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Zest Spiked Butters

Pan-fried Field Mushrooms with Nepalese Spiked Butter - Zest Byron BayServes: 10-15
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cool Time: 20-30 mins

Ingredients

100g unsalted butter softened
1 tbsp Zest Indian Spice Paste
3 kaffir lime leaves chopped very finely

Method

In a food processor, add ingredients until well combined.

Lay down a piece of plastic wrap …

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Nepalese Spinach and Cheese Puffs

Nepalese Spinach and Cheese Puffs - Zest Byron BayServes: 8-16
Prep Time: 30-40 mins
Cook Time: 15-20 mins

Ingredients

250g frozen, chopped spinach, thawed & drained well
120g Danish feta crumbled
30g tasty cheese grated
2 tbsp Zest Nepalese Spice Paste
4 sheets frozen puff pastry
1 egg yolk
1 tsp milk

Method



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Indian Pumpkin and White Bean Filo cigars

Indian Pumpkin and White Bean Filo cigars - Zest Byron BayServes: 3-9
Cook Time: 50-60 mins total
Prep Time: 20-30 mins

Ingredients

400g Pumpkin deseeded and cut into 2cm cubes
400g tin Cannellini (white) beans rinsed & drained
2 tbsps Zest Indian Spice Paste
¼ cup pepitas
1/8 cup sunflower seeds
½ cup chopped parsley…

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Pan-fried Field Mushrooms with Nepalese Spiked Butter

Pan-fried Field Mushrooms with Nepalese Spiked Butter - Zest Byron BayServes: 2-4
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 15-20 mins

Ingredients

4-6 large field mushrooms
2 tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 tsp butter
4-8 slices Zest Nepalese Spiked Butter
Slices of toast for serving if desired
1 bunch watercress

Method

In a heavy based …

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Muhammara (Syrian Capsicum Dip)

Syrian Capsicum Dip - Zest Byron BayServes: 4-8
Cook Time: 40 mins
Prep Time: 20-30 mins

Ingredients

2 large red capsicum
1 tspn oil
1 long red chili
50g walnuts toasted
1½ tbspn Zest Moroccan Spice Paste
¼ cup (gluten-free) breadcrumbs
1½ tspn pomegranate molasses

Method

Preheat oven to 180°C.

In …

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Moroccan Spiced Lamb Burgers

Moroccan Spiced Lamb Burgers - Zest Byron BayServes: 4-6
Prep Time: 15-20 mins
Cook Time: 15-20 mins

Ingredients

500g lamb mince
1 medium onion finely diced
2 tbsp Zest Moroccan Spice Paste
40g pinenuts toasted
½ cup parsley finely chopped
2 tsp oil
4 burger buns
2 tbsp Zest Sri Lankan Mayo

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Moroccan Sausage Rolls

Moroccan Sausage Rolls - Zest Byron BayServes: 4-8
Prep Time: 20-30 mins
Cook Time: 15-20 mins

Ingredients

450g sausage mince
1½ tbsp Zest Moroccan Spice Paste
1 carrot grated
2 sheets frozen puff pastry
1 egg yolk
1 tsp milk

Method

Preheat oven to 180°C.

Mix the mince, spice paste and …

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Nepalese Eggplant Dip

Nepalese Eggplant Dip - Zest Byron BayServes: 6-8
Cook Time: 30-45 mins
Prep Time: 10 mins

Ingredients

2 medium eggplants
4 cloves garlic
1 tbspn sesame seeds toasted
2 tbspn Zest Nepalese Spice Paste

Method

Preheat oven to 200°C.

