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Dive into the world of dairy-free diets

The rise of veganism as a dietary choice has been of huge benefit to those who are lactose intolerant, both in the number of available lactose-free products and the increase in acceptance that dairy-free alternatives are a must for any caterer.

 

The British Nutrition Foundation estimates that 5% of the UK population is lactose intolerant, while BUPA puts the figure at 10-20%.

That’s a large customer base who will appreciate having a choice of plant-based milks, ice creams and cheese substitutes – and they will undoubtedly seek out catering outlets that understand the need for dairy-free options.

There’s no need to sacrifice flavour when making dairy-free versions of buttery shortcrust pastry or creamy white sauces.

Unsalted Vegan Whirl is a dairy-free liquid butter substitute, which is designed to be used across the menu to bring an indulgent, buttery taste to any dish. It’s a blend of rapeseed oil and RSPO-certified sustainable palm oil, with natural flavouring, and is registered with The Vegan Society.

Already liquid, Whirl is ready to stir into a roux for smooth sauces, mix into batters for pancakes or puddings, or add straight into a mixer to make shortcrust pastry or lighter cakes and shortbread.

 

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Better than butter...

It is also up to 65% lower in saturated fat than butter, making it a healthier option for those following a lower-fat diet. Its high smoke point makes it perfect for high-temperature cooking such as shallow frying and roasting, as well as baking, grilling, glazing and making sauces.

 

Head over to our recipes section  and check out some of our dairy-free delights for inspiration.

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