Cashew nuts are vegans’ “go-to” ingredient for good reason. They’re creamy, versatile and easily made into creams, sauces and, above all, cheese! Here’s a well-rounded easy cheese recipe. You can throw in herbs, chopped walnuts, dried fruits and spices, in line with your mood and preferences at that moment. As an entrée or snack paired with a few crackers, this cheese will surely appeal to all!
*This is meant to be a spreadable cheese, if you want a firmer cheese, you might want to add more corn starch.
|1/2 cup cashews (65 g)|
|1 teaspoon lemon juice|
|1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar|
|1/2 teaspoon garlic powder|
|1 teaspoon salt|
|2 tablespoons cornstarch (14 g)|
|1/4 cup deodorized coconut oil, melted (65 ml)|
|1 cup water (250 ml)|
|1/4 cup nutritional yeast (12 g)|