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British pronunciation/hˈalaʊmˌi/
American pronunciation/hˈælaʊmi/

a white cheese made in Greece that is semi-hard and is used in cooking

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halloumi definition and meaning

What is "halloumi"?

Halloumi is a semi-hard cheese made from a combination of goat's and sheep's milk, originating from Cyprus. It has a unique texture that is both firm and slightly elastic, allowing it to be grilled or pan-fried without melting. Halloumi has a salty and tangy flavor, with a savory undertone. It is a versatile cheese that can be enjoyed on its own, used as a topping for salads or sandwiches, or incorporated into various dishes, adding a delightful savory element.

1Crisp up halloumi in a hot pan and use it as a topping for homemade pizzas.
2My son enjoys savoring grilled halloumi during our summer cookouts.
3I love halloumi so much.
4I love halloumi so much.
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