Cuscusu di Pistacchi, Monastero di Santo Spirito D’agrigento

Pistachio Couscous from the Santo Spirito Monastery, Agrigento

Preparation info
  • Makes

    8 to 12

    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Nick Malgieri

Published 1990

  • About

I first heard of the famous pistachio couscous of Agrigento from Paula Wolfert, shortly before leaving on a trip through Italy with my friend Sandy Leonard in May 1988 to look for unusual recipes. Soon after Sandy and I arrived in Sicily, Paula’s friend Pasqualino Giudice put me in touch with the dean of Agrigento’s chefs, Professore Salvatore Schifano