Stuffing Chips - © Michael Moss - Salt Sugar Fat Book

Researchers have, for the first time, looked into what the scientific community calls ‘hyper-palatable’ foods; foods that combine ingredients apt to light up people’s brain-reward neural circuitry and overpower mechanisms that are supposed to signal when we’ve had enough to eat…

Hummus Closeup - © cookingchanneltv com

It never occurred to me that Hummus, the Middle Eastern Chickpea staple without which no meal there is complete, might be susceptible to some subtle (and some not so subtle) modifications making it an ideal addition to almost any regional or national cuisine…