The many flavors of Parma!

The last time I had Parma! was long ago; I traded it in for other vegan parmesans for my pasta. Yet at the this summer’s Southern Oregon Veg Fest, Parma! had a booth at which we got to sample myriad flavors I didn’t even realize existed … and we were hooked. On popcorn, we sampled …

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Forager Parmesan Cheese

As you may have read here before, we love many Forager Project products, including butter, yogurt, and chips. When we saw this Forager Parmesan cheese in the market, we were excited to try it. Yet we’re sorry to say it’s quite disappointing, compared to the gold stars of vegan Parmesan (Follow Your Heart and Violife). …

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Plant Ahead Cheese Wedges

We were delighted to find these wheels of Plant Ahead cheese wedges, a reminder of school lunches and other snack-friendly times. These are indeed wonderfully portable cheese snacks, ready to enjoy straight from their little foil packages, to pack up for a picnic, or to spread onto crackers or fresh bread. The wedges are thick …

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Chao spicy cheese slices

Field Roast’s delicious Chao cheeses have been around for a long time, but for us, the Spicy Original slices are a first. These slices are tasty and flavorful — if you like pepper jack flavors, this is your cheese! As some vegan cheese slices tend to be when not heated, they have a slightly waxy …

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Kourellas Vegan Feta

We found this vegan “white Greek type” cheese in our local grocery and decided to try it. (We already have a couple of fetas we love, from Follow Your Heart and Violife, but this is what happens when shopping while hungry.) We were delighted to find that this is another delicious vegan feta! Some of …

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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 …

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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. …

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