About Cous Cous

When cooked, cous cous expands and becomes light and fluffy; the simplicity and versatility of cous cous also makes it easy to add flavours to. It is a great solution for a lighter alternative to rice or pasta, a quick dinner fix or just a tasty snack.

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Top Tips from Ainsley

In need of some inspiration for how you can make a quick filling dish? Here are a couple of top tips from Ainsley on how you can make your cous cous more exciting.

Want to know how you can jazz up your cous cous? Watch Ainsley in full action and get inspiration for your next cous cous dish.

In need of some inspiration on how to cook up a quick and healthy salad? Ainsley has some top tips on how to get a tasty salad prepared up in no time.

Remember to fluff! Once you have added the boiling water and left it for 3 minutes fluff it gently with a fork by slowly scraping the surface. That way you break up any clumps for the perfect light and fluffy cous cous.


Cous cous is a great versatile complement to any dish, it can be mixed with vegetables, meat and fish or even with fresh fruit. The Ainsley range is easy to cook, only taking 3 minutes, making it possible to prepare an everyday meal and luxury feast in no time.

..as a salad

Lemon, Mint & Parsley Cous Cous Salad with Beetroot and Roasted Red Pepper

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..with seafood

Roasted Salmon & Spice Sensation Cous Cous with Mango

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..for filling up wraps

Grilled Halloumi Wraps with Tomato & Chilli Cous Cous

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..Moroccan style

Lamb Skewers with Tahini Dressing & Moroccan Medley Cous Cous

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..rolled up and fried

Wild Mushroom & Vegetable Cous Cous Cakes

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Add in a dash of lime juice, a couple of juicy tomatoes and a little feta cheese to make a delicious and easy salad.

A tangy twist of apple sunflower seeds and cumin - perfect with lamb
A taste of the sunny mediterranean - perfect with pork or chicken
A tangy lemon flavour - perfect with fish or lamb
With the hot and spicy kick of jalapeno pepper - perfect with lamb or beef

Cous Cous

The Ainsley range has made cous cous even easier to cook and more flavourful. With a range of aromas from all over the world you are really in for a treat with which ever flavour you choose. Explore the great range here and discover your favourite!

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