Middle East advocacy coordinator shares father’s hummus recipe

Ilona with hummus plate

Ilona with hummus

Ilona garnishes the hummus with olive oil and parsley and serves it with pita and tomatoes.


Ilona Kassissieh’s father Nasri had a Bethlehem restaurant for 40 years, where her taught her some of the tricks of the trade. Her favorite recipe is a hummus dish with olive oil and parsley.

East Jerusalem and the Politics of Occupation

Occupational realities
AFSC Middle East Resource Series
Middle East Task Force
Winter 2004

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