February 06, 2020
Simple Herby Vegan Feta Cheese by Alphafoodie
Images and recipe by Alphafoodie
*Servings 2 blocks of feta (6"x3")
A Simple Tangy, Herby Vegan Feta Cheese Recipe . A wonderfully crumbly dairy-free cheese that's perfect for salads and topping all sorts of dishes.
- 1 cup activated Cashew nuts
- 1 cup firm tofu
- 2 medium size lemons
- 1 cup filtered water
- 1.5 Tbsp nutritional yeast
- 1 Tbsp Agar powder
- 1 Tsp salt
- 1/4 almond milk (or any other plant based milk)
- 1 Tsp Dried Oregano & Dried Mint
- 1 Tsp garlic powder
- Mix all of the ingredients (apart from the water and the agar powder) in the Nutramilk processor and process until smooth and creamy.
- Activate the agar powder by bringing the water to boil, adding the agar and simmering for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. You want the powder to completely dissolve and the mixture to start becoming gelatinous.
- Add the agar mixture to the blender and blend for another ten seconds or so, to make sure all the ingredients are incorporated. *
- Pour the mixture into your desired moulds. I used 2 tins of 6"x3". Let cool down to room temperature, then refrigerate. Keep in the fridge in an air-tight container for up to 5 days.
- To flavor the feta cheese add dried herbs. I love adding oregano (dried not fresh). If using fresh herbs, these tend to reduce the shelf life of the cheese.
For full recipe and tips check https://www.alphafoodie.com/simple-vegan-feta-cheese/
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