Oatzarella Chipotle Pepper

We were happy to find a new vegan cheese at our local grocery: Oatzarella, which comes in blocks and shreds. We decided to sample a block of the chipotle pepper flavor. The cheese, whose ingredients include oat milk, olive oil, and tapioca flour, has the consistency of gelatin: soft, squishy, and vaguely greasy. It also … Read more

Cultured Kindness Pepper Brie

While shopping at Food Fight in Portland, we found this locally made Cultured Kindness vegan cheese, excited to find something called “Pepper Brie.” This nut-based cheese is wonderful, but there is nothing brie-like about it. Whereas Kite Hill Brie is smooth and creamy and has a rind, the Cultured Kindness cheese is thick and textured. … Read more

Violife Cheddar Slices

It’s been amazing to see Vioilfe products cropping up in our local grocery stores — so far, we’ve tried the feta and the cream cheese — and then we found the Just Like Cheddar slices. These slices are among the best in vegan cheeses (the only one that comes close is Field Roast CHAO, and even those … Read more