Grilled Halloumi with Fresh figs, honey and mint is an amazing appetizer and the combination of sweet with salty will mesmerize you.
This rocket salad with fried halloumi and walnuts can be made with summer fruit such as figs or peaches and it is so delicious it could star as the main attraction on your dinner table.
On Sunday, before leaving Cyprus, we visited the church of Aghios Antonios, which is in the ex Turkish section of Limassol. It was the name day of Aghios Antonios (Saint Anthony), so there was also a panigyri outside the church, where I had the opportunity to find various products which I have not eaten for many years.
Insalata Caprese, which means Salad made in Capri, the region of Campania, in Italy, is a simple salad using plum tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, olive oil and season
Greece is well known for its wonderful cheeses. I think a Greek blog would be incomplete without introducing you to some of the most popular Greek and Cypriot cheeses.
Tyropita me Maratho means cheese pie with wild fennel. This is a traditional cheese pie, which my mother in law used to make with feta cheese and fennel.
Halloumi-graviera pull-aparts are individual filled bread placed next to each other and baked so that when baked they join into one large bread which can easily be separated by pulling each piece.
Saganaki is a pan seared cheese, one of the best Greek mezedes (plural or mezes). For my readers who are new to this blog, mezes is an appetizer served with wine, ouzo or tsikoudia. There is a lot of false information given on the internet and if your read about saganaki in Wikipedia, you will read…
Piperopita means pie with peppers, which is a very easy savoury cake as no mixer is involved but you just mix all the ingredients together.
This refreshing Watermelon Halloumi Salad with Mint is easy to make and perfect for summer.
It is fresh and light and the sweet, ripe watermelon combined with halloumi cheese and fresh mint is simply dressed with olive oil.