Friday 28 October 2011

Vegan pizza with goats cheeze

A few weeks ago I tried a vegan pizza.  I topped it with vegetables and seasoned tofu.  It was merely ok.  Last Friday I tried again.  This time I had some cashew goats cheeze and asparagus sauce in the fridge.  I roasted pumpkin and chopped up red capsicum.  It was a great success.

E thought it a bit odd.  He likes his pizzas to be traditional.  I love pizza adventures.  The sauce was a nice change from a tomato sauce, the pumpkin was sweet and the goats cheeze was tangy and smooth.  All on Isa's pizza base.  An excellent combination.

This post is part of Vegan Month of Food October 2011.  Go to my Vegan MoFo list for more Vegan MoFo posts.


  1. yeah, we went through a vegan period when we were doing cashew cheese or tofu cheese. Still didn't cut it though. Do you have a good recipe? The guy from Saf has a pretty complicated one which I haven't tried; but when I went to dinner there with my Dad, that was the best "cheese" I tasted and even my dad - a traditional eater - thought it compatible. Otherwise, my best attempts at vegan-cheese has been a cashew cheese sauce.. These days it's Mozzarella and parmesan on pizza all the way I'm afraid!

  2. I love pizza adventures, too, and this sounds like a winner. Such a great combination of flavors! And it looks pretty, too. Glad you enjoyed it (even if E wasn't too fussy on it). :)

  3. Now this, Johanna, is a pizza that my pizza-averse self would be happy to try :)

  4. It's a pity we can't arrange for E and Mr Bite to share a traditional meal whilst we experiment with ones like these ;) This looks wonderful - and I love pizza adventures too. Although I am also happy with a standard veggie minus cheese, there is something fun about variety.

  5. My mouth is watering, that does look good. I am a bit boring too and tend to make my pizza with a tomato sauce. I really must get more adventurous :)

  6. Thanks Adam and Theresa - I made the goats cheese with cashews - it was great in the pizza - gave the creaminess it needed without the heaviness that cheese can give to pizza. I love cheese on pizza but sometimes want something lighter

    Thanks Ricki - I thought the asparagus sauce made it prettier than my usual pizzas

    Thanks Hannah - would have loved to share a slice

    Thanks Kari - I am sure we would enjoy sharing an adventurous meal together - though I am not sure about vegies minus the cheese for pizza - I liked the creaminess of the goats cheese here

    Thanks Jacqueline - I love a good tomato sauce on pizza too - if I have time to make one but lately have been using some quick fix sauces that aren't so good - probably why I really enjoyed this one

  7. Great idea for the goats cheese, I really should make it asap!

  8. I love pizza adventures too!! Great use of the asparagus sauce. :)


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