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

Violife Feta

More Violife varieties are beginning to appear in our local shops, and it’s so exciting to try them. The newest we’ve found is the “just like feta” variety. This variety is coconut-oil based, which explains its rich, creamy texture. It doesn’t crumble easily like “real” feta, nor does it have the same sharp and tangy … Read more