Soak apricots in water to cover, overnight.
Drain water into a saucepan, add sugar and bring to the boil, stirring. Return apricots to syrup, cook for 10 minutes or until soft and luscious, and leave to cool.
Place cous cous grains in a big, wide bowl. Pour boiling water evenly over the top, then drizzle with extra virgin olive oil, cover bowl and leave to rest for 5 minutes. Wo