Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Halloumi Cheese in Batter

Ingredients: halloumi cheese 2 cups oil 100gr flour 0.5 tsp baking powder Salt 180gr water or milk 1 egg (Serves 4) Preparation: Cut the halloumi into thick slices. Make batter with flour, baking powder, salt, water or milk and eggs. Dip the halloumi first in the flour and then in the batter and fry in […]

About Halloumi

History Halloumi, fresh or mature, has always been the flagship of Cyprus’ authentic cuisine. For centuries, this product is a key constituent of the Cypriot diet and has been closely associated with the culture and traditions of the local people. With an estimated annual per capita consumption of 8 kilos, Halloumi exceeds by far in […]

Halloumi cakes recipe

Ingredients for 4 people: 8 thick slices of halloumi 3 pastry sheets oil for frying pepper For the sauce 3 tbsp honey 3 tbsp vinegar 1 cup of coffee mafrosisamo Method: Take a pastry sheet and cut lengthwise in half. At the edge of each piece you put a thick slice of halloumi. Fold the […]

Halloumi &Tomato Sauce

This rich tomato sauce with cubes of fried Cypriot cheese goes great with penne or other short pasta with a good chewy bite. It is slightly sweet, flavored with cinnamon and mint, and just a little spicy. Ingredients: 2 packages Halloumi [see note 1] (each 1/2 lb) Olive oil, for deep frying 2 – 3 […]

Grilled Halloumi

Halloumi, as it is also known, is the most unique of the Cypriot delicacies. It is full fat soft cheese made of whole goat’s milk, salt and a hint of mint. Ingredients: 1 halloumi (hellim) cheese -cut into thick slices Method: Sliced halloumis can be cooked under a hot oven, grill or on charcoal until […]

Halloumi & Anari (Halloumi & Anari Making)

In our days Cyprus generally speaking, is praised for its Traditionaldairy products. Much more however it prides for their genuineness. In enough villages, until today is maintained with a lot of love and eagerness, the traditional manufacturing of their dairy products. Wherever a Cypriot citizen immigrated permanently, the fame of these products have reached there. […]