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Replacing Carrageenan With Agar in Your Cheese Recipes

When making vegan cheese you will often come across agar and carrageenan as vital ingredients. They are both vegan gelling agents. What’s the difference and which is better to use? Agar Agar is a gelling agent sourced from algae, specifically Gracilaria, a bright red seaweed. It is very useful as a replacement (using the same […]

This vegan recipe makes a gorgeous, raw lasagna using cashew and pine nut cheese, fresh basil pesto, sundried tomato sauce and courgettes. Photo © Staci

Raw Vegan Lasagna

This easy-to-make vegan recipe is for a gorgeous, raw lasagna. It includes all the steps you need to make your own cashew and pine nut cheese, fresh basil pesto and sundried tomato sauce. – serves 2 Ingredients CASHEW CHEESE 1 cup cashew nuts 1 cup pine nuts 1 small handful of diced onion 1 clove […]

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Are You Battling To Give Up Dairy?

Yes it can be difficult when you are making changes in your life. We feel attached to dairy products for many reasons. Could you be addicted to cheese? Or perhaps you are depending on food to give you the nurturing you could get elsewhere. Here are a few tips on how you can nip your […]

Grind up this quick vegan parmesan for a tasty garnish that will satisfy your umami craving.

Vegan Parmesan Cheese

Is there something missing from your pasta? It is probably the pungent flavour of parmesan. Grind up this quick vegan parmesan for a tasty garnish that will satisfy your umami craving. – makes ¾ cup Ingredients ½ cup sesame seeds ¼ cup large-flake nutritional yeast a pinch of salt Method Toast the sesame seeds in […]

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Who Moved Your Cheese?

Have you ever stopped to wonder why we have such a strong attachment to cheese? Cheese, along with other dairy products, seems to have become imbued with an importance that far outweighs any rational reason for our dependency on it.  Perhaps it has something to do with how difficult we find it to face change. In fact, what we […]

This all-vegan hard white cheese is easy to make and deliciously tasty. Thank you to Eerainuh for your photo!

Hard White Cheese

Do you love cheese and biscuits? Here is the easiest recipe you could imagine for a firm white cheese, that delicately combines sweet, savoury and tangy flavours. It will take you less than 10 minutes to make and will be ready to eat the next day. Ingredients 300 ml water 2 tsp agar agar powder […]

This chocolate hazelnut cheesecake is so rich and creamy your friends won

Chocolate Hazelnut Cheesecake

This will be one of your favorite desserts you have ever made. Ever. This chocolate hazelnut cheesecake is so rich and creamy your friends won’t believe that it’s vegan. Yes, we’ve said it before; and it is still true! Ingredients CRUST 1 cup ground hazelnuts ¼ cup + 2 Tbsp raw cocao powder 3 Tbsp […]

Vegan recipe for Sunny Coloured Cream Cheese. Sliceable, and deliciously spreadable. You will find it is certainly superior in taste to any dairy version.

Sunny Coloured Cream Cheese

In this pic Jen has made two delicious non-dairy cheeses. Below is the recipe for the Sunny Coloured Cream Cheese© . The lovely colour is due to the magical ingredient Turmeric. The cream cheese was set in an oblong container and, while it was cold, was easy to slice. Although it remained deliciously spreadable! You […]

Smoked tofu pizza in the style of Pizza alla Pugliese

Smoked Tofu Pizza

This is a simple, sauceless pizza in the style of Pizza Alla Pugliese, with smoked tofu and super melting vegan cheese. Ingredients pizza dough sweet onion, halved and sliced smoked tofu, grated super melting vegan cheese (as much or as little as you choose) olive oil Method Sauté onions over medium-high heat in olive oil […]

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Macaroni and Cheese

Your kids will love this dish slathered with tomato sauce, Canadian-style. – makes 5 servings Ingredients ½ cup raw cashews 2 Tbsp sunflower seeds 2 Tbsp pine nuts 2 cups soy milk 2 Tbsp olive oil ½ cup nutritional yeast 1½ cups firm tofu (does not have to be silken) 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard ½ […]