What did the cheese say when it saw itself in the mirror? Haallllou-miii.

Stay with me. Staaaay with me.

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Yesterday, when it felt like the summer was making an encore (unlike today’s dismal wind and rain) I made a very simple grilled sesame halloumi salad.

Halloumi is a Cypriot semi-hard cheese which is salty and wonderfully squeaky – the texture isn’t to everyone’s taste as it can be quite rubbery but I love it. This can hardly be called a recipe but halloumi great to have in the fridge for a mid-week supper. According to Good Food, it can be kept in the fridge for a year unopened. You’d have to be very lazy to wait a year but good to know!




Sesame Seeds


Pomegranate Seeds


1         Chop the halloumi into slices

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2         Press both sides of the slices into a plate of sesame seeds

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Note my rather Ab Fab nails. A sure sign that the other half has been a bit of a Cinderella of late. Bless.

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3         Griddle for two minutes each side/or until they’re nice and brown.

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4         Drizzle over some honey

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5         Place rocket + pomegranate seeds in a bowl, top with the halloumi.

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Serve with a bit of lemon to cut through the lovely salty cheese rubber.

I also added a bit of red cabbage as I needed to use it up. As an aside, is there a vegetable more beautiful than the red cabbage? Can’t believe I’m asking that but it IS really pretty.

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Enjoy xx

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