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I love couscous – it is so simple. Whoever invented it should be given the biggest medal going.

Couscous is available in most supermarkets and looks very granular. Treat it as a carbohydrate and substitute potatoes or pasta or rice with couscous.

I allow 50g per person and just add boiling water and allow it stand for a few minutes. You can add all sorts of things from really basic peas or sweetcorn to the more exotic like crystallised ginger and finely chopped mango.


1. Allow 50g of couscous per person.

2.Add 50ml of boiling for each 50g of couscous.  Allow to stand for a few minutes and then fluff up with a fork.

If you remember that 50ml of water weighs 50g and use a big bowl, you can weigh it all together!


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