festive wine cheeze with blueberries

Oh yes I did go there! I wanted to make a fancy wine appetizer for the holidays. Wine goes nice with cheese. Holidays go nice with savory fruits! and while I was walking in my local market I saw a british cheese filled with blueberries.

I admit it that I got very jealous and I wanted to recreate it and make it vegan. I don’t know how this cheese is called but who cares??? I don’t know how it tastes anyway. So what you see here is probably something that only looks like that british cheese and tastes nothing like it. Or maybe it does…. If anyone knows for which cheese I am talking about just drop me a message. To make this I changed a little bit the monterey jack cheez from the Ultimate Uncheese cookbook. I replaced the tahini with salty cashew butter and I added half cup of blueberries. I only had frozen blueberries which I thawed before adding them to my mixture.

festive wine cheeze with blueberries
festive wine cheeze with blueberries

Ingredients

1 1/2 cup of water
1 1/2 tsp agar agar powder
1/2 cup chopped raw cashews
1/4 cup nutritional yeast flakes
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 TS salty cashews butter
2 ts onion powder
1 ts salt
1/2 ts dry mustard
1/4 ts garlic powder
1/2 cup blueberries

Lightly oil a glass container and set aside. Combine the water and agar powder in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, stirring often until the agar is all dissolved (5 to 10 minutes). Transfer to a blender and add the rest of the ingredients except the blueberries. Process several times until completely smooth. Pour in the glass container, add the blueberries and mix well with a fork. Put it in the refrigerator uncovered until it cools. When completely cool, cover it and chill overnight. To serve turn out of the container and slice .

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3 thoughts on “festive wine cheeze with blueberries

  1. oo looks good. i’m british and the cheese your friend is talking about is most likely wensleydale. it is usually sold (especially at christmas time) with cranberries studded in it, but you can get wensleydale and apricot, wensleydale and ginger, etc. etc. – and i guess wensleydale and blueberries!

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