Good Food - Neil Perry

Neil Perry

Chef and Good Weekend columnist

Wok-fried duck with coconut milk, Thai basil and vermicelli noodles

Neil Perry's coconut duck.

Bring joy to tonight's dinner with coconut's many-splendoured zing.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Jul 22 15:19:48 EST 2013

Going coco

Neil Perry's coconut duck.

Neil Perry goes coco with wok-fried duck with coconut milk, and raspberry coconut pudding.

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

Bruschetta with cherry tomatoes, basil, olives and feta

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Bruschetta is an easy dinner party starter or a great light dinner accompanied by olive tapenade, ricotta or slices of cured meat.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Jul 15 10:45:56 EST 2013

Farfelle with sausage, fennel and beans

Farfelle with sausage, fennel and beans.

I love this pasta dish, especially the sausage meat out of its casing - so Italian! You could also use chorizo or salami if you prefer, or even prawns.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Jul 15 10:30:23 EST 2013

Hot Italian

Farfelle with sausage, fennel and beans.

Give sausages a meal makeover in a hearty pasta and bean combo by Neil Perry.

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

Stuffed dates

Stuffed dates.

The dates are amazing as a delicate finish to your meal, alongside a little Turkish delight.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Jul 08 10:43:37 EST 2013

Pomegranate glazed chicken with herb pilaf

Pomegranate glazed chicken with herb pilaf.

Spice up the midweek menu with a feast of Middle Eastern flavours. Serve the chicken with a salad of baby spinach leaves, orange segments and toasted almonds with pomegranate seeds scattered through.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Jul 08 10:38:29 EST 2013

Oasis found

Stuffed dates.

Spice up the midweek menu with a feast of Middle Eastern flavours.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Jul 06 03:00:01 EST 2013

Spinach and feta cakes

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A fresh tomato salsa served alongside the spinach and feta cakes is beautiful, too.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Jul 01 10:47:19 EST 2013

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