• Haloumi Cheese & Artichoke Salad

    Salad Ingredients:

    *1 Haloumi cheese
    *4 tablespoons olive oil
    *1 1/2 tablespoons small capers, drained
    *2-3 large tomatoes, cut into thin wedges
    *1 small jar/tin artichokes (in oil) drained and cut into small wedges
    *1 zucchini, thinly sliced
    *1 packet baby spinach
    *1/4 cup fresh basil leaves

    Dressing Ingredients:

    *1 Lime (juice & zest)
    *2 tablespoon white wine vinegar
    *2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
    *1 clove crushed garlic
    *1 1/2 teaspoons grain mustard
    *4 tablespoons of a good quality virgin olive oil
    *Salt to taste
    *Pepper - black, freshly ground to taste


    1. Unwrap the cheese and pat dry with kitchen paper.
    2. Using a sharp knife slice the cheese in 8 slices, haloumi tends to split.
    3. Whisk together all the ingredients for the dressing.
    4. Heat the oil in a frying pan.
    5. Fry zucchini slices a couple of minutes on each side until golden brown, drain on paper towel & keep warm.
    6. Fry the haloumi slices on a fairly high heat, 1 to 2 minute on each side, until they turn a deep golden brown.
    7. In a large bowl mix the salad ingredients together with some of the dressing.
    8. Place the fried haloumi pieces in & on top of the salad.
    9. Pour the remainder of the dressing over the haloumi and serve.