Best Pizza

Pesto, Cherry Tomato and Raw Cashew Cheese Pizza

I was never a fan of “real” pizza aka tomato and cheese. The cheese was always so gross and stringy. Even with the advances in vegan cheeses like Daiya and the new and improved Teese I’m still not much of a fan. I like those brands of vegan cheese but not on my pizza! My favorite all time pizza is a new one for me. It consists of homemade Basil-Miso-Walnut Pesto, some homegrown still warm from the sun cherry tomatoes and a raw cashew cheese.

The process is very simple:
Roll out dough (I like the whole grain one from Whole Foods)
Spread pesto over pizza
Thrown on some halved cherry tomatoes
Pop into the oven…400 450 degrees…whatever you fancy.
When the crust is nice and brown and the tomatoes are nice and bubbly take the pizza out and drop on the raw cashew cheese in random places.

Its basically the best pizza ever. Peter and my Maa are hooked. Reno will just eat pieces with the tomatoes and cashew cheese taken off…she’s only 3 so what does she know..right? I insist that you all make this pizza. Your taste buds will thank you.

p.s. the cashew cheese is from Ani Phyo’s new book: Raw Food Essentials. I’ll be posting a full review of her new book in a few days!

2 Comments on Best Pizza

  1. Jes
    September 2, 2010 at 8:57 AM (10 years ago)

    Ooh, that *does* look good with the cashew cheese! I’m always a fan of just leaving cheese off altogether–the vegan stuff never did it for me. I’m loving your version though!

  2. allularpunk
    September 4, 2010 at 9:25 AM (10 years ago)

    whoa. that looks so perfect! right up my alley. i love making pesto with nuts other than pine nuts. have you tried pecans? mmmm. and that raw cashew cheese. !!


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