Good Food - Neil Perry

Neil Perry

Chef and Good Weekend columnist

Chargrilled baby octopus with olives and hand-pounded pesto

Chargrilled baby octopus with olives and hand-pounded pesto.

The octopus can be replaced with other seafood, and roast chicken also makes a handy substitute.

Cook | Neil Perry | Fri Dec 13 16:18:12 EST 2013

Grilled aged rib-eye with Bearnaise sauce

Grilled aged rib-eye with Bearnaise sauce.

Whether it's over wood, charcoal or gas, chargrilling gives a lovely, smoky flavour to your favourite seafood or steak.

Cook | Neil Perry | Fri Dec 13 16:08:48 EST 2013

Neil Perry's Christmas turkey with all the trimmings

Neil Perry's Christmas turkey and stuffing.

There's a simple reason why turkey with all the trimmings is such a hit at Christmas - it's so utterly delicious!

Christmas Feasts,Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Dec 07 04:00:01 EST 2013

Recipes from Neil Perry's Simply Good Food

Simply Good Food, by Neil Perry, Murdoch Books, $49.99.

Christmas Feasts,Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Dec 03 09:17:40 EST 2013

Neil Perry's crispy chicken legs and spicy beef and tofu

Crispy Chinese-style chicken legs.

Crisp, sweet chicken meets soft, spicy tofu. It's a hot and heady match, hard to resist. Let the banquet begin!

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Nov 30 04:00:01 EST 2013

A simple lamb braise by Neil Perry

Lamb with fennel, preserved lemon and olives.

This versatile recipe is what you make it; add dates, dried apricots, almonds - whatever takes your fancy.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Nov 23 04:00:01 EST 2013

Raspberry and vanilla bavarois

Raspberry and vanilla bavarois.

To make this beautiful dessert even more special, puree a punnet of raspberries to make a lovely coulis that can be served with the bavarois (also known as Bavarian cream).

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Nov 19 13:23:56 EST 2013

Crispy skin salmon with braised white beans

Crispy skin salmon with braised white beans.

Spring or early summer is a great time to be cooking salmon, and this dish works beautifully on the barbecue.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Nov 19 12:57:53 EST 2013

Neil Perry's crispy skin salmon and braised beans

Neil Perry's crispy skin salmon with braised white beans.

Silky on the inside yet crispy on the out, salmon gets grounded by the earthy addition of white beans.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Nov 16 04:16:01 EST 2013

Peach cobbler

Peach cobbler.

This cobbler is a lovely summer-time dessert. It's delicious with any stone fruit, and it's great with whipped cream, too.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Nov 11 11:21:21 EST 2013

King prawn and asparagus gazpacho

Neil Perry's prawns and asparagus with gazpacho.

This is a cracking summer dish, featuring the best produce of the season: ripe tomatoes, asparagus and beautiful, nutty Australian prawns.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Nov 11 11:16:59 EST 2013

Neil Perry's gazpacho with an Aussie summer twist

Neil Perry's prawns and asparagus with gazpacho.

This is a cracking dish for a hot day, featuring the best produce of the season.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Nov 09 04:00:01 EST 2013

Cherries and butterscotch pudding

Cherries and butterscotch pudding.

Turn one of summer's delights into a delicious and sophisticated dessert.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Nov 04 13:59:42 EST 2013

Twice-roasted Peking duck with mango

Twice-roasted Peking duck with mango.

Turn to summer's luscious fruits to give main meals such as Peking duck a tangy, textured lift.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Nov 04 13:59:51 EST 2013

Neil Perry's twice-roasted Peking duck with mango

Twice-roasted Peking duck with mango.

Neil Perry turns to the season's luscious fruits to give summer meals a tangy, textured lift.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Nov 02 04:00:01 EST 2013

Orange ricotta tart

Orange ricotta tart.

Be tempted by this zesty tart - perfect for a classy dessert or a mid-afternoon treat.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Oct 28 12:49:48 EST 2013

Gnocchi with beef ragu

Gnochhi con Ragu.

The gnocchi can be made ahead of time and frozen, but is best kept for only a week or two. I also like to serve the gnocchi with a simple fresh tomato and basil sauce in the summer.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Oct 28 12:43:05 EST 2013

Neil Perry's crispy, egg-fried chicken wings

Fried chicken wings with garlic and rosemary.

Two dishes. One with herbs, the other spice. So different, but so delicious.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Oct 26 04:00:01 EST 2013

Lemon and berry cream

Lemon and berry cream.

The lemon and berry cream is incredibly simple and so delicious.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Oct 21 09:16:42 EST 2013

Quick chicken enchiladas

Chicken enchiladas.

The enchiladas are simple and fun to make and the sauce is super fast. Shredded beef and pork also work perfectly in this dish.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Oct 21 09:14:29 EST 2013