Where To Start in a World of Milk Replacements

There are so many different types of milk replacement out there that I had absolutely no clue where to start! All I knew is that a lot of them are widely available and at a range of prices.

I decided to give Alpro soya light a try. I needed something that I could use in cooking, but I didn’t want to get normal milk. Recently I have discovered I have a dairy allergy and have wanted to cut down on my dairy intake for quite some time, so this seemed like the perfect time to give it a try.

After using it in cooking I decided to pour myself a glass of it and give it a try. I didn’t really know what to expect of it, in either taste of consistency. I think I was very surprised by the colour of it, of course, I am used to crisp white milk, and this certainly isn’t that!

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The consistency was as you would expect, very smooth and very much like milk. The taste was surprising. To me it tastes like sugared almonds, which is fine, I like sugared almonds. But I did not expect it from milk (especially considering you can actually buy almond milk!).

Perhaps this taste is increased by my buying of the long life version. I did this to ensure that I wouldn’t have to find a magical use for a pint of milk in a few days, as I really don’t like leaving ‘fresh’ products hanging around for too long.

There was nothing unpleasant, overall, about this product and I will be certain to give more milk alternatives a try, but I will certainly be looking for something a little less sweet in the future.

Any recommendations on what else I could try? What do you think of this product?

Help would really be appreciated!

One thought on “Where To Start in a World of Milk Replacements

  1. Pingback: The Alternative Milk saga continues | Food: from hellish disasters to divine temptation

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