Vegan Scene

chomping on cashew cheese
August 23, 2010, 2:37 pm
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veggie sticks and cashew cheese, or in frog: crudites et fromage d'anarcadier

a colorful salad is good pairing for a hot loaf of cashew cheese!

Alright, this is the link from which I got an awesome cashew cheese loaf recipe. ┬áThe author does a great job in pictures and recipe, and I was inspired to start the process for my own “loaf” immediately after reading. That was no big deal since the first step is soaking cashew nuts overnight. The whole process is simple, yet takes about a day or longer, because most of the time you are allowing your cheese to stand and do its own thing.

While the cheese was on its final twenty minutes in the oven, I gathered salad leaves from the veggie plot and swung into the chopping board to produce a medley crudites and colorful salad. I also whizzed up a raw tomato and date dressing that consisted of three medium sized tomatoes, one pitted date, a pinch of fresh oregano, a clove of garlic, a dash of cayenne pepper, and a splash of cider vinegar.

A few years ago, my teenaged brother in law scratched his head, screwed up his face, and asked me, “What do vegans eat, cardboard?” Yeah, OK!