Couscous is a wheat semolina that some love to present as the finest pasta in the world.
| Speciality of the Maghreb and the Mediterranean cuisine. No doubt that in Morocco the "Couscous" is the best representative. Often prepared for lunch on Fridays, very important meal in the Muslim custom.
The word "Couscous" refers the semolina, steamed, wich can enter into the composition of several dishes like the famous dish called as well "Couscous". Several variations of the dish of couscous exist using other types of semolina or cereals ("Dchicha" barley-based, "Baddaz" made from corn).
Unknown abroad, sweet varieties of this dish exist and are very popular in Morocco.