Getting Fancy: Adventures with Zengarry’s Artisanal Cheese

By Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator In last week’s Toronto Veg Blog post about vegan cream eggs (I hope you had a chance to try some!) I mentioned the plethora of recent Blog TO articles about cheesy vegan comfort foods in Toronto, such as mac n cheese and poutine. Another area of expanding cheese options in Toronto is artisanal cheeses. No longer is vegan cheese just for topping your pizza or throwing into your burrito. You can now also serve it up all fancy at a party, sliced atop a salted cracker or some crudites. I was ever so fortunate recently to find myself with an abundance of two of Fauxmagerie Zengarry’s new artisanal flavours: raw brie and gruyere. To be honest, I didn’t grow up eating fancy cheese so I didn’t know exactly what to expect. I quickly realized what decadent, salty deliciousness I’ve been missing all my life! As I wasn’t accustomed to using artisanal cheese, I started by asking around for suggestions on how exactly one should eat brie or gruyere cheese. I started by spreading some grueyere on toast and tried it on carrots too, and yes it was delicious. But I didn’t shy away… Read More

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Featured Business Members – March 2016

  Fauxmagerie Zengarry www.zengarry.com Fauxmagerie Zengarry Cashew Cheese is a delicious, no compromise vegan cheese alternative. “Made locally in Glengarry, Ontario, we craft our cashew cheeses by hand with love and fresh wholesome ingredients including raw organic cashews, cold-pressed organic coconut oil, local organic garlic and fresh herbs and spices.” Zengarry cheeses are also raw and lacto-fermented. “Each of our cheeses is cultured for 24-48 hours with probiotics that aid in digestion and help maintain a healthy intestinal micro-flora.”  Zengarry Artisanal Cashew Cheeses are available in 6 delicious, classic flavours, including Brie Style, Gruyère Style, and Sundried Tomato and Basil, and are sold in health food stores across Ontario and Quebec. Visit their website for more details and a list of retailers in your area!     King’s Café 192 Augusta Ave., (Kensington Market) 416-591-1340, www.kingscafe.com “King’s Café exists to make healthy, vegetarian food accessible to people who choose to have them, giving them the option to live a healthier life! And it isn’t about eating tasteless vegetables. King’s creative kitchen brings you the best vegetarian meals you… Read More

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