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02-04-2015 04:55 PM
Tiger Lilly
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Originally Posted by VeganSammy View Post
Sorry to be the bearer of bad news but after discovering the yumminess of Tofutti I was searching for recipes with it and came across this......

https://www.google.com.au/webhp?sour...cream%20cheese

The other one mentioned here was bought in Australia by the author but Im having trouble locating it anywhere so far

I'm not sure what it is you came across, you linked the search results....But I don't understand what the bad thing was. Could you link the site you saw it on? Or even just what the site said?
02-04-2015 03:47 AM
VeganSammy
Downfall of Tofutti

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Originally Posted by alfalfa sprout View Post
<p>I adore tofutti cream cheese and Cheezly nacho style cheese - it's freakin' amazing!!</p>
Sorry to be the bearer of bad news but after discovering the yumminess of Tofutti I was searching for recipes with it and came across this......

https://www.google.com.au/webhp?sour...cream%20cheese

The other one mentioned here was bought in Australia by the author but Im having trouble locating it anywhere so far
06-30-2013 09:17 PM
Joanita

Yes! Botanical Cuisine in Melbourne is making a cashew based cream cheese that I eat straight from my spoon :)

many stockists, but you can order online as well! Promising no disappointments

04-24-2013 11:55 PM
aiturtle

I've tried a fair few vegan cheeses (cheezly, sheeze, notzarella, tofutti...even daiya when i was over in the states) and have to say cheezly is my fav by far! Amazing to eat both in sandwiches or melted on pizzas and other baked goodies and so many varieties to choose from. I was very disappointed when (what used to be) my favourite pizza joint in Sydney started using notzarella instead of cheezly on their pizzas no.gif found it lacking in texture and overly creamy/heavy

03-27-2013 04:05 AM
Midi

Just bumping this up - any recommendations for vegan cheese that is tasty to eat on it's own?  I am currently based in Canberra, thanks! smiley.gif

12-19-2012 10:09 PM
Cyclone T

I am in Perth and we have recently been able to get Vegusto aromatic and piquant cheese recently from PAWS on Beaufort Street (just up from and opposite Central Tafe and the Museum). It is very reminicent of dairy cheese with complex flavours and can be eaten directly from the block unlike many other vegan cheeses or used for mac and cheese, pizza, toasties etc.

 

http://www.vegusto.co.uk/shop/new-products?n=50

12-19-2012 07:19 PM
Tiger Lilly
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Originally Posted by Nesrin View Post

I've got exactly the same problem... bought the soy cheese at woolies, but hen I guessed that it is not vegan. Need a cheese alternativ for pizza, where can I find it in Melbourne? Does anybody know?

 


I saw that only recently! Got really excited because it said soy cheese and then read that it had dairy in it. huh.gif


I've heard that nutritional yeast is good on pizzas and that sort of thing, in place of cheese. I've not tried it yet, but I'm keen to. As soon as someone else tells me if it tastes good :P

12-12-2012 03:52 PM
Nesrin

I've got exactly the same problem... bought the soy cheese at woolies, but hen I guessed that it is not vegan. Need a cheese alternativ for pizza, where can I find it in Melbourne? Does anybody know?

07-26-2012 05:35 AM
madisonelise

Hi Greenie! I just tried Cheezly the other day... and I am in LOVE :)

07-23-2012 12:44 AM
greenie25

Cheezly all the way :) ! 

07-17-2012 05:21 AM
alfalfa sprout

I adore tofutti cream cheese and Cheezly nacho style cheese - it's freakin' amazing!!

04-23-2012 10:29 PM
madisonelise I bought Cheezly today! It was really yummy. The cheddar one.

I also bought Toffuti which I just ate on a salad wrap! So exciting.

Thanks!
04-23-2012 10:28 PM
Nishani No worries. Cheezly is also one worth trying, but Notza's slightly better. That other one that Alain mentioned, Daiya, is not available in Aus.
04-23-2012 10:25 PM
madisonelise
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Originally Posted by Nishani View Post

It sounds like you need to get aquainted with this stuff.




I wouldn't say that it's yummy enough to eat by the slice or anything, but it's really good at melting for use on pizza's, mash potato, pasta, etc.

It only got released onto the market about six months ago so it's mostly available from online shops, the cheapest one that I know of being crueltyfreeshop. But the dude who makes it, Ali, is currently doing his best to get it into offline vegan specialty stores and health food shops all around the country.

If you're anywhere near Brissie these are the nearest stockists.

The Green Edge, Enogerra.
Loving Hut Mount Gravatt.
Fundamentals, Paddington.

Thank you so much for that!!! I do need to find out more about vegan cheeses.

I love cooking and continue putting recipes up on my blog... So I am acquainted with most vegan alternatives and products but cheeses have always freaked me out. I didn't like the idea that I would be eating a replica of an animal product. It churned my stomach a little bit hehe. But, today I bought a couple of vegan cheeses and they were so yummy! I can now add them to pizzas etc.... I feel really excited about it.

I will definitely try the one that you showed me Thanks for the reply!
04-23-2012 08:43 PM
Nishani It sounds like you need to get aquainted with this stuff.




I wouldn't say that it's yummy enough to eat by the slice or anything, but it's really good at melting for use on pizza's, mash potato, pasta, etc.

It only got released onto the market about six months ago so it's mostly available from online shops, the cheapest one that I know of being crueltyfreeshop. But the dude who makes it, Ali, is currently doing his best to get it into offline vegan specialty stores and health food shops all around the country.

If you're anywhere near Brissie these are the nearest stockists.

The Green Edge, Enogerra.
Loving Hut Mount Gravatt.
Fundamentals, Paddington.
04-23-2012 08:32 PM
madisonelise Thanks for your suggestions. I just found that I have a place called Flannery's down the road from here.... They sell heaps of vegan stuff!!

I bought:

- toffuti cream cheese with chives and herbs (So yummy)
- cheezly cheddar cheese (have yet to taste it!)
04-23-2012 05:32 PM
AlainWinthrope Depends what you want to make with it. I really like Daiya for pizza.\\

edit: didn't realize this was in the Aussy forum. idk if you have diaya down there
04-23-2012 04:48 PM
Move of Ten I like Follow Your Heart vegan cheddar.
04-23-2012 04:24 PM
madisonelise I really want a cheese alternative and cannot find one that is vegan! I have found a "soy cheese" one at woolworths but there is dairy protein in it! I was quite annoyed at that.

If any of you could tell me a yummy vegan cheese that you've used, I will be so excited!

Thanks.

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