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    • kingmonkey
    • By kingmonkey 28th Apr 07, 8:03 PM
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    • #2
    • 28th Apr 07, 8:03 PM
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    • 28th Apr 07, 8:03 PM
    I think you should treat cous cous as you would rice or mince.

    If you cooled and refrigerated it quite soon after cooking then it would be safe to reheat.
  • Sharra
    • #3
    • 28th Apr 07, 9:05 PM
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    • 28th Apr 07, 9:05 PM
    It is very nice cold tho
  • katiekoo
    • #4
    • 28th Apr 07, 9:54 PM
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    • 28th Apr 07, 9:54 PM
    I love to add roasted veggies to cold couscous. It is such a nice food that you can mix with so many things....tomorrow we are having leftover roast chicken and veggies with leftover couscous. Such an easy and delicious meal. Yum!
    • belfastgirl23
    • By belfastgirl23 28th Apr 07, 11:17 PM
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    • #5
    • 28th Apr 07, 11:17 PM
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    • 28th Apr 07, 11:17 PM
    I'd eat cold too...why risk it when it's yummy like this (and supposed to be hot again tomorrow )

  • spaghetti monster
    • #6
    • 11th Mar 08, 8:18 AM
    half-ton left over couscous
    • #6
    • 11th Mar 08, 8:18 AM
    I'm now better with rice and pasta, but with couscous I make at least 4 times too much... (it just looks so little, dry in the bowl! )

    I ate quite a lot of the left-overs yesterday for lunch and OH later announced he doesn't like it and only ate it because we had someone over for dinner! (which means I can con him into eating it if well disguised and yes, I'm talking about my OH, not a child!)

    So, I just looked up some recipes for a cake or biscuits using couscous but not much luck - there were some but they called for dry couscous and you cook it with honey, orange juice/lemon juice. I guess it gets more flavour in.

    I was also wondering if couscous is like rice - shouldn't really eat it so long after cooking.
    It's been sitting in the fridge since Sunday evening (with a bit of olive oil and raisins stirred in)

    Any ideas welcome!
    • squeaky
    • By squeaky 11th Mar 08, 8:37 AM
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    • #7
    • 11th Mar 08, 8:37 AM
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    • 11th Mar 08, 8:37 AM


    The Complete Cooking Collection

    Look under "Cous cous"


    cous cous threads here on Old Style

    Last edited by squeaky; 11-03-2008 at 8:40 AM.
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    • chelms38
    • By chelms38 27th Jul 12, 4:13 PM
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    • #8
    • 27th Jul 12, 4:13 PM
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    • 27th Jul 12, 4:13 PM
    Recent convert to cous cous after holiday in Crete and it is a nice change from pasta & rice as it is something light that can be eaten both hot or cold.
    • maman
    • By maman 27th Jul 12, 5:18 PM
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    • #9
    • 27th Jul 12, 5:18 PM
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    • 27th Jul 12, 5:18 PM
    Sorry, I can't answer your question but it's delicious cold with all salady bits chopped into it and some meat or tuna or even cheese cubes if you've got it. Ideal for a packed lunch as a change from sarnies.
    • kitschkitty
    • By kitschkitty 27th Jul 12, 6:30 PM
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    Umm this is an old thread with no actual new questions in it at the mo.
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