I feel REALLY BAD saying anything negative about non dairy cheese makers. I mean, it's painfully obvious that they're trying and let's face it, it ain't easy to make a single ingredient product WITHOUT SAID SINGLE INGREDIENT. Nevertheless, I paid out the nose for these products and I intend to tell you what they taste (and smell) like.
Rice VEGAN: I'm not sure what possessed me to reach for the American Flavor (subconscious flood of Kraft brainwashing at play?) but I wish I hadn't. The flavor (if you can call it that) didn't convince me to try any of their other varieties. Rice Vegan tastes like salted cold rice pasta. The chalky consistency didn't help. Jack didn't seem to mind the few bites I gave him, but he didn't ask for more.
VEGAN GOURMET: Next I went for ole mozzarella cuz it just screams kid food. I opened the package with associations of string cheese, pizza.......huh? Uhhh.....this feels like tofu. I can best describe the taste as one of butter....no, margarine. I felt like I was eating margarine flavored tofu. The consistency was certainly cheesier than the Rice Vegan but Vegan Gour-meh still wasn't chees-ish in the slightest. Sadface.
daiya: You can believe I was pretty