Pakhuis de Zwijger and the Hummus Academy proudly present an evening with awarded chef Sami Tamimi.

Welcome to a special opportunity and intimate experinece with chef Sami Tamimi, co-partner of Ottolenghi. The Tamimi-Ottolenghi brand is that of fresh contemporary dishes with roots in the Palestinian cuisine. Chef Tamimi will be flying in from London, offering a private cooking class demo. Tamimi will prepare and elaborate on the dish that is at the heart of the Palestinian heritage: the iconic Hummus. The chef will then be open for questions in a Q&A before a special dinner.


Your experience and ticket include:

  1. A cooking demo of making authentic Hummus with two different toppings.
  2. Q&A with Tamimi.
  3. Talks by global experts: What is The Hummus Academy? Why will Hummus be the first thing to plant on Mars? Can Hummus be claimed? The 13,000-year history of Hummus and its recipes.
  4. A special vegetarian Palestinian Dinner inspired by chef Tamimi.
  5. You will go home with a printed indigenous recipe for a perfect Hummus, as well as fresh information about ingredients and histories of food from this cuisine.
  6. The evening offers a pop-up ethical Souq of Hummus, Tahini, Summaq, Zaatar and other related products.

Sami Tamimi and Yotam Ottolenghi are co-partners of restaurants and co-author chefs of Jerusalem and Ottolenghi: The Cookbook. His latest book Falastin (co-authored with T. Wigley and in bookstores in Dutch) is a love letter to Palestine where Tamimi retraces the lineage and evolution of his country’s cuisine. Falastin covers the territory between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River. The Tamimi & Ottolenghi books have sold over a million copies in the Netherlands alone.

“The Palestinian cuisine is probably my favorite cuisine” – Yotam Ottolenghi

Book early, limited seats.

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