Dairy-free milks aren’t just for pouring on your cereal or as an alternative in your tea. From oat to cashew, tiger nut to almond, alternative milk drinks are a tasty ingredient in their own right and can add wonderful flavour and creaminess to your cooking. From mash to mac ‘n’ cheese, these ideas will make you rethink that open carton of almond milk lurking in the fridge.
1. Pimp your soup
This comforting but flavourful noodle ramen recipe by Anna Jones champions Rude Health’s almond milk, spiked with miso and turmeric and bulked out with noodles and tofu. A quick, easy and oh so delicious midweek meal.
2. Porridge with a difference
Okay, oat or almond milk in your porridge might be a bit obvious, but have you thought about tiger nut milk? Creamy with a hint of sweetness, it adds a hit of something different to your favourite breakfast staple. Swap tiger nut milk or your favourite dairy-free drink into this epic spiced porridge recipe.
3. For a super smooth dairy-free mash
This is a gorgeous, nutty, creamy, earthy and decadently delicious dairy-free mash using hazelnut milk and seasonal celeriac. Perfect as a side to your Sunday roast or even spread on fish or cottage pie as an alternative to traditional potatoes.
4. The mac ‘n’ cheese of dreams
This easy mac ‘n’ cheese recipe by Anna Jones is a twist on a comfort classic, using Rude Health’s amazing hazelnut milk. Plus, it’s a great recipe to load your dinner with greens. The kids will love it.
5. (Vegan) curry in a hurry
Struggle to know which milk alternative works best in your morning coffee? Here’s a guide.