Good Food - Neil Perry

Neil Perry

Chef and Good Weekend columnist

Smoked haddock and new potato pie

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The smoked haddock and new potato pie needs nothing more than the simplest green salad served alongside, dressed only with lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil and salt.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Jul 01 10:42:49 EST 2013

Baked fish 'n chips

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Neil Perry's winter version of fish and chips.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Jul 01 10:14:01 EST 2013

Quince jelly candies

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With the jellies, the better the quality of the honey, the better the result. Serve them with cognac or espresso coffee.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Jun 24 11:02:35 EST 2013

Baked moussaka

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The moussaka can be made in a single 1.2-litre dish instead of ramekins. Note that cooking time will vary from between 25 to 30 minutes if using a single dish.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Jun 24 10:55:35 EST 2013

A Greek classic

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Neil Perry warms up the kitchen with a classic moussaka and quince jellied candies.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Jun 22 03:00:01 EST 2013

Creamed kohlrabi

Creamed kohlrabi.

Kohlrabi is the most delicious of vegetables. It's not always the easiest to find, but it's well worth hunting out.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Jun 17 09:52:31 EST 2013

Twice-cooked veal shanks

Twice-cooked veal shanks.

Lamb shanks work equally well. Add creamy potatoes or wet polenta for the perfect winter dinner.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Jun 17 09:49:17 EST 2013

Shank heavens

Twice-cooked veal shanks.

Ward off the winter chills with this classic comfort food from Neil Perry.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Jun 15 03:00:01 EST 2013

Spicy kimchi

Spicy kimchi.

The kimchi is a sure-to-impress addition to the table. It's a great flavour burst - wonderful with any protein and a bowl of rice and steamed greens.

Cook | Neil Perry | Thu Jun 13 10:18:24 EST 2013

Thyme, oregano and citrus chicken

Thyme, oregano and citrus chicken.

The marinade also works well with a butterflied leg of lamb on the barbecue. Serve with a fresh cucumber and mint salsa.

Cook | Neil Perry | Thu Jun 13 10:11:55 EST 2013

Marinade magic

Thyme, oregano and citrus chicken.

Serenading with marinades: Neil Perry serves up thyme, oregano and citrus chicken, and a spicy kimchi.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Jun 08 03:03:01 EST 2013

Warm salad of spicy blue eye

Warm salad of spicy blue eye.

The blue eye salad is like a Thai-style san choy bow - beautiful served with just rice. You can use prawns, chicken thigh fillet, minced lamb or beef instead of the fish.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Jun 03 11:39:43 EST 2013

Braised wagyu in home-made XO chilli sauce

Braised wagyu in home-made XO chilli sauce.

XO sauce is one of the most adaptable Asian condiments you can keep in your fridge. Great as a stir- fry sauce or as a chilli sauce on the side, it's also delicious over steamed chicken with ginger...

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Jun 03 10:23:35 EST 2013

From land and sea

Braised wagyu in home-made XO chilli sauce.

Surf and turf: Get the best of both worlds with these Asian-inspired mains by Neil Perry.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Jun 01 03:05:01 EST 2013

Simple pistachio ice-cream

Simple pistachio ice-cream.

Leave the rose water out of the ice-cream mix if it isn't to your taste. You could also try mixing the nuts up by making it half pistachio and half ground almonds.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue May 28 11:17:52 EST 2013

Crumbed swordfish with celeriac remoulade

Crumbed swordfish with celeriac remoulade.

Other fish work well here instead of swordfish, particularly those that are a bit "meatier", such as blue-eye trevalla, hapuka or snapper.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue May 28 10:56:16 EST 2013

Simple recipes, complex flavours

Simple pistachio ice-cream.

Transport the tastebuds with these gorgeous recipes: only the flavours are complex.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat May 25 03:00:01 EST 2013

Bibimbap with beef and onions

Bibimbap with beef and onions.

Simple yet flavourful, bibimbap is a hearty warmer for the cooler months. Chicken thigh is a good substitute for the beef.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon May 20 13:10:25 EST 2013

Chocolate mousse with hazelnut prailine

Chocolate mousse with hazelnut prailine.

A perennial favourite is even more perfect with this delicious, crunchy prailine on top. You can't beat the combination of chocolate and hazelnuts.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon May 20 12:46:07 EST 2013

A hearty Korean dish

Bibimbap with beef and onions.

Simple yet flavourful, bibimbap is a hearty warmer for the cooler months.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat May 18 03:00:01 EST 2013