On an open flame char the eggplants on all sides, turning for …

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Easy Zest Indian Hummus

Indian Hummus - Zest Byron BayServes: 6-8
Prep Time: 5-10 mins
Cook Time: n/a

Ingredients

400g tin chickpeas drained & liquid reserved
1 clove garlic
1 tbsp Zest Indian Spice Blend
2 tsp tahini
4 tbsp reserved liquid
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Method

Place all ingredients into a …

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Sri Lankan Beetroot Dip

Sri Lankan Beetroot Dip - Zest Byron BayServes: 6-8
Cook Time: 1 hour
Prep Time: 10 mins

Ingredients

4 medium sized beetroots
1 tbsp oil
200g firm-set plain yoghurt
1 tsp Zest Sri Lankan Spice Paste (or to taste)
½ lemon zest and juice
1 tbsp chopped dill or chives
Salt & …

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Beef Short Ribs Rendang Style

Beef Short Ribs Rendang Style - Zest Byron BayServes: 6-8
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 2-3 hours

Ingredients

2kg Beef Short Ribs (get your butcher to cut them in half across ways)
2 tbsp oil
175g pack Zest Rendang Blend recipe base
400 ml coconut milk
20 g toasted desiccated coconut
1 …

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Zest Pumpkin Soup

Serves: 2-4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 – 20 mins

Ingredients

1kg Jap/butternut pumpkin (skinned and deseeded)
1 brown onion roughly chopped
1jar Zest Indian Spice Paste
1 ltr veg stock (Stock Merchant) or
1 ltr water with one stock cube
300ml coconut …

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Zest Stroganoff

Serves: 2-4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 -15mins

Ingredients

500g lean beef or lamb strips
3 – 4 tblsp Zest Moroccan Paste
1 tblsp vegetable oil 1 brown onion
200g mushrooms chopped
1 tblsp plain or corn flour
1 tbs tomato paste
3/4 …

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Eggplant Imam Bayildi

Eggplant Imam Bayildi : Zest Byron BayServes: 4-6
Prep Time: 15-20 minutes
Cook Time: 2½ hours

Ingredients

3 small eggplants
2 brown onions
½ bulb garlic
300-400ml olive oil
3 tbs Zest Nepalese Spice Paste
60ml pomegranate molasses
1½ tbs tomato paste
1½ tbs salt
1 tsp brown sugar
handful parsley…

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Emma’s Tofu Kebabs

Sri Lankan Tofu Kebabs : Zest Byron BayServes: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5-10 minutes

Ingredients

2-3 tbsp Zest Sri Lankan Spice Paste
1 cup sour cream or plain yoghurt
1 packet tofu
mushrooms
capsicum
cherry tomatoes
zucchini

Method

Cut vegetables and tofu into chunks and place onto sticks.

Mix …

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Orange Spiced Meringues

Orange Spiced Meringues : Zest Byron BayServes: 12
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 1½ hour

Ingredients

7 large egg whites
470g caster sugar
1 orange zest
2 tsp Zest Pahelo Spice Blend

Method

Dissolve the sugar in the egg whites over a hot water bath slowly whisking in Zest Pahelo …

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Spiced Seeded Potato Rosti

Spiced Seeded Potato Rosti : Zest Byron BayServes: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

1 large potato peeled
2 tsp Zest moroccan Spice Paste
large handful of assorted seeds (pepitas, sesame, sunflower)
2 tbs olive oil

Method

Preheat oven to 180°C. Grate potato into bowl. Squeeze out and …

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Grilled Haloumi, Fennel, Mint and Candied Walnut Salad

Grilled Haloumi, Fennel, Mint and Candied Walnut Salad : Zest Byron BayServes: 4
Prep Time: 15-20 minutes

Ingredients

200g haloumi
1 tbsp of Zest Indian Spice Paste
1 large fennel bulb
200g mixed organic mesclun
handful mint, picked
handful flatleaf parsley, picked
olives
walnuts, butter, brown sugar,
edible flowers

Sauce
1 tsp Sublime Spice Blend
2 …

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Biryani with Cauliflower, Currants and Peas

Biryani with Cauliflower, Currants and Peas : Zest Byron BayServes: 2-4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

1 vegetable stock cube
1½ cups water
2 tsp olive oil
½ onion diced
large clove garlic diced
small knob ginger diced
2 tsp Zest Indian Spice Paste
150g long grain rice
100g cauliflower …

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Braised Root Vegetables

Braised Root Vegetables : Zest Byron BayServes: 4-6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30-40 minutes or until soft

Ingredients

2 medium size carrots
1 large sweet potato
2 parsnips
2 turnips
1 large potato
2 red onions (salad) diced
6 cloves of crushed garlic
1 cup of white wine
1 …

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