12 June 2007

Glazed Halloumi


Tonight I used the jerked honey rum glaze on halloumi cheese and it gets a big thumbs up! Graham absolutely loved it. He held the rum up in the supermarket queue and gave me a "what the heck's this?" kind of look, but I think he has forgiven me now.

I brushed the glaze onto the halloumi and fried it in a pan, no oil. I was a bit worried that it might stick, but it worked out fine and tasted 'out of this world'. The glaze gave the salty halloumi a lovely sweet and spicy coating.

We had the glazed halloumi on pitta bread with some of my homemade red cabbage coleslaw and rocket leaves. A great combination. When I brought my parcel to the table, Graham's reaction was "Is that my next wrap?", he was very disappointed when I told him there was no more halloumi.

We will definitely be having glazed halloumi again!

10 comments:

  1. this was seriously good!
    i could have eaten (at least) another, no problem at all.
    highly recommended, hurrah for the originator of the glaze recipe.

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  2. your dishes always look so colorful and gorgeous!

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  3. Too cool Holler! You keep talking about Halloumi, and when I was at the market yesterday, what did I come across - Halloumi! I have never heard of that cheese until you and Anne started making sandwich's with it. I cannot wait to try it! Which way do you suggest I use it first? Do I just put it in the pan and fry?

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  4. Curious - Is Graham a veggie too? Or are you slowly but surely converting him? :)
    The halloumi sounds delicious.

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  5. i want to try this - it looks a perfect way to have halloumi - I always find it a bit salty so I think this looks a great way to cook it. Glad graham liked it despit the rum as I was a bit wary of the rum

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  6. Wow, that does look outstanding! YUM YUM!

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  7. Hi graham, I know you would have liked more, but I did give you a bite of mine!

    Why thank you frannie!

    Hi winedeb, I am glad you are going to try the halloumi! I would just dry fry the slices of hallloumi, or if you want to, put a little oil in the pan.

    The Halloumi is good in a salad, on wraps & pitta and probably another hundred ways!

    Let me know what you think of it!

    Hi wendy, Graham is a veggie too! He was a veggie when I met him, in my student days! I am really lucky that is has worked out this way.

    Johanna, The rum doesn't have a prominent flavour in the glaze, it is subtle but, you could always use some balsamic vinegar instead, that would keep the sweetness of the glaze!

    Thank you Jenn!

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  8. I will definitely be making this. I love halloumi.

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  9. Hi Sara, I love halloumi too, I always have a block in the fridge, just in case I have to whip up something quickly.

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