I tried whole wheat couscous for the first time tonight and was disappointed with the taste. I thought it tasted kinda soapy.
I noticed a post by greygarious that mentioned that whole wheat couscous can go rancid quickly and now I'm wondering if that's why it taste off. I bought it about 4 weeks ago at a very busy Whole Foods in their bulk section. I would think that the turnover would be great.
So now I'm trying to figure out if I just don't like whole wheat couscous. Love the regular kind but trying to be healthier.
I only used a little salt and pepper and water. I probably would have used chicken stock rather than water but wanted to see what it tasted like with water before I used my homemade stock. And didn't want to add herbs or anything else for the same reason.
What's your experience?