Fluffy Couscous

Preparation info

  • Serves

    2 to 4

    • Difficulty


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V is for Vegan

By Kerstin Rodgers

Published 2015

  • About

This is a step-by-step guide to the best way of making couscous. It’s a bit fiddly and requires that you eschew such blasphemies as quick-cook couscous. But with this method, each grain will lift and separate just like a Playtex bra. No clumps, no sogginess. So, this weekend, have a go at making couscous from Northern Africa. I’ve combined it here with spices, and sweet and sour flavors. The idea is to reproduce that Middle Eastern vibe of fruity acidic tastes in a savory dish. If you don’t