Homemade saurkraut, three flavors

Homemade sauerkraut, flavorsNow that we are at home a lot because of covid, I do one fermentation project after another. Sourdough, vegan blue cheese, kimchi and now sauerkraut! Making your own sauerkraut is surprisingly easy and a nice approachable way to get into fermentation. It is almost impossible to mess up and you do not need any […]

Real vegan blue cheese

Vegan blue mold cheese roquefortThis is a recipe for vegan blue cheese with real mold, which tastes just like a cow’s milk cheese! All you need are a strong blender or food processor, a few simple kitchen utensils, some cashew nuts and the mold culture. This recipe is inspired by the blue mold cheese of Thomas from Full of […]

Vegan umami sources

vegan umami ingredientsAt the Dutch VeggieWorld fair I gave a workshop about ‘umami’. Everyone knows the basic tastes sweet, sour, salty and bitter, but have you ever heard of umami? Umami is Japanese for ‘savory’ or ‘delicious’ and it is the fifth flavor that people can taste. Japanese cuisine traditionally uses many ingredients that are rich in […]

Real cashew-based vegan brie

Vegan brie cashew coconut basedThat’s right, this is a homemade vegan brie with real mold! It’s super creamy, with an strong brie flavor and a firm rind.  This recipe is based on those by Full of Plants and Lecker Planzen. Their cheeses are made almost entirely from cashews. I wanted to have creamier cheese similar to ripe brie, so my recipe has more […]