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ConsciousCuisine
Aug 11th, 2004, 08:19 PM
http://veggietable.allinfo-about.com/recipes/tofucheese.html

This is an interesting one...

Gorilla
Aug 11th, 2004, 08:28 PM
i always hated cottage cheese! apparently though crumbled tofu is similar, there are a few recipes for making your own. have a look at this:

veggietable.allinfo-about.com/recipes/tofucheese.html

i also have some recipes in some books i have. i'll look them out for you. :D

Gorilla
Aug 11th, 2004, 08:29 PM
beat me to it ConsciousCuisine!

veganesquire
Aug 11th, 2004, 08:31 PM
Thanks to both of you! I actually bought that cookbook for a friend, but don't own it myself.

Have either of you tried to make this or tasted it?

Gorilla
Aug 11th, 2004, 08:39 PM
i've never tried it i'm afraid, as i said i never liked cottage cheese anyway. i've just had a look in my copy of the Salad Scoffer and they have a similar recipe, which i also haven't tried but it goes as follows:

250g very fresh plain tofu
3-4 tbsp vegan mayonnaise (shop bought or homemade)
1 Tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley
generous pinch of salt

Pick up the tofu and squidge it between your fingers for a while until well and truly mashed. Stir in the other ingredients.

Simple eh? BTW to make your own mayo it suggests blending (in an electric blender) 250ml vegetable oil, 100ml soya milk, juice of 1 lemon, 1 tbsp mustard, 1 tsp salt, half tsp pepper and pinch of nutmeg (optional).

Sabster
Aug 12th, 2004, 03:48 AM
Also, the Ultimate Uncheese Cookbook by Joanne Stepaniak. I actually like a lot of her recipes even though I haven't gotten around to trying the cottage cheese recipes.

basteq
Aug 13th, 2004, 05:21 PM
i've never tried it i'm afraid, as i said i never liked cottage cheese anyway. i've just had a look in my copy of the Salad Scoffer and they have a similar recipe, which i also haven't tried but it goes as follows:

250g very fresh plain tofu
3-4 tbsp vegan mayonnaise (shop bought or homemade)
1 Tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley
generous pinch of salt

Pick up the tofu and squidge it between your fingers for a while until well and truly mashed. Stir in the other ingredients.

Simple eh? BTW to make your own mayo it suggests blending (in an electric blender) 250ml vegetable oil, 100ml soya milk, juice of 1 lemon, 1 tbsp mustard, 1 tsp salt, half tsp pepper and pinch of nutmeg (optional).


CAN'T GET BETTER THAN
THIS (http://vegweb.com/food/misc/6092.shtml)

Veggie4Life139
Oct 31st, 2004, 01:56 AM
:) Hi everyone! I've heard some people on here talking about vegan cheese. I know about the "not vegan" vegan cheese, which has one ingredient that we can't eat in it, and the Instead o' Cheese powder that you mix with oil and water, but, do you guys know of any brands of REAL vegan cheese or places to get them? I'd like to make a vegan pizza sometime or something. Thanks everyone! :)

Mystic
Oct 31st, 2004, 01:29 AM
You can make your own cheese - go into the recipe section to the 'melty pizza cheese' thread (sorry don't know how to link it!)

Artichoke47
Oct 31st, 2004, 02:41 AM
http://www.imearthkind.com/

www.tofutti.com

eve
Oct 31st, 2004, 03:47 AM
I occasionally buy Kingland soycheese which is vegan, and has no casein. The downside is that it is rather pricey, but it tastes fine.

mysh
Oct 31st, 2004, 04:17 AM
Tofutti cream cheese is incredible. On a bagel you can't tell the difference, and mixed in recipes you can't either. On some kinds of bread you can tell a bit of difference, and on its own you can too, after a teaspoon or two... ;)

gertvegan
Oct 31st, 2004, 04:22 PM
Over here, Redwood Foods (http://www.redwoodfoods.co.uk/) do several different flavours of cheezly, including super-melting Cheddar and Mozzarella style slices, and blocks in Edam, Gouda and Mozzarella flavours.

"Heaven on toast!"

Theres also Scheese (http://www.scheese.co.uk/) from Isle of Bute Foods.

desert rat
Oct 31st, 2004, 06:17 PM
I just discovered Vegan Gourmet Cheese Alternative from Follow Your Heart, it tastes great and melts.

eve
Nov 1st, 2004, 06:51 AM
mysh, the tofutti here in Oz, contains lactose acid from dairy, as stated on the ingredients listing, despite tofutti's website statement to the contrary. It may be different in the US, because when I was last there, a month or so ago, my daughter gave me tofutti, but I didn't examine the ingredients listing.

Gorilla
Nov 1st, 2004, 08:17 AM
i used to use vegan cheese, but hardly ever buy the stuff now. it's weird because i thought cheese would be the hardest thing to give up, and now i find vegan substitutes unnecessary especially considering how much they cost. i actually prefer my pizzas without cheese these days, you can taste the veggies better that way :)

occasionally though i buy some melting Redwood cheese for a change, but it doesn't taste or melt like real cheese despite its adverts. that was one thing which disappointed me when i first went vegan, that the cheese substitutes weren't very authentic. the Tofutti cream cheese is ok, and vegan in the UK i'm pretty sure, but i never liked cow cream cheese so i guess it doesn't taste that similar!

but that's just my very humble opinion ;)

cedarblue
Nov 1st, 2004, 07:43 PM
i have tried many vegan cheeses over and over again - they are all horrid to me :( tofutti is nice occasionally, its a bit rich :)
i can do without.

blue
Nov 6th, 2004, 10:34 AM
wow, Thanks

cowpie
Nov 6th, 2004, 05:20 PM
I use the Soymage mozzarella slices all the time. They make great grilled cheese sandwiches. I didn't like the cheddar, though. It doesn't have much taste.....None of the Soymage cheeses melt well, though. I've still heard that the best vegan cheese is Vegan Gourmet Cheese by Follow Your Heart. I can't find it at my health food store, though....Drat.....

blue
Nov 7th, 2004, 07:30 AM
I wish this redneck town had a health food store!

blue
Nov 7th, 2004, 07:31 AM
That statement just looks funny with my horses rear for my avatar, LOL! I usually love my redneck town!

Most of my officer's went dear hunting yesterday, Boo on them!

foxytina_69
Nov 7th, 2004, 09:10 PM
LOL blue.

mmmm i got this cheese today. im using it for cheese and crackers with sweet pickles and vege pate :D

cedarblue
Dec 9th, 2004, 12:35 PM
in case anyone has missed it - H & Barrett now sell cheezley block mozzarella 'super melting'. ask your store to get it in if they dont have it.
(em, this may be old news but its new to me :rolleyes: )

chakra
Dec 9th, 2004, 01:49 PM
i have tried many vegan cheeses over and over again - they are all horrid to me
This is my gripe too. Some rice version I've gotten is tolerable but all the soy types I've tried were absolutely hideous. :( The only really good one was an almond cheese. It tasted clean and was delicious, high in protein, and disappeared from all stores here over a year ago. :mad:

MzNatural
Dec 9th, 2004, 02:08 PM
This is my gripe too. Some rice version I've gotten is tolerable but all the soy types I've tried were absolutely hideous. :( The only really good one was an almond cheese. It tasted clean and was delicious, high in protein, and disappeared from all stores here over a year ago. :mad:
I have had the same experience. I tried a few, out of curiosity, that were totally disgusting. I have no desire to try anymore. I donít miss the taste of cheese at all.