Good Food - Neil Perry

Neil Perry

Chef and Good Weekend columnist

Duck carnitas tacos

Neil Perry's duck carnitos taco.

For a different take on Mexican, try these duck tacos. You could use chicken instead of duck (but reduce the cooking time by 30 minutes). You can also use corn tortillas if you prefer.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Mar 03 14:10:57 EST 2014

Stir-fried scallops with bean sprouts

Stir-fried scallops with bean sprouts.

This scallops dish works well with any protein, from chicken to beef to pork and all manner of seafood. For a special treat, try lobster meat and blow your guests away.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Mar 03 13:44:20 EST 2014

Stir-fried pork with hot bean paste

Stir-fried pork with hot bean paste.

Dinner will be on the table in a flash with this simple wok recipe. Serve with jasmine rice and a serve of steamed Asian greens with oyster sauce.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Mar 03 13:44:18 EST 2014

Chilled cucumber and ginger soup

Chilled cucumber and ginger soup.

This soup is the simplest recipe ever. You can alter the flavour profile enormously by changing the herb - so try swapping dill for coriander, for example.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Mar 03 13:24:45 EST 2014

Forget the sour cream: Neil Perry's duck tacos

Neil Perry's duck carnitos taco.

Forget sour cream and chilli overdose - there's a lot more to Mexican food.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Mar 01 04:00:01 EST 2014

Wok magic: Neil Perry's dinners in a flash

Neil Perry's stir fried pork with hot bean paste.

Pressed for time? It doesn't come fresher, easier and tastier than a stir-fry straight from the wok.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Feb 22 04:00:01 EST 2014

Barbecued lamb cutlets with tomato, almond and chilli salsa

Neil Perry's barbecued lamb cutlets with salsa.

Use the salsa over anything and everything - roast leg of lamb or beef sirloin, whole roasted snapper, pork cutlets.

Cook | Neil Perry | Wed Feb 19 16:03:17 EST 2014

Neil Perry's easy barbecued lamb cutlets

Neil Perry's barbecued lamb cutlets with salsa.

Neil Perry serves up lamb cutlets with salsa, and cucumber and ginger soup.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Feb 15 04:00:01 EST 2014

Braised squid with spaghetti

Braised squid with spaghetti.

Any type of pasta will work for the squid dish - I also love using risoni. Baby octopus is a treat in place of the squid.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Feb 11 13:39:13 EST 2014

Barbecued chicken breast with sauce vierge and potato puree

Barbecued chicken breast with sauce vierge and potato puree.

At your next evening barbecue, let tomato, fresh garden herbs and velvety potato take chicken to a new taste dimension.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Feb 11 13:38:35 EST 2014

Twilight barbecue: chicken breast with sauce vierge

Barbecued chicken breast with sauce vierge and potato puree.

At your next evening barbecue, let tomato, fresh garden herbs and velvety potato take chicken to a new taste dimension.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Feb 08 04:00:01 EST 2014

Raspberry and mascarpone cake

Raspberry and mascarpone cake.

You can make this delicate cake with strawberries, or use a colourful mix of available berries. You will need to prepare the day before serving.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Feb 03 12:52:36 EST 2014

Pan-fried salmon with clam sauce

Pan-fried salmon with clam sauce .

Revive your beach holiday memories with this saucy seafood combination that brings a little fire and spice to the table.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Feb 03 12:52:39 EST 2014

All at sea: Neil Perry's pan-fried salmon

Raspberry and mascarpone cake.

Revive your beach holiday memories with this saucy seafood combination that brings a little fire and spice to the table.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Feb 01 04:00:01 EST 2014

King prawn and sesame-dressed noodles

Noodles.

This is a versatile recipe and you can replace the king prawns with any seafood or meat you like, such as shredded chicken or duck.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Jan 28 13:09:55 EST 2014

Make restaurant classics at home

Neil Perry's simple duck curry.

Step away from the takeaway menu and surprise yourself with how easy it is to make these restaurant favourites at home.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Jan 25 04:00:01 EST 2014

Mussel, cherry tomato, pea and potato salad

Neil Perry's mussel, cherry tomato, pea and potato salad.

Any seafood works well with this potato salad, especially prawns and scallops.

Cook | Neil Perry | Thu Jan 23 15:25:59 EST 2014

Italian-style steak

Steak, Italian-style.

Bring a little bit of Italy to your next meat dish with this spicy and versatile Mediterranean-inspired sauce.

Cook | Neil Perry | Thu Jan 23 15:14:47 EST 2014

Neil Perry's Italian-style steak

Steak, Italian-style.

Bring a little bit of Italy to your next meat dish with this spicy and versatile Mediterranean-inspired sauce.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Jan 18 04:00:01 EST 2014

Spicy hot beef and tofu

Spicy hot beef and tofu.

If you like a bit more texture, the beef is great with firm tofu, either sliced into thin large pieces or small squares. You can also replace the beef with minced pork, chicken, duck or even quail.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Jan 14 15:38:37 EST 2014