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Sri Lankan Souvlaki Recipe

Servers 6-8
Sri Lankan Souvlaki - Zest Byron Bay


300g chicken thigh fillet skin-off
300g pork neck
2 tbs Zest Sri Lankan Spice Paste
Sliced onion
Chopped tomato
Flat bread
Tzatziki home-made or store bought


Cut meats into strips and marinate separately in 1 tbs of Sri Lankan Spice Paste. Thread onto skewers and refrigerate for an hour.

Turn on the BBQ and when ready, BBQ the skewers.

Grill the flat bread on the BBQ and fill with ingredients of your choice.

East Meets West
Created by: Zest Byron Bay

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BBQ Pork Ribs with Massaman Satay Recipe

BBQ Pork Ribs with Massaman Satay - Zest Byron BayServes 6


1-2 Racks of Pork Ribs (16-20 Ribs)
175g Zest Massaman Blend
1 heaped tbs crunchy natural peanut butter
1 cup chicken/veg stock
Oil for basting


Wash and pat dry the ribs. Remove the thin membrane on the underside. To do this, slip a knife between the membrane and bones, hold it with a paper towel and pull away.

In a large, deep tray, marinate the ribs in Massaman Blend for at least 4 hours (overnight is best).

Heat oven to 160°C, cover tray tightly with foil and roast in the oven for 2 hours or until fork-tender. Cool.

Once cooked, drain juices into a small pot and add peanut butter and stock. Stir well and simmer until sauce thickens to form a paste.

Heat BBQ to medium, then cook ribs for 20 minutes, turning and basting with oil every 5 minutes.

Once the ribs have good markings from the BBQ, spread the paste well over and cut between the bones. Serve.

East Meets West
Created by: Zest Byron Bay

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Spiced Pork and Bangalow Duck Terrine Recipe

Spiced Pork and Bangalow Duck Terrine : Zest Byron BayServes: 4
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour


1 jar Zest Indian Spice Paste
1 jar Zest Nepalese Spice Paste
4 confit Bangalow Duck Maryland’s
1 tbls duck fat
1.2kg pork mince
1 brown onion, finely diced
1 clove garlic, finely diced
1/2 bunch coriander or basil chopped
1/2 tsp salt
pinch pepper
cornichons, pickles and/or chutney
crusty bread


Sweat off onion and garlic in olive oil until translucent, remove from heat and add Zest spice pastes. Allow to cool. Shred duck meat from bones. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix thoroughly. Fry a small patty in a pan and taste to check seasoning.

Line a loaf tin with greaseproof paper and pack the mix in nice and tight. (Tap it on the bench a couple of times to remove any air bubbles). Bake in a preheated oven at 180℃, for 40 – 50 minutes, until firm to touch. Allow to cool at room temperature, and then refrigerate.

Unmould at a time of your pleasing and enjoy with crusty bread, pickles, good company and beer.

Byron Bay Chef Collection
Created by : Graeme Stockdale
Tommys, Lismore
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David from Wasamedia’s Butter Chicken Pork with Mushrooms and Kale Recipe

Prep Time: 5 -10 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes approx
Serves 4 – 6 people


175g Zest Butter Chicken
1 kg of pork sirloin in chunks
two onions diced (brown)
1 packet baby king brown mushrooms
1/2 cup chicken stock
2 table spoons of tomato paste
500g kale and spinach chopped finely
smoked paprika
dash of Tabasco


In a heavy based pan sweat down brown onion in chicken stock, add tomato paste then marinated Zest Butter Chicken pork. Let simmer for 10 mins. Add kale and mushrooms simmer for two minutes. Season with salt pepper, smoked paprika and Tabasco to taste. Sprinkle with finely sliced shallots.

Serve on basmati rice with side of fresh poppadums.

Created by : David Wasserman
Wasamedia, Sydney