22.8 C
Byron Shire
January 21, 2022

More than just takeaway chicken

Latest News

Greens Mandy Nolan to hold community forum in support of nurses and paramedics

Locally and across the state nurses, and paramedics are struggling in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as they are being asked to do double shifts and manage effectively in health system that is struggling to cope. This has led to an increasing number of nurses and paramedics resigning.

Other News

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 19 January, 2022

Welcome back to the Brunswick Picture House Brett and Chris from the Brunswick Picture House, and their entire team, believe...

Casino’s winning tap water ways

Yesterday Casino was announced as the winner of the Water Industry Operators Association of Australia’s Ixom 2021 Best Tasting Tap Water in Australia competition.

Vale Byron girl, Patricia Marcia Dailhou 

Patricia, better known as Pat or Patsy, was born in Byron Bay in 1933 and was the second eldest of nine, to Horace Cecil Vernon Freeman (better known as ‘Bluey’) and Dorothy Lulu Freeman (nee Daniels). 

Vax the child

I am writing about the upcoming COVID-19 vaccinations for children. I am and remain a vax-sceptic. My reasons are...

Rainbow Temple squeezed by Lismore Council 

For two decades, the Rainbow Temple in Rosebank has stood as a striking reflection of the region’s proudly beating spiritual heart.

Biz step up to feed frontline staff

Local paramedics will be able to get free coffee and snacks at selected local cafes, as part of a major community effort to support frontline health workers during the ongoing and increasing COVID-19 outbreak.

Photo by Jess Kearney.

Simon Haslam

If you’re thinking about a simple takeaway chicken, with maybe a broccoli dukka tahini pecan and dried fig salad, The Coop Rotisserie is your new chicken, salad and roast vegetable takeaway alternative – located right in the heart of Byron Bay on Jonson St, run by enthusiastic couple Adam and Lisa.

This is a welcome return home to the Northern Rivers for Lisa (front of house), who grew up near Murwillumbah; her brother runs a deli in the town and their connections ensure that all the produce is regionally sourced, but the real hot young stars of the show are the chickens, who come direct from a third-generation poultry farmer.

They don’t just have one very modern and tasty salad, they have 16 salads, with something to suit everyone’s taste and dietary requirements, from the classics to that very enticing broccoli dukka tahini pecan and dried fig salad. It sounded so good I just had to write it a second time.

Evidence of Adam’s Swiss German training can be found in the beautiful Kartoffel (potato) salad and his special coleslaw with apple. From Monday to Friday they offer a lunch special of chicken and two salads for $15.

Over the holidays the house is often full of guests, and everyone’s more interested in having a good time and eating well, than spending hours preparing food. This is where the Coop might be able to help – they do catering, and other meats to order, and have already developed a following for their lamb shoulder, duck confit and pork belly (pre order only).

Adam and Lisa are somewhat accidental arrivals to Byron, as Adam was managing the development of the chicken rotisserie project for someone else, when they decided not to proceed, but Lisa says ‘it was perfect timing’ as she was keen to return home to the Northern Rivers, and ‘loves being part of a small community where people connect more freely.’ 

The couple are proudly green and clean, solar powered, all their packaging is recyclable, and any leftover food is given to Liberation Larder to feed the homeless. They are proud suppliers of Rosnay organic products, and they would love you to drop in and say hello and have a look at their selection. 

Website and online ordering coming in the new year!

The Coop Rotisserie and Larder.
91 Jonson St, Byron Bay. Open 11am to 7pm
Sunday to Friday.


Support The Echo

Keeping the community together and the community voice loud and clear is what The Echo is about. More than ever we need your help to keep this voice alive and thriving in the community.

Like all businesses we are struggling to keep food on the table of all our local and hard working journalists, artists, sales, delivery and drudges who keep the news coming out to you both in the newspaper and online. If you can spare a few dollars a week – or maybe more – we would appreciate all the support you are able to give to keep the voice of independent, local journalism alive.

1 COMMENT

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

NSW COVID update on COVID deaths – vax stats and comorbidities

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet again opened his COVID update with condolences to families who have lost loved ones, and thanks to the  ‘inspirational work of our health workers'.

January 21 National Cabinet on Omicron, RATs, vax and treatments

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has issued a media release about yesterday's meeting of the National Cabinet.

Reform needed to deliver electric trucks in Australia

With the aim of getting more electric-powered trucks on Australian roads, the Electric Vehicle Council and the Australian Trucking Association have collaborated to develop the policies necessary to drive Australian trucking into an electric future.

Biz step up to feed frontline staff

Local paramedics will be able to get free coffee and snacks at selected local cafes, as part of a major community effort to support frontline health workers during the ongoing and increasing COVID-19 outbreak.