All Hail Halloumi: The Salty Cheese You Should Be Eating More Of
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Miranda S. November 17, 2017
Last Summer, I spent 14 days in Cyprus. I had Halloumi at just about every meal. My host sent me home with a few blocks that later shared at a a Texas back yard BBQ. I grilled slices just to the point of softness, then sprinkled fresh lemon juice and passed around as appetizer. Very simple, but very good.
amysarah October 17, 2017
Nigella Lawson’s halloumi with chili peppers and lemon is very easy and really tasty. However, I’d note that the trick with halloumi is keeping it warm – I often serve it in the pan. It loses its charm quickly when it starts cooling and reverts back to squeaky from melting. (Btw, it’s also very similar to Greek Saganaki, if you've ever had that.)
HalfPint October 17, 2017
Word! I've made Nigella's halloumi a few times and it's so good. Makes me wonder why I don't make it more often :)
Zainab October 16, 2017
I fell in love with halloumi in London, too! (My Cypriot best friend gleefully encouraged this addiction.) I went through a phase of pan-searing it to go along with home fries and chili-fried eggs and honestly there is no better late breakfast on a cold weekend morning.
Stephanie B. October 16, 2017
Ahh I love halloumi. I first had it in Berlin. It was everywhere there - a halloumi sandwich or wrap only cost a couple euro from street carts. But alas, in rural PA halloumi costs an arm and a leg at the one store that even carries it. Le sigh.
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