Should you soak halloumi before cooking?
Soak the halloumi in water for 30 minutes or up to 24 hours to remove the salty taste. I love the salty taste of halloumi so I prefer not to soak. However, if you find the kind you have to be too salty, the soak will help alleviate that. Allow the halloumi cheese to grill without touching it.
What is Lebanese halloumi?
Halloumi is a popular cheese throughout the Levant and Mediterranean. In, Lebanon it’s usually eaten with olives, tomato and fresh herbs for either breakfast or a light dinner.
How do you eat halloumi cheese?
If you have extra halloumi, prepare a warm salad and add fried halloumi just before serving. Cut the halloumi into cubes and add it to meat or vegetable skewers. For meat-free burgers or sandwiches, grill slices and serve in buns or bread with condiments and vegetable toppers. Or replace the buns with grilled halloumi.