Good Food - Neil Perry

Neil Perry

Chef and Good Weekend columnist

Rhubarb and almond crumble

Rhubarb and almond crumble.

This dish, which can be made ahead of time, is great for dessertphobic cooks.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon May 13 15:22:07 EST 2013

Leek and potato soup

Leek and potato soup.

This soup is dead easy but it's delicious and beautiful served cold with crispy salted croutons.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon May 13 13:12:37 EST 2013

Easy as pie

Rhubarb and almond crumble.

Soup and dessert - simple to make, simply delicious to eat.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat May 11 03:00:01 EST 2013

Chicken with olives and sage

Chicken with olives and sage.

Give meat dishes a super dose of goodness and a big flavour hit with herbs and vegetables.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon May 06 10:41:16 EST 2013

Braised cavolo nero and silverbeet

Braised cavolo nero and silverbeet.

Don't forget your greens over the cool months. This braised vegetable dish is the perfect accompaniement to stews and roast meat dishes.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon May 06 10:38:23 EST 2013

A dose of goodness

Chicken with olives and sage.

Give meat dishes a super dose of goodness and a big flavour hit with herbs and vegetables.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat May 04 03:00:01 EST 2013

Chorizo, saffron and chickpea soup

Neil Perry's Spanish soup.

Spanish comfort food doesn't get better than a hearty soup. This soup can be turned into a main dish with the addition of diced chicken thigh - or even prawns - and is great with flat bread to dip.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Apr 29 10:02:29 EST 2013

Neil Perry's churros

Neil Perry's churros.

These Spanish-style donuts are perfect dipped in melted white or dark chocolate.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Apr 29 09:56:22 EST 2013

Simply Spanish

Churros.

Spanish comfort food doesn't get better than a hearty soup and crisp, sugary churros.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Apr 27 03:00:01 EST 2013

Prawn wontons with chilli oil and soy sauce

Wontons with prawn and chilli oil.

Once you have your ingredients lined up these gorgeous little dumplings could not be simpler to make.

Cook | Neil Perry | Thu Apr 25 16:23:34 EST 2013

Stir-fried cumin lamb

Stir-fried cumin lamb.

Serve this dish as part of an Asian banquet or as a quick midweek meal.

Cook | Neil Perry | Thu Apr 25 16:22:17 EST 2013

Wonton bites

Wontons with prawn and chilli oil.

Prawn wontons for starters and stir-fried cumin lamb.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Apr 20 03:00:01 EST 2013

Italian apple cake with Grand Marnier mascarpone

Italian apple cake with mascarpone.

The apple cake can be made with pear or quince if desired.

Cook | Neil Perry | Wed Apr 17 15:54:22 EST 2013

Crumbed veal cutlets with lemon aioli

Crumbed veal cutles with aioli

If you like, you can buy the breadcrumbs and aioli and this becomes a very simple recipe indeed.

Cook | Neil Perry | Wed Apr 17 15:45:20 EST 2013

Crumbs!

Italian apple cake with mascarpone.

There's nothing quite like the satisfying crunch of breadcrumbs.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Apr 13 03:00:01 EST 2013

Cucumber salad with mint and basil

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This salad is adaptable - ramp it up with some toasted almonds and finely sliced shallots, or add finely sliced raw zucchini and mushrooms.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Apr 08 10:04:53 EST 2013

Braised chicken with chillies

Neil Perry's braised chicken with chillies.

The chicken can be replaced with seafood - thickly diced blue eye or whole prawns - but they will take only minutes to cook.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Apr 08 09:50:09 EST 2013

Neil Perry's simply rich

Neil Perry's braised chicken with chillies.

A rich sauce, a simple salad ... contrast makes for a perfect partnership.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Apr 06 04:00:01 EST 2013

Jasmine custard

Jasmine custards

These custards would be perfect served alongside a fruit salad.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Apr 02 10:24:27 EST 2013

King prawn and green pawpaw salad with nam jim dressing

King prawn and green pawpaw salad with nam jim dressing

With notes sweet, sour and salty, this salad is dressed to thrill.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Apr 02 10:11:35 EST 2013