A quick cream cheese when you don’t have time to culture.
Basic Cream Cheese
Yield 1 cup
12.3 oz box Silken Mori-Nu tofu, drained* & crumbled
1/2 cup cashews, soaked, drained
3 Tbsp vegan butter or mayo
2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 tsp miso, optional
1/2 - 1 tsp salt
*Drain and crumble the tofu: Wrap in a linen towel, twist up the ends and working over the sink, squeeze or knead to expel as much liquid as possible.
Process all ingredients in a food processor until smooth; this may take a while depending on your processor. Taste and adjust seasonings if needed.
Transfer to a bowl, cover and refrigerate.
Ready to use.
1 recipe Cream Cheese, above
1 Tbsp mayo
3-4 tsp Frozen Creek Farms Boursin Cheese Seasoning Mix or any mix
Transfer to a bowl, cover and refrigerate. Allow time to marinate and set up.