Sainsbury’s Coriander and Lemon Savoury Couscous

26 November 2012

Unlike the Ainsley Harriot cous cous I’m used to, this requires a lot of faffing about- not simply a case of adding water and waiting! I had to heat oil in a pan, stir fry the cous cous for a minute, add water, cover it, remove from the heat, leave to stand for 5 minutes,… [Read More]

Ainsley Harriot Spice Sensation Cous Cous

09 August 2012

Gorgeous taste of coriander! Pleasant citrus-y aftertaste, very similar to chicken tikka, only without the chicken! Wonderful Indian flavours. Tasty garlic complements the spices. Pleasant cous cous texture. The instructions indicated that I could also add a nob of butter or some olive oil for extra richness; this isn’t required. It’s plenty rich enough already…. [Read More]

Ainsley Harriot Roasted Vegetable Cous Cous

26 March 2012

Pleasant to look at, with a surprisingly large quantity (and size) of vegetables, considering this is instant cous cous! Tasty is a very vague word, but seems to be the only word to convey the flavours of the dish. It’s difficult to put my finger on what makes it taste good. Perhaps it’s the mild… [Read More]