Halloumi (250g)

£5.35

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A type of Cypriot cheese made from a mixture of sheep and goat milk with a slightly salty flavour. It has a high melting point allows it to keep its form well when cooking and is perfect for grilling or frying. Halloumi is often used as a meat substitute in vegetarian dishes for its wonderful texture as well as flavour.

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Transport your taste buds to the sun-drenched shores of Greece with our Greek Halloumi cheese, a Mediterranean delight brought to you by The Black Farmer. Handcrafted with care, this traditional Cypriot cheese is made from a blend of locally sourced sheep and goat milk, resulting in a unique and irresistible flavor profile. With its distinctive squeaky texture and remarkable ability to hold its shape when grilled or fried, Greek Halloumi is perfect for adding a touch of Mediterranean magic to your salads, sandwiches, or mezze platters. Whether enjoyed on its own or as a star ingredient in your culinary creations, our Greek Halloumi promises a taste experience that captures the essence of Greek cuisine.
STORAGE ADVICE
To ensure the freshness and taste of Greek Halloumi, it is recommended to store it properly. Keep the package of Greek Halloumi in the refrigerator at a temperature below 40°F (4°C). Ensure that the package is tightly sealed or transfer the cheese to an airtight container to prevent any exposure to air or moisture. Properly stored, Greek Halloumi can be refrigerated for up to 1-2 weeks. If you do not plan to consume it within that time, you can also freeze the Halloumi. Wrap the cheese tightly in plastic wrap or place it in a freezer-safe bag before storing it in the freezer. Frozen Halloumi can maintain its quality for up to 3-4 months. When you are ready to use it, thaw the Halloumi in the refrigerator and consume it within a few days for the best flavor and texture.
PACKAGING
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Your item will arrive in a 100% recycled box lovingly packed with FSC-certified shredded spruce from Britain and Sweden, natural sheep’s wool insulation and non-toxic chilled gel packs, all of which can be reused, composted or recycled. To recycle the gel packs, simply cut a corner and dispose of the contents through your normal domestic waste system, as the gel isn’t harmful to the environment. Better still, reuse them by storing in the freezer and chilling other products. The only component from our packaging that can’t be recycled are the foil liners which need to be go in household waste; the poly bags meat comes in needs to go in plastic recycling.
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Greek Halloumi cheese is a versatile and delicious ingredient that can be enjoyed in various ways. Here’s a serving suggestion for Greek Halloumi cheese:
Grilled Halloumi Skewers with Mediterranean Salad:
Ingredients:
• 250g Greek Halloumi cheese, cut into bite-sized cubes
• Cherry tomatoes
• Cucumber, sliced
• Red onion, thinly sliced
• Kalamata olives
• Fresh basil leaves
• Extra virgin olive oil
• Lemon juice
• Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions:
1. Preheat your grill or grill pan to medium-high heat.
2. Thread the Halloumi cheese cubes onto skewers, alternating with cherry tomatoes.
3. In a bowl, combine cucumber slices, red onion slices, Kalamata olives, and fresh basil leaves.
4. Drizzle the salad with extra virgin olive oil and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper, then toss to combine.
5. Place the Halloumi skewers on the preheated grill and cook for about 2-3 minutes on each side until grill marks appear and the cheese is slightly softened.
6. Remove the skewers from the grill and serve them alongside the Mediterranean salad.
This dish is perfect as an appetizer or a light main course. The grilled Halloumi cheese has a delightful salty flavor and a satisfyingly chewy texture. Paired with the fresh and vibrant Mediterranean salad, it creates a harmonious balance of flavors. Enjoy!

 

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