Couscous and Tirshi

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By Tal Smith

Published 2014

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Couscous forms the basis of Libyan cuisine because it is so good at absorbing the sauce from all those stews that the Libyans love to cook. Couscous is an accompaniment to almost everything we eat, and most of the time, when we have couscous, our mother will also make tirshi: a zesty mash of butternut, carrots and baby marrow, seasoned with cumin, paprika, garlic and extra virgin olive oil. The couscoustirshi combination is particularly delicious with meat dishes–I would definitely recommen