protein in the most delicious way possible.
Sure, supermarket houmous usually hits the spot - but don't you have greater houmous aspirations?
Making houmous at home is surprisingly easy; you basically throw stuff in a blender, and voila.
So now's the time to shine, houmous fiends of Britain. Try these recipes - every single one.
Alright alright, let's start with the basics.
If you've never made it from scratch before, here's how to make houmous.
2 Lemon and garlic houmous
This is a good twist on your old regular houmous for beginners.
3 Avocado houmous
The two gods of middle-class foods made a baby, and lord does it taste nice.
4 Peanut butter houmous
It sounds wrong but- actually no, it doesn't sound wrong at all. It sounds like perfection.
5 Cumin and coriander houmous
Just a few pinches of taste can make a whole lot of difference.
6 Roasted red pepper houmous
It's bright orange, but do not be afraid. Enter the light.
7 Green houmous
Herby and leafy af.
8 Roasted carrot houmous
Sneaky houmous, you. Trying to make us healthy too now, are you?
9 Caramelised onion houmous
It's like the delicious stuff you put on hotdogs, in houmous.
10 Black bean houmous
Like the houmous-ified version of the delicious black bean mush you get with Mexican food.
11 Creamy mustard houmous
Say yes to a mustardy punch in the face.
12 Roasted jalapeño houmous
Why shouldn't houmous be spicy? Everything should be spicy.
13 Lemon and artichoke houmous
Well aren't you a fancy pants?