Ptitim, aka Israeli couscous or Ben-Gurion’s rice, are little pasta balls. Traditionally served to children in Israel, it’s become a trendy side in the US, probably because it is extremely versatile. by Sara Paul Raffel.
Israeli couscous (called Ptitim or Ben-Gurion Rice in Israel) is actually not a grain like couscous. It is really a small pasta like orzo or grattoni. In Israel it is a common dish for children but here in the US it has a much loftier profile, used by foodies and food connoisseurs as a specialty … … Continue reading →