Shanklish is an aromatic, zaatar-coated cheese from Tartous, a port Northwest of Damascus.It is traditionally made at home from either cow, sheep or goat's milk. Shanklish is usually eaten as part of a mezze dish where it is usually served crumbled in a salad of finely chopped tomatoes, onions and olive oil.
1/2 lb. shanklish, crumbled
1 medium red onion, peeled, finely minced
3 tomatoes, finely diced
4-5 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1. In a medium serving bowl add all the ingredients together and mix thoroughly.
2. Chill for 1/2 hour and serve.