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Sweet Mesfouf – and our recipe attempts in pictures!

Mesfouf ~ Sweet Couscous

Long time not posting a food recipe! So the one we share with you today came up during a chat in the Our Algeria group. Um Youssef shared a picture …. Sister Nawel the recipe for ‘the picture’ and Umm Hamza got creative in her kitchen and put the recipe and the pictures together ma shaa Allah. So here is the recipe from her blog halalhomecooking.com

Ingredients

  • 250 grams fine couscous
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 35 grams unsalted butter, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • handful of almonds
  • handful of walnuts
  • handful of pistachios
  • handful of golden raisins
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange blossom water (rose water can be used instead)
  • sugar / honey / sweetener to taste*

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