#Paired with Grilled Cherry Tomatoes and crusty bread (dip it in the pungent dressing) and beer or wine-this is pure luxury at the table with the simplest of ingredients. Halloumi cheese sticks recipe:#
Soak cheese sticks in water overnight to remove as much of the salt as possible. Or use your choice of unsalted cheese.
Process the olives, basil leaves and the oil in the food processor to a thick sauce. Do not season as cheese and dressing will be salty enough. Add lemon juice and cumin.
Spoon dressing over cheese sticks, Cover and refrigerate. When ready to serve place cheese sticks onto a serving dish. Then thin sauce with a bit more olive oil and lemon juice. Spoon all of sauce on cheese sticks and drizzle with a good squeeze of lemon juice.
Decorate with tiny basil leaves.