An easy way to tart up couscous as a side dish. This makes a side dish for four.
- Generous pinch of saffron fronds
- 3 tbs boiling water
Place them in a saucepan and let the saffron steep for 20 minutes while you make something else.
- 2-3 tbs pine nuts
Dry fry the pine nuts until they look a bit brown. Set aside.
- 225g couscous
- Equal volume of boiling water or vegetable stock
- Pinch of salt
- 2 tsp olive oil
Put all this in the pan containing the saffron. Cover and leave for five minutes.
- Leaves from a small bunch of parsley, chopped.