Posted: 17/08/2014 at 20:22
Chicky, here taboulé (French spelling) is made from cous cous which is made from cooked wheat, like little grains of pasta. I pour boiling water on it and let it cool, stirring with a fork from time to time. Chop juicy tomatoes, cucumber, salad onion and sprinkle with salt and some vinaigrette. The juices will ooze out which then soak into the cous cous when you mix them together. You can add any veg, such as chopped French beans cooked al dente, that you like and herbs. Mint is traditional, I like basil and chives or parsley. You can add dried fruit if you like, sultanas, chopped apricot.