Their Hummus, Tabbouleh, and Other Dishes Taste Like Home
By Luke Pyenson, Globe Correspondent
05.28.08. "... most of us have been settling for only vaguely authentic-tasting versions of these flavorful, nutritious staples. Samira and Ragab Hamdoun decided to change that with a line of products called Samira's Homemade....more

Hummus delicious enough for her own family
08.26.16 "I made all the food for a party, and everyone said it was the best they ever had. That was in 2006, and six months later, I sold out 35 containers of my hummus at Formaggio Kitchen in Cambridge in two hours. I went to Harvard Extension School at night for my degree in business management, got my wholesale license in 2009, and left my job to start my business in 2010....more

Egyptian, Lebanese fare at Samira's

By Lauren MacCarthy
04.17.13. " At Samira's Homemade, two cultures come together. From the small takeout shop, you can order the national dish of Egypt, ful medames, made with fava beans, tahini, lemon juice, and olive oil. That sits near muhammara, a spread of roasted red peppers, toasted walnuts, and pomegranate molasses, traditional in Lebanon. ...more


Samira's Homemade in Edible Boston Magazine. Spring 2010
By Rachel Travers
Samira and Ragab Hamdoun from Belmont are the proud owners of a small family business called Samira's Homemade, producing authentic Egyptian and Lebanese foods... more


03.10.09. "I wish I could live in South End Formaggio. Their homemade hummus and pita bread (some things I wouldn't think to buy at a cheese shop) is some of the best I've ever had. They also have a hummus-like spread which is an Egyptian specialty [Ful Medammes] is incredible...heat it up a tiny bit in the microwave, throw some chopped up tomatoes, red onion and olive oil on it and you'll be in heaven." ...more