Halloumi Cheese

Halloumi Cheese

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Item Number: #4915
Weight: 0.55lbs
$7.50
Description

Halloumi is a semi-hard, unripened, brined cheese made from a mixture of cow, sheep, and goat's milk.  Halloumi has a high melting point, so it can easily be fried or grilled.  The texture is similar to mozzarella or thick feta, except that it has a strong, salty flavor from the brine preserve.  Cooking the Halloumi removes all its saltiness and empowers it with a creamy texture.  Originating from Cyrpus, Halloumi is commonly served in a watermelon salad during warmer months due to its crisp freshness.  It is also fantastic when grilled or pan seared.

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  • soft
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Flavor

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  • mild
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