About Couscous Whole Wheat Organic
Although confused as a grain, couscous is actually a form of pasta made of semolina and wheat flour that is moistened and tossed together until it forms little balls. Whole wheat couscous originated in the North African region of the Sahara Desert and is a staple food in many of that region’s countries including Morocco, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, and Algeria.
Our whole wheat couscous is from Italy and is very versatile ingredient.
Storage and shelf life
Store organic couscous in a dry and sealable food storage container – we recommend glass. Keep the container in a cool, dry and dark area out of the sun and heat. Keep the container away from liquids that may leak into it.
Organic couscous, when properly stored, have a shelf life for up to 2 years.
Shipping and delivery
The product is available for delivery and pick up from our store in de Pijp.
The product is delivered in recycled paper bags.
Nutritional Value per 100 g
Energy 338 kcal
Protein (g) 12
Fat (g) 1.5 (Saturated: 0.4)
Carbohydrates (g) 65 (Sugars: 3)
Dietary fiber (g) 8
Salt (g) 0.01
Allergens: Gluten and possible cross contamination of soya protein(-derivatives), nuts(-derivatives) and sesame.
How to use
Whole wheat couscous can be used as a side dish, as part of a salad, added to a soup, or as a component of an entrée when combined with other hearty ingredients. Because of its “blank slate” flavor profile, it is the ideal base for a wide range of seasonings, from sweet to spicy, as well as ingredients, pairing well with anything from tomatoes to raisins.