Neil Perry

Neil Perry

Chef and Good Weekend columnist

Grilled pepper, olive and spice salad

Grilled pepper salad.

This salad is flavour-packed and aromatic to boost. Add yellow and green capsicums to the salad to create a lovely mix of colours, and add chopped anchovies and capers for an extra tasty kick.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Aug 04 14:07:11 EST 2014

Orange semolina cake

Orange semolina cake.

This fragrant, zesty cake is great served with lightly whipped cream and a dusting of icing sugar.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Jul 28 12:53:23 EST 2014

Carrot soup with coriander yoghurt

Carrot soup with corainder yoghurt

This thick and creamy soup uses Middle Eastern spices and flavours to provide a wonderful antidote to winter's chill.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Jul 28 07:45:24 EST 2014

Chocolate hazelnut tart

Chocolate hazelnut tart.

This tart is delicious with creme anglaise, or with a rich vanilla ice-cream. If you prefer individual tarts, use mini tart shells instead of one large one.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Jul 21 09:05:39 EST 2014

Coq au vin

Coq au vin.

A rustic French classic, coq au vin (chicken with wine) is easy to make - but, like all good things, it does take a little time.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Jul 21 09:04:26 EST 2014

Roasted new potatoes, zucchini and red onion

Roasted new potato zucchini and red onion.

Paired with fish this dish makes for a really simple and lovely lunch or dinner; they can both be cooked on top of the stove and are easy to keep an eye on.

Cook | Neil Perry | Wed Jul 16 12:16:12 EST 2014

Sauteed ocean trout with smoked bacon

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This makes for a really simple and lovely lunch. The oiliness of the ocean trout and the bacon are perfect together and something of a French classic.

Cook | Neil Perry | Wed Jul 16 12:15:19 EST 2014

Snapper and fennel pie

Snapper and fennel pie.

Batten down the hatches in the galley and warm the cockles of your crew's hearts with a serving of this hearty snapper pie. Snapper not to your liking? Salmon, ocean trout or prawns also work nicely.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Jul 14 10:56:54 EST 2014

Chunky chicken and celeriac soup

Chunky chicken and celeriac soup.

Warm the cockles of your heart with a bowl of this hearty, chunky soup served with garlicky grilled sourdough.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Jul 14 07:40:17 EST 2014

Chicken stir-fried in XO sauce

XO stir-fried chicken.

When dishing up a banquet-stye meal, make sure you serve dishes with contrasting texture and colour to maximise the vibrancy of the meal.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Jul 07 10:02:10 EST 2014

Prawn wonton and noodle soup

Prawn wonton soup.

A celebratory feast in these time-poor days calls for a fuss-free banquet with spice, texture, colour and vibrancy on the palate (and on the plate).

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Jul 07 09:16:29 EST 2014

Neil Perry's fuss-free Chinese banquet

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A fuss-free banquet with spice, texture, colour and vibrancy on the palate (and plate).

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Jul 05 03:00:01 EST 2014

Moroccan vegetable stew

Neil Perry's vegetable tagine.

Warm up your sense of adventure with this leisurely vegetable stew using a classic North African spice mix. For non-vegetarians, you can add sauteed chicken or lamb dice.

Cook | Neil Perry | Wed Jul 02 09:17:50 EST 2014

Grilled quail with harissa

Harissa quail

This spicy dish makes a great main meal along with other African-inspired morsels. You can replace the quail with chicken - just grill four breasts, being careful not to overcook them.

Cook | Neil Perry | Wed Jul 02 09:17:28 EST 2014

Neil Perry's Moroccan vegetable tagine

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Warm up your sense of adventure with a quick grill or leisurely vegetable stew using classic North African spice mixtures.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Jun 28 03:00:01 EST 2014

Hot and fragrant prawns

Hot and spicy prawns.

To moderate the spiciness of the prawns you can take out the fresh chilli but leave the chilli bean sauce in, as it adds a lot of flavour.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Jun 23 13:55:21 EST 2014

Chinese-style braised beef ribs

Neil Perry's Chinese-style ribs.

An exotic bouquet of sense-sating spices brings this dish to life in an overnight marinade. This recipe also works with oxtail; likewise pork shoulder or chicken thigh with the bone in.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Jun 23 13:50:02 EST 2014

Neil Perry's Chinese-spiced ribs and fragrant prawns

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Cook it slow or wok it up fast - either way, an exotic bouquet of spices will bring these dishes to life.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Jun 21 03:00:01 EST 2014

Lamb shepherd's pie

This golden shepherd's pie can be made with lamb or beef.

With the arrival of winter, it's time to heat up the hearth and make a baking date with a golden shepherd's pie. You can make this pie with beef instead of lamb, just cook it a little longer.

Cook | Neil Perry | Wed Jun 18 11:29:25 EST 2014

Fresh broad bean and fennel salad

If you don't want to peel the broad beans twice and they are small and tender, don't bother; they will still be great in this salad. Green peas make a great substitute.

Cook | Neil Perry | Wed Jun 18 09:45:45 EST 2014