What Dairy Free Milks Are Used in Vegan Cheese

What Dairy Free Milks Are Used in Vegan Cheese

Its the 1st of June and that means World Milk Day, and we're totally going to jump on this bandwagon to support all those amazing vegan cheese makers out there who are using plant based and dairy free milks to create amazing vegan cheeses.

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Its the 1st of June and that means World Milk Day, and we're totally going to jump on this bandwagon to support all those amazing vegan cheese makers out there who are using plant based and dairy free milks to create amazing vegan cheeses.

We have to remember that nut milks and plant milks have been around for centuries, even longer for some types and in some locations around the world.

Cultures have embraced them for many reasons and it is only the farming and dairy industry specifically, which isn't a culture, which are the ones against calling plant milks, milk.

If you want to discovery more vegan cheeses, head on over to our one of a kind vegan cheese database, which has thousands of vegan cheeses you can buy and try today from across the world.

It is from this database that we get all the amazing information and vegan cheese stats, so we can share with you, information and answers like the article below delves in to.

Below we talk about vegan cheese we know about which are made with plant milks, there are many hundreds more which are made with similar ingredients, such as almonds, cashews, coconut, oat, rice and soy, but the ingredients on the vegan cheeses do not state that they are made with milk, but instead the whole ingredient.

What Dairy Free Milks Are Used To Make Vegan Cheese

There are many dairy free and vegan milks that are used to make vegan cheese, and they are:

  • Almond milk
  • Cashew milk
  • Coconut milk
  • Oat milk
  • Rice milk
  • Soy milk

They are not limited to these, but these are the most popular that we have catalogued on our site and database.

There are also cauliflower milk vegan cheeses and even hemp milk vegan cheeses too.

Vegan Cheese Made With Almond Milk

Almond milk, like others have been around for centuries, with the earliest mentions as far back as the 13th century.

It featured in a cookery book from Baghdadi and also in Egyptian cookery books the following century too.

And in the UK, almond milk dates back to the late medieval period.

Below you can see a list of vegan cheeses  made with almond milk as an ingredient.

17

almond milk cheeses

Average: 8 (4 votes)
Average: 7 (3 votes)
Average: 7 (2 votes)
Average: 7 (3 votes)
Average: 8.5 (6 votes)
Average: 7.5 (6 votes)

Vegan Cheese Made With Cashew Milk

Unlike other vegan milks that are used to make amazing vegan cheeses, we found it harder to discover the history of cashew milks past.

But what we can tell you that it is being used to make vegan and dairy free cheeses and you can see those below.

10

cashew milk cheeses

Average: 7 (2 votes)
Average: 7 (2 votes)
Average: 7 (1 vote)
Average: 7 (1 vote)
Average: 7 (1 vote)
Average: 7 (1 vote)

Vegan Cheese Made With Coconut Milk

Coconut milk, unlike others, already has a milk substance inside of it, waiting to be consumed and requires zero processing, simply open the coconut and it is there ready to add to your meals.

For centuries coconut milk has been a staple in recipes through Southeast asia, the Caribbean and South America and even longer in countries like India.

And below you can see a number of vegan cheeses make with coconut milk, continuing on that long line of history and coconut milk inspired foods.

8

coconut milk cheeses

Average: 8 (3 votes)
Average: 7.4 (5 votes)
Average: 7 (3 votes)
Average: 7 (3 votes)
Average: 7 (2 votes)
Average: 7 (1 vote)

Vegan Cheese Made With Oat Milk

Probably one of the most consumed plant milks in the UK, oat milk is a favourite for hot drink lovers, and there are plenty of them here.

It's been used for hundreds of years, just like other plant milks and can be found in many a recipe book over time.

And now it's used in artisanal vegan cheeses from around the world.

Below you can see a number of suggestions from our database where these cheeses have been made with oat milk.

6

oat milk cheeses

Average: 8 (2 votes)
Average: 6.5 (2 votes)
Average: 7 (1 vote)
Average: 7 (1 vote)
Average: 7 (1 vote)
Average: 7.5 (2 votes)

Vegan Cheese Made With Rice Milk

For some reason, this plant milk just hasn't taken off as quickly as others had in the past.

It wasn't until the 20th century does it come up in any literature and even the 1990s until it was being mass produced.

Even so, it's used in a number of vegan cheeses and those can be seen below.

6

rice milk cheeses

Average: 7 (2 votes)
Average: 7 (6 votes)
Average: 8 (3 votes)
Average: 8 (3 votes)
Average: 8 (3 votes)
Average: 8.5 (4 votes)

Vegan Cheese Made With Soy Milk

Soy milk can be dated back to the 14th century and in Chinese cooking texts around the middle of that century.

That makes this plant milk, well over 600 years in use and it's still being used today.

Probably the biggest selling plant milk in the world to use for drinking, cooking with and other uses.

It is also used in vegan cheeses and some of those can be seen below.

9

soy milk cheeses

Average: 8 (3 votes)
Average: 8.5 (4 votes)
Average: 5.8 (6 votes)
Average: 9.3 (4 votes)
Average: 7 (1 vote)
Average: 7 (1 vote)

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