- In a skillet over medium-high heat, brown the cheese in the oil for about 1 minute on each side or until just starting to melt. Deglaze the skillet with the ouzo. Remove from the heat. Transfer to a plate.
- On a work surface, align the cucumber ribbons. Place a slice of cheese at one end of each ribbon and wrap tightly. Place on a serving plate.
- Sprinkle the hors-d’oeuvres with fresh thyme leaves. Delicious with Sparkling Grapefruit Gin (see recipe).
Choose a firm or semi-firm salted cheese with a mild flavour (plain) that keeps its shape while cooking. This is a great opportunity to discover grilling cheeses such as Haloumi.