Scarlet spread of bell pepper, pomegranate molasses & walnuts


Preparation info
  • Makes

    1–2 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Pomegranates & Artichokes: Recipes and memories of a journey from Iran to Italy

By Saghar Setareh

Published 2023

  • About

I first tried this surprisingly sweet, sour, hot and smoky dip at Hummustown, an organisation founded by Shaza Saker, a Syrian–Italian woman who, in her own words, sick of feeling sad, frustrated and helpless watching the civil war in Syria plundering on year after year, decided to be the change she wanted to see in the world. She created Hummustown as a way of giving independence to Syrian refugees in Rome, helping them integrate by doing what they do best: offering their excellent home cu