Posts Tagged ‘couscous’

Recipe: Beetroot Haloumi Salad

After sharing my current favourite dukkah recipe with you last week, today I thought I’d share a salad I’ve been using it on – my beetroot haloumi salad! This salad is super colourful (and delicious!) making it perfect for a BBQ or even part of your Christmas spread. Plus, it features haloumi so how could you possibly go wrong!

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Recipe: Couscous & Chickpea Salad

Now that I’m back in the swing of things post Christmas holidays and moving house I’m back to making big salads on a Sunday afternoon to fuel me for a week of lunches at work. This one was a great way to start as it was quick and easy to prepare, full of flavour and also enough protein to stop me reaching for a mid-afternoon snack. I had been favouring Israeli couscous in recent times but decided it was time to pull the ol’ standard couscous out of the pantry, and I’m very glad I did – it worked a treat!

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Recipe: Pumpkin & Chilli Israeli Couscous

I went through a phase a while ago when I was using Israeli (or pearl as it’s also known) couscous all the time, then all of a sudden I just stopped buying it for no particular reason. Over the last few weeks I have seen a lot of recipes pop up on blogs I follow, so decided it was about time I restocked the cupboard and reignited my love for Israeli couscous. If you haven’t used it before it’s a much larger grain than standard couscous and puffs up in size when cooked, but it’s just as quick and easy to prepare as standard couscous. I just find it tastier!

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