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    • fly in the ointment
    • 31.10.12 | 16:45 (IST)

    There are so many variants on hummus. What does the Big Man favour? What are the political implications? Does he share? Does he wipe his plate clean with a pita? What is his position on tahina? Falafel? And, more vitally, halva? And what about Mitt Romney? We have a right to know.

    from the article: Hummus is standard fare at the White House, thanks to Obama's chef
    First published 09:25 31.10.12 | Last updated 09:25 31.10.12
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