That’s right, a cashew cheese wheel. This is a recipe that will really turn some heads.
“Would anyone like some home-made brie?”
“But I thought you didn’t eat dairy!”
This recipe is worthwhile just for the fun of the surprise it will inspire in your friends or family. But on top of that, it’s just so darn cool.
Cheese really is a pretty special thing. There’s nothing quite like the rich, creamy, tangyness of good cheese. Nothing, that is, except this vegan cashew cheese. Often times, in vegan cooking, recipes that attempt to emulate non-vegan dishes tend to fall a little flat. That isn’t the case at all with this recipe. You can think of this cashew cheese as more of a replacement for dairy cheese than as an imitation.
While this recipe does involve quite a number of steps, it has remarkably few ingredients. The added probiotic powder helps not just to give it that cheesy aroma, but also grants it the probiotic benefit of dairy cheeses. That means your gut will love this cashew cheese as much as your mouth.
On a similar vein, I would definitely recommend including the nutritional yeast. It really helps add a subtle depth of flavor which is so nice in good cheeses.