First of all, let me say that I am so completely obsessed with this cheese. I'm so glad that the nice people over at Punk Rawk labs sent me over a couple of samples of their raw nut milk cheeses to try. The two flavors I was able to taste were the Plain Cashew and the Smoked Cashew/Mac cheeses.
How cute is this packaging? It's like opening a little present! A delicious, creamy, cheesy present. Anyway - if you're a fan of soft cheeses you must try these nut cheeses from Punk Rawk Labs! The Plain Cashew is smooth and mild with an almost earthy flavor while the smoked cashew/mac had bit of a tangier taste, but was still amazingly rich and creamy.
Their nut milk cheeses are all handmade using organic, dairy free, raw, vegan ingredients right here in Minneapolis, Minnesota. They offer three different varieties of cheeses.
Cashew: This cheese has the earthiest flavor and a soft spreadable texture (almost like brie). It's excellent for budget conscious shoppers.
Cashew/Macadamia: This is a blended cheese combining the value of cashews with the gourmet flavor of macadamia nuts.
Macadamia: This cheese has the most solid texture of the three. It is lighter, fluffier, and has a more refined flavor than the cashew cheeses. Almost like ricotta, but can be cut into wedges. This is their premier cheese!
Recently Punk Rawk Labs was chosen by VegNews Magazine as the "Editor's Pick" in a taste test with Daiya and Dr. Cow's vegan cheeses. I can't wait to serve these new cheeses to my friends and family! They'll be totally surprised that they're eating vegan cheese. It's that good!
You can purchase Punk Raw Lab Raw Vegan Cheese over at Vegan Essentials!