Cous Cous is a typical, traditional product from North Africa where it is a national dish in countries such as Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia. Over time its consumption has spread throughout Europe, especially in France and Italy, in the regions of Sicily, Liguria and Tuscany. De Cecco Cous Cous in 500g pack.s, made from a selection of the best ingredients and by using the most advanced technologies, to ensure the quality that has always distinguished the De Cecco brand. It is ideal for delicious first courses and salads, based on vegetables, pulses, meat and fish and is ready in 5 minutes.
This rice is one of the most widely used in Italy thanks to its characteristics of shape and substance. The grains are pleasantly large and visually appealing. This rice is particularly suited for both creamy risottos and "timballi" (oven-baked dishes) and "supplì" (rice croquettes).
When preparing a risotto, after removing the onion, let the the oil and butter reduce, add the rice and stir with a wooden spoon, so the rice does not come into contact with cold or sharp surfaces. Only when the rice has been toasted to perfection, i.e. it has absorbed all the condiment and has become shiny and transparent, can the other ingredients, called for in the recipe, be added.
Vacuum-packing prevents the rice from changing and preserves the colour, flavour and nutritional values of the grain.