Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


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By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1998

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Couscous is a hard-wheat semolina grain that is the perfect accompaniment for North African and many Middle Eastern dishes. There has been much discussion about how inferior instant (pre-cuit) couscous is to the long-cooking kind. But the fact of the matter is most markets only carry the instant. So let me show you how to make the best of a good thing. Ignore the instructions on the box and proceed as follows.