Good Food - Neil Perry

Neil Perry

Chef and Good Weekend columnist

A long lunch extravaganza

beef and mushrooms.

Settle into a fine leisurely lunch this weekend with five dishes to mull over.

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

Mexican-style braised beef short ribs

Neil Perry's Mexican-style braised beef short ribs.

A robust Mexican-inspired dish that makes a rollicking base for a DIY feast.

Cook | Neil Perry | Thu Jan 24 15:44:14 EST 2013

Chilli black beans with jalapeño salsa

Food. Neil Perry's chilli black beans with jalapeno salsa.
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Liven up that dining table with robust Mexican-inspired dishes that make a rollicking base for a DIY feast.

Cook | Neil Perry | Thu Jan 24 15:44:07 EST 2013

DIY Mexican feast

Neil Perry's Mexican feast.

Liven up that dining table with robust Mexican-inspired dishes that make a rollicking base for a DIY feast.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Jan 19 04:00:01 EST 2013

Spicy octopus salad

Neil Perry's tapas-style spicy octopus salad.

Serve this salad as part of a tapas-style feast and add a little chilli for an extra kick.

Cook | Neil Perry | Wed Dec 26 14:45:32 EST 2012

Manchego and corn fritters

Manchego and corn fritters.

These simple corn fritters can form the cornerstone of a tapas-style feast. Pair with Neil Perry's spicy octopus salad.

Cook | Neil Perry | Wed Dec 26 13:04:28 EST 2012

Neil Perry's tapas-style feast

Manchego corn fritters.

Simple corn fritters form the cornerstone of a tapas-style feast – olé!

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Dec 22 04:00:01 EST 2012

Melting moments with passionfruit butter

melting moments

The passionfruit butter with the melting moments is seriously good - spread some on toast for breakfast and enjoy with a nice cup of tea.

Cook | Neil Perry | Thu Dec 20 11:05:30 EST 2012

Barbecued lamb cutlets with mint sauce

Barbecued lamb cutlets with mint sauce.

Barbecued or grilled, lamb cutlets are fantastic with a classic mint sauce and lots of seasonal greens. At this time of year, nothing is better than peas and asparagus with fresh mint.

Cook | Neil Perry | Thu Dec 20 11:05:15 EST 2012

A classic combination

Lamb cutlets with mint sauce

Barbecued or grilled, lamb cutlets are fantastic with a classic mint sauce and seasonal greens.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Dec 15 04:00:01 EST 2012

Lemongrass parfait with pineapple salsa

Parfait.

Begin this parfait recipe the day before - or even better - two days before serving to create a beautiful summer-time sweet. Stone-fruit and berries can be used instead of pineapple.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Dec 10 10:00:20 EST 2012

Spice-crusted tuna, tomato and butter bean salad

Spice-crusted tuna salad.

Neil Perry's tuna salad is ideal when the same old lunch routine really begins to wear thin. This salad works equally well with prawns, salmon and ocean trout, or chicken, quail or pork.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Dec 10 09:54:16 EST 2012

Lunch with a difference

Neil Perry's parfait.

The top chef's tuna, tomato and butter bean salad, and lemongrass parfait with pineapple salsa.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Dec 08 04:00:01 EST 2012

Rosetta's seafood antipasto

Neil Perry's seafood antipasto.

On the menu at Rosetta, Neil Perry's new Italian restaurant in Melbourne, is a seafood antipasto that's ideal for Christmas Day.

Cook | Neil Perry | Wed Dec 05 08:22:18 EST 2012

Stir-fried snake beans

Neil Perry's stir-fried snake beans.

The perfect accompaniment for Neil Perry's chicken kapitan.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Dec 03 14:29:17 EST 2012

Chicken kapitan with fragrant rice

Neil Perry's Malaysian spread.

This Malaysian curry is so easy to make. Just blend all the ingredients and it's almost ready.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Dec 03 14:22:59 EST 2012

Gift guide: part three

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More goodies for lucky loved ones, from hot-air-balloon ornaments to space-alien clocks.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Dec 01 04:00:01 EST 2012

Middle Eastern flat bread

Simple flat bread.

Make your own bread (it's easy!) and impress with a Middle Eastern feast. Serve with spiced chicken breast with garlic and mint yoghurt.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Nov 26 15:34:01 EST 2012

Salad of cannellini beans, zucchini and goat's cheese

Neil Perry's salad of cannellini beans, zucchini and goat's cheese.

This versatile salad is packed full of flavour and makes a meal in itself.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Nov 26 15:25:56 EST 2012

Italian nougat

Italian nougat.

Neil Perry's Italian nougat.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Nov 24 11:13:42 EST 2012