Halloumi & Asparagus Recipe | Aphrodite Halloumi, Galotyri, Charred Asparagus and Dukkah

Studd Cheese Charred Asparagus, Galoytri And Halloumi Dukka

An impressive and unique starter that is perfect for asparagus season. Using both our Aphrodite Halloumi and Galotyri.

Styling, Photo & Recipe Creation: Kirsten Jenkins

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4 as a side

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  • 90g / 3oz Aphrodite Galotyri PDO
  • 100g / 4oz chopped Aphrodite Halloumi PDO
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp dukka (or spiced dukka)
  • 2 bunches asparagus, trimmed
  • Coriander and jalapeno dressing:
  • ½ bunch coriander, leaves and stems
  • 3 slices pickled Jalapeño
  • ½ tsp coriander seeds
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 ½ tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice


(1) To make the coriander and jalapeno dressing, put all the ingredients in the bowl of a small processor, season with salt and pepper and process until finely chopped. Set aside.

(2) Heat half the oil in a small non-stick frying pan over medium heat, add the halloumi and cook for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown, transfer to a bowl and stir through the dukka. Set aside.

(3) Heat a chargrill pan or BBQ over medium-high heat. Brush the asparagus with the remaining oil and grill for 7 minutes, turning occasionally.

(4) Spread the galoytri over the base of a serving plate, drizzle over the dressing and top with the asparagus and halloumi dukka.