Hummusiya: Hummus is more than just a dip
Spisehuset on Magstræde has adopted a new food trend from New York, London and Amsterdam: Variations of a traditional Middle Eastern hummus bar, where you can buy a square meal on every street corner based on chickpeas and sesame (tahin).
Such hummus bars are called hummusiya, and this is actually the name of Spisehuset’s stall in Food Court.
Here, you can get creamy hummus with mounds of tahin, seasoned with cumin and served with chilli sauce, fresh herbs and the season’s best pickled vegetables from Danish agriculture – not to mention bread. You can choose between toppings consisting of ragu or vegetable sauce.
Spisehuset has already bought the last Danish chickpeas on the market as well as a whopping 400 kg of tahin from the Middle East.
Hummus was selected as the primary ingredient because it is tasty, filling and, of course, healthy.
If the guests at Roskilde Festival help turn the idea of hummus as a main course into a success, Spisehuset hopes to open hummus bars in Copenhagen. Until then, Spisehuset will serve it on Magstræde.
You can find Hummusiya in Food Court.