― Before this, I've never even heard of couscous. And today, I think I made a pretty successful dish out of it. ∙ For those who do not know, Couscous is a North African and Sicilian dish of semolina in granules made from crushed durum wheat. It is traditionally served with meat or vegetable stew spooned over it. ∙ And the best thing? It hardly requires any preparation! ∙ All you have to do is: ∙ 1) Bring water to a boil ∙ 2) Add some vegetable/chicken stock to it [...].