Halloumi served plain is firm, salty and a bit rubbery. It is perhaps most comparable to a thick feta in taste with a smoother texture, though the taste of halloumi is certainly unique. But halloumi is not meant to be eaten plain. Halloumi should be warmed, grilled, or otherwise fired up in order to really be enjoyed.Where can I find halloumi?
The salty, semi-hard goat and sheep milk cheese hails from Cyprus and has a high melting point that makes it suitable to grill. In my heavily Greek neighborhood, halloumi can be found in almost every supermarket at a reasonable price.What to make with halloumi cheese?
Instructions Heat a grill pan over a high heat. Drizzle with the olive oil and salt and pepper. Place the slices onto the grill pan and grill for 3 minutes before turning over and grilling for a further 3 minutes. Place the grilled halloumi on a plate and drizzle with a splash more olive oil and top with some lemon zest if desired.