Good Food - Neil Perry

Neil Perry

Chef and Good Weekend columnist

Barbecued seafood with gochujang butter sauce

A few knockout condiments make it easy to give your next weekend barbie a serious kick. Gochujang will keep in the fridge and is great added to stir-fries.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Feb 24 15:55:01 EST 2015

Pork and kimchi fritters with spicy soy dipping sauce

This is a versatile recipe: Serve with some steamed rice, lettuce leaves, gochujang, more kimchi and some sliced onions and build a sandwich for a meal in its own right.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Feb 23 08:30:36 EST 2015

Raspberry and yoghurt mousse cake

Raspberry and yoghurt mousse cake.

Combining good looks and substance, this cake's velvety texture is sweetened by luscious summer fruit.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Feb 16 14:58:32 EST 2015

Goat's curd tart with heirloom tomato salad

Neil Perry's goat's curd tart.

These velvety tarts have a delicious tang thanks to summer's tomatoes. Heirloom tomatoes should be at their absolute best if summer is behaving.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Feb 16 14:54:08 EST 2015

Lobster sandwiches

Lobster sandwiches for Valentine's.

Make life a little less ordinary this Valentine's Day with these simple but luxurious finger sandwiches.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Feb 09 09:15:24 EST 2015

White peach bellini cocktails

Peach cocktail (peach blini).

Here' s a simple, seasonal and refreshing idea to get your romantic night started this Valentine's Day.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Feb 09 09:14:47 EST 2015

Pan-fried salmon with cucumber and radish relish

Here's a simple midweek salmon dish, but feel free to replace the salmon with your favourite fish. I like the cucumber relish with a diced avocado folded through.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Feb 09 06:59:47 EST 2015

Grilled lemongrass beef rice-paper rolls

Vietnamese wraps make a table-side choose-your-own-adventure: serve up a few fab fillings and let guests do the rest. DIY-delicious.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Feb 02 10:30:59 EST 2015

Crisp rice pancake with prawn and pork stuffing

Vietnamese crisp rice pancake with combination stuffing.

Vietnamese wraps make a table-side choose-your-own-adventure: serve up a few fab fillings and let guests do the rest. DIY-delicious.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Feb 02 10:29:33 EST 2015

Huevos rancheros

Heuvos rancheros

This Mexican classic makes a really cracking breakfast for a weekend treat. Serve the eggs with soft tortillas.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Jan 27 13:48:27 EST 2015

Baby back ribs with barbecue sauce

Baby back ribs

Fire up the barbecue for these tender smoky ribs. The recipe uses ancho chilli, a milder-style chilli used in Mexican cooking.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Jan 27 12:21:51 EST 2015

Broccolini, bean and sesame salad

This simple salad gets a flavour boost from a tahini-based dressing that works well with any vegetable: use a combination of your favourites or whatever you find in the market.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Jan 20 11:44:38 EST 2015

Miso-crusted ocean trout with stir-fried brown rice and nori

This trout recipe is a great way to make a healthy meal with brown rice very tasty. The miso marinade works well with any fish, scallops or prawns or - if you want to go all out - lobster.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Jan 20 11:24:15 EST 2015

Bean quesadillas with corn salsa

Bean quesadillas with corn salsa.

Liven up the table and the taste buds with this lovely Mexican-inspired dish; easy to make, very easy to enjoy.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Dec 23 12:32:21 EST 2014

Warm steak salad with chipotle dressing

Warm steak salad with chipotle dressing.

Here's a great lunch or light dinner idea, made punchy with some Mexican-inspired flavours. For a full-sized dinner, serve with quesadillas (see below) or tacos.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Dec 23 12:32:02 EST 2014

Spice-roasted chicken

Spice-roasted chicken

This is a lovely, simple Middle Eastern-inspired dish that, with the addition of a few spices, becomes really tasty. It's also great with a teaspoon of mild chilli flakes added to the mix.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Dec 16 10:41:24 EST 2014

Roast eggplant with pine nuts, basil and saffron garlic yoghurt

Roast eggplant

This vegetarian dish is inspired by the simple flavours of the Middle East. I also like to add tea-plumped raisins to the eggplant; this gives it a wonderful sweetness and works well with the pine...

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Dec 16 10:13:07 EST 2014

Spice-roasted chicken

Fresh spices add a wonderful fragrance to this simple Middle Eastern-inspired dish.

Good Food | Neil Perry | Mon Dec 15 23:30:00 EST 2014

Duck sang choi bao

Duck sang choi bao.

These sang choi bao are a great way to get a party started. If duck is not to your taste, you can make it with chicken or quail, or even minced lamb or beef.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Dec 15 14:28:55 EST 2014

Black pepper tofu with eggplant

Tofu

We whip out the wok and visit China for delicious inspiration for this spicy dish, ideal for serving as part of a banquet. The eggplant is great with asparagus added.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Dec 15 08:00:23 EST 2014