Review: Mamma Cucina Dairy-Free Pizza

Mamma Cucina Dairy-Free Margherita Pizza

Vegan margherita pizza with Tofutti mozzarella cheese. Part of Triano Brands (best known for Tofutti), the Mamma Cucina range in the UK now includes dairy-free ice cream, cheesecakes, quiches and pizzas. Just like the quiche and cheesecake, this pizza is also gluten-free. We've tried Tofutti cheese on pizza before...so does this make a worthwhile frozen pizza?



Above and below, you can see before and after photos... Yep, that cooked pizza below has been in a hot 200C pre-heated oven for 14 minutes (look at the burnt edges). There isn't a lot of melting going on though. We already knew that Tofutti doesn't melt in the oven, so despite it being their in-house vegan cheese, it's a bad choice for pizza. Compare our photo to the optimistic one on the box..


So the cheese isn't great, but they've done a fantastic job on that pizza base. Gluten-free pizza bases are often hard, dry and grainy. This one tastes like a regular thin and crispy pizza base...in fact we had to go back and check the box, as we didn't believe it.

Overall, this is a 'kind of OK' pizza, even if the cheese doesn't melt. The base and tomato are good, and there is a cheesy topping of sorts. Mamma Cucina also make a 'vegetable' pizza with onion, peppers and sweetcorn, and we'd steer you in that direction, as it relies less on the cheese for flavour.

Check out our review of the competition too: Redwood (VBites) frozen pizza range

Verdict: Pizza, but no Pizzaz


Veganoo Score: ★★★
Mamma Cucina Dairy-Free Margherita Pizza


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Footnote: Ingredients
Here is the ingredients panel from the pack we reviewed.



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