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Macadamia Nut Cheese

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Makes: 1 medium cheese wheel

Serves: 6-10

Macadamia Nut Cheese



  • 2 cup macadamias (soaked)
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 Tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 garlic clove
  • salt and pepper (to taste)


  • Fresh mixed herbs


  1. Soak macadamias overnight.
  2. Put all the ingredients into the Vitamix 2L container in the order listed and secure the lid.
  3. Select Variable 1. Turn the machine on and quickly increase the speed to 10, then override to High.
  4. Use the tamper to effectively press the ingredients into the blades whilst processing.
  5. Blend until thick, smooth & creamy.
  6. Using a spatula scrape out mixture into a nut milk bag and squeeze lightly to remove any excess moisture. Warning – this step can be quite messy so do it over the sink or a big bowl and keep a hand towel handy.
  7. Once excess moisture is removed. Keep mix in the nut milk bag and set aside in a bowl to refrigerate overnight. Cover with plastic wrap or a tea towel.
  8. Remove nut cheese mixture from the fridge and mold with hands and a spatula to create a cheese wheel shape.
  9. Place in the dehydrator for 6-8 hours at 68c or until a crust is formed. Remove from the dehydrator and chill in the freezer for 1-2 hours.
  10. Serve & Enjoy!

Blog Recipe

This is a recipe from Ameka's Blog Post, Wine & Cheese... Raw Please!
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