Halloumi Bread

Antonis Varnava

Prep.: 2 Hours
Cook: 30mins
Servers: 6


  • 500g Plain Flour
  • 15g Salt
  • 20g Instant Yeast
  • 80ml Olive Oil
  • 90ml Milk
  • 90ml Tepid Water
  • 150g “Chrysos” Halloumi Cheese, Cubed
  • 2 Tablespoons Dried Mint


In a large mixing bowl, mix together the flour, salt, yeast, olive oil, milk and water together to form a smooth dough.
Knead until smooth.
Place the dough in a lightly oiled bowl, cover with cling film and leave in a warm place to rise for 1 hour.
Break down the dough and mix in the halloumi and dried mint.
Shape the dough into a ball, place on a greased baking sheet, cover and leave to rise in a warm place for another hour.
Preheat the oven to 230ºC/gas 8.
Bake the bread for 30 minutes until golden and cooked through.
Cool the bread on a wire rack.
Serve the halloumi bread with an olive salad.

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