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A chewy, white, brined Cypriot cheese, traditionally made from sheep's and goat's milk, that is often served grilled or fried.

[Modern Greek khalloúmi, from Cypriot Maronite Arabic xallúm, from Arabic ḥalūm, mild white cheese, from ḥaluma, to be gentle, mild.]


(həˈluːmɪ) or


(Cookery) a salty white sheep's-milk cheese from Greece or Turkey, usually eaten grilled
[probably from Arabic haluma be mild]
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THE REGISTRATION of halloumi as a protected designation of origin is threatening to become a never-ending problem, only second to the Cyprus problem.
I went for mini fish and chips with pea puree, halloumi salad with chilli tomato salsa, and salt and cracked black pepper squid with paprika aioli.
eth]nhe EU General Court (Fourth chamber) dismissed Cyprus' appeals against the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (for trade marks and designs) decisions in 2013 not to accept the trade names HALLOUMI and XA[eth]cents[eth]centsOYMI as "community trade marks.
Razan, 31, who fled the war in her homeland two years ago, makes halloumi cheese in Linthwaite under the name Yorkshire Dama Cheese.
Halloumi panzanella salad Serves 4 Ingredients 1 large red onion, halved and finely sliced 4 tbsp red wine vinegar 800g/1lb 12oz ripe vine tomatoes, cut into irregular chunks 290g jar red and yellow roasted peppers, drained and roughly chopped 1 ciabatta loaf (about 270g), cut into 2cm chunks 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 250g block halloumi, cut into 8 thick slices small pack basil, leaves picked Method 1 Put the red onion in a large bowl and mix with the vinegar and a pinch of salt.
BEGINNER HALLOUMI BURGERS AND SWEET POTATO CHIPS Serves 4 Prep time 20 mins Cook time 1 hr Calories 737 calories / serving INGREDIENTS 450g light halloumi, sliced 1 tbsp olive oil 182g tub of Tesco Red Pepper Houmous 4 seeded burger buns, sliced 1 little gem lettuce, leaves separated 2 large tomatoes, sliced 3 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 cm chips 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp sea salt METHOD Switch your traditional beef burger for this surprisingly simple but delicious vegetarian halloumi version.
Halloumi burgers with red pepper houmous and sweet potato chips make a welcome break from the classic burger and chips This is what the nation's foodies have been waiting for.
Cut a 250g pack Cypriot halloumi into 6 slices, then chargrill or grill them until golden brown, about 1 min per side.
The offerings include a chickenA[degrees]based Club Poulet, seafoodA[degrees]based Club Saumon Crabe and cheeseA[degrees]based Club Halloumi Legumes.
Falafel's | halloumi The full range of eight hot sauces from Kings Heath spice girl Pip Bradley are here with cheese, citrusy guacamole, sour cream, salsa with jalapenos and coriander (PS5).