Cyprus

Halloumi

Halloumi is a Cypriot cheese that is made from either sheep milk or a combination of sheep and goat milk. It is a cheese that is not really aged and therefore has no rind. It is a cheese that is used for cooking. It doesn't melt when cooked and is most famous for its capability to be grilled. Its pate is bright white and its texture is elastic. Its flavor is salty and tangy. This cheese is extremely versatile and can be grated, grilled or served fresh in salads or sandwiches.

Country: Cyprus

Region: Avdhimou
Texture: Soft
Type of Milk: Sheep or a mixture of Sheep and Goat
Aging time: Less than a week
Pasteurized: Yes