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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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WHEN the outgoing president of the European Commission Jean Claude Juncker, brokered a proposed deal on the registering of halloumi as a PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) between the two sides, some four years ago, the hawks of our foreign ministry were outraged because this would lead to an upgrading of the pseudo-state.
A meeting between Halloumi industry stakeholders took place on Friday to discuss the traditional cheese's future, a few days before a deadline for filing objections against Cyprus' bid to reclaim the UK trademark.
Summary: The demand for halloumi cheese is on the rise and the popularity is not foreseen to decline anytime soon.
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THIS month, for one weekend only, halloumi lovers in Liverpool can get their hands on a special brunch menu.
[USPRwire, Wed Dec 19 2018] Halloumi cheese production remains concentrated in northern and southern Cyprus.
Summary: Halloumi is a complete diet, and can be used for all-purpose cheese churned by-products
These halloumi fries are very moreish - so make sure you have enough for your guests.
If you eat out a lot, or like to watch cookery programmes and read food magazines, then one ingredient you will have seen grow in popularity alongside vegetarian food, is halloumi.