Yupik Couscous is made of granules from durum wheat semolina. Dry couscous can be cooked by steeping the granules in warm water for up to 10 minutes, or until the granules have absorbed the liquid and become tender. Couscous is mildly nutty and tender in texture; ideal for salads, soups, side dishes, or other cooking applications. Couscous can also be used in baking applications. Buy couscous by 500g, kilo, or case to keep your cupboard well-stocked with this pantry essential!
HEALTH BENEFITS: Low-calorie carb!
Couscous is not only delicious and versatile, it also contains nutritional goodness! Here are few of the facts:
- Low-calorie, non-fat
- Cholesterol-free, sodium-free
- Good source of protein, fiber, and complex carbohydrates
CULINARY TWIST: More than a side dish!
Couscous can be used to create delicious salads, stuffing’s, side dishes, or can be used as a bed for stews, curries, and more! Couscous is a wonderful carrier of flavors; even sweet flavors! Follow this delectable recipe for Kebabs with Grilled Plums and Couscous
! Couscous also pairs extraordinarily well with nuts and dried fruits, including, currants, raisins, and almonds. Follow this recipe for Sweet Couscous with Apricot Compote and Almonds
and enjoy a unique twist on dessert!
ABOUT DURUM WHEAT: Did you know?
Nearly all commercial dry pasta’s are exclusively made from durum wheat!
HOW TO STORE YOUR COUSCOUS: Preserve freshness!
Store in a cool, dry place for up to 12 months.