My Plant Deli Recipes

Vegan Grilled Cheese

Vegan Grilled Cheese

An ultimate comfort choose - grilled cheese! While it’s not the most common thought of comfort food in Malaysia, it definitely has all the best things going for it. Crunchy bread, gooey cheese, and you can always add some hot sauce or vegan deli slices for a boost of flavor!  Secret to Cooking Making a vegan grilled cheese can be slightly more tricky than its original dairy counterpart. Vegan cheese has a slightly higher melting point, so it takes it a bit longer to cook. The key to getting a sandwich that is gooey, but not burnt, is to flip...

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Vegan Pizza

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Vegan Pizza

I love a good pizza night!  Heck, any night is great for a pizza night!  In our house this almost always means homemade pizza. And when you have great vegan mozzarella, why not!   Here is how we make our pizza: 1. Start with a good dough.  We like to make things as healthy as possible, so I go for a whole wheat dough and usually throw in some ground flax for good measure. Here is my basic dough recipe: 1c cold water 1tsp salt 1Tbsp instant yeast (you can use just 1tsp if you want a thin crispy crust)...

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Vegan Cheese in Malaysia

Vegan cheese

Vegan Cheese in Malaysia

I first started looking for non dairy products in Malaysia (cheese, ice cream, yogurt, etc) about 11-12 years ago. I quickly learned that there was next to nothing available in the stores, so I bought some cookbooks, browsed some recipes online and started making my own! There are so many different types of vegan cheese recipes out there. Sauces, block cheese, spreadable cheeses, healthy cheeses, more "dairy-like" cheeses, etc. The block cheeses that we make and sell here at My Plant Deli are quite similar to dairy cheese, about as close as you'll get for a homemade cheese with natural...

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