I'd never eaten hummus when I started working at this vegan kitchen. I tried their hummus, and nearly threw up... knowing nothing about it, I assumed hummus was horrible and decided I wouldn't eat it again.
Shortly thereafter, I found myself at a little middle-eastern establishment for lunch, and there was a hummus plate complimentary with my food. Much to my suprise, the hummus was awesome (with some warmed pita bread, olive oil, and paprika). It wasn't until much later in my culinary experience that I learned why the hummus we made at work was so horrible: we used whole garbanzo beans and, rather than cooking them off and removing the husks, we ground the whole bean (husk and all) and used that
in the recipe. I guess this is a bad