Halloumi bread recipe

Halloumi bread recipe

Halloumi bread
Halloumi bread

Halloumi and bread go hand in hand and here is a fantastic Halloumopsomo (Halloumi bread) recipe.

Ingredients

– 600 x grams plain flour
– 1 x egg, whisked
– 1 x tablespoon olive oil, extra for drizzling
– 7 x grams of yeast
– pinch of salt
– pinch of sugar
– 1.5 x cups lukewarm water
– 250 x grams Halloumi cheese
– pepper, to taste

Method

– Place flour, yeast and sugar in a large bowl.
– Make a hole in the centre and add salt, water, olive oil and egg.
– Knead the mixture with your hands, until you get a smooth like dough. If it seems a little dry, add a few more drops of lukewarm water.
– Place cling wrap over the bowl and allow to sit for 30 minutes, for the dough to rise.
– In the meantime, chop your Halloumi into small cubes and preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius.
– Place baking paper sheet on a baking tray and drizzle lightly with olive oil.
– When the dough is ready, divide into 2 equal pieces.
– Take one piece and place onto baking paper. Using your hands, gently form a round shape base.
– Place Halloumi all over the base and sprinkle with pepper.
– Form another piece of dough into a round shape and place evenly on top of Halloumi base. Press the sides down to close.
– Drizzle lightly with olive oil and place in oven. Bake for 45 minutes, or till golden brown.

Halloumi cheese “banned” in Australia and UK

GCT Team

This article was researched and written by a GCT team member.