Couscous is a magnificently hospitable dish for a number of people. Meat and vegetables can be varied with the season. If one or two extra people turn up, just add extra couscous. The explanation may sound laborious, but once you understand the stages, Couscous is very little trouble – especially if you make it at the weekend when there is help around. Then the preparation is nearly as much fun for everyone as the eating.
The traditional couscoussier is a huge double pot. In