If you haven’t tried muhammara, it’s a delicious Middle Eastern capsicum dipping sauce which is usually served over meat or with chunks of bread. It is absolutely divine with halloumi and well worth the effort to make it. Prepare ahead and warm it before serving with your halloumi and chorizo.
For a stronger option, with lots of flavour, a fetta and herb dip is always lovely. It is particularly special when you add the roasted tomatoes for balance. Choose a creamy fetta which won’t overpower it all.
For a creamy dip option, make sure you keep it fresh for balance. Our delicious Greek yoghurt dip combines yoghurt, mint, garlic and lemon.
Chilli, halloumi and chorizo are so delicious together. We love the divine Nigella’s recipe for a yummy halloumi with quick sweet chilli sauce.
If you don’t have time to make it, you could also drizzle your starter with Blend’s Blazed Smoked Chilli Honey. This delicious honey is available at many places where you can also pick up Olympus Halloumi 😉 Bear in mind this does pack a little punch so check your guests are up for it first.
Chorizo, halloumi, beer…what’s not to love about that? Try this thick and sweet sticky beer sauce for dunking or drizzling.
A basil pesto is a lovely addition to your dip offerings. Particularly so, if you’ve opted to roast up the cherry tomatoes. Try this authentic pesto recipe from SBS Food, or grab your favourite jar.
A beautiful Spanish style smoky tomato and garlic dip full with tomato flavours.
Spice up guacamole to elevate it to the flavour profile of your other ingredients with jalapenos and plenty of tangy lemon.
Chermoula is a North African/Moroccan dipping sauce which really packs a punch flavour-wise. Precisely the kind of delectable offering which will go so beautifully with your chorizo and halloumi starter.
Head to our recipes section for more delicious halloumi ideas.