Neil Perry

Neil Perry

Chef and Good Weekend columnist

Barbecued rib-eye marinated with baharat

Make the most of barbecued rib-eye with a delicious Middle Eastern spice rub.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Jan 18 10:43:52 EST 2016

Pork and prawn donburi

Pork and prawn donburi.

Donburi means simply 'rice bowl dish'. The variations are endless, any meat, fish or vegetables are welcome.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Dec 21 15:52:11 EST 2015

Cold tofu and spinach salad

Try this delectable Japanese salad and remind yourself of the wonders of umami! If you're after a full meal, you could top up this salad with seafood or cold poached chicken (more of a one-pot meal -...

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Dec 21 15:52:14 EST 2015

Blue-eye in a spicy broth with clams

This one-pot wonder brings together the flavours of fish and clams in a delicious broth. Mussels and pipis also work well in this dish.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Dec 15 11:56:27 EST 2015

Vegetable paella

Neil Perry's vegetable paella.

Hold the meat! This one-pot wonder is created with maximum flavour and minimal mess in mind. If it's a nice day cook the paella on the barbecue; this actually helps it cook, since the heat source is...

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Dec 14 11:41:33 EST 2015

Asparagus with soy, garlic and ginger

Asparagus with soy, garlic and ginger

Designed to be part of a large shared meal, this simply-made Asian-style asparagus would make a delicious side dish for a main course. It could also be made in advance and served as a salad.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Dec 08 10:08:48 EST 2015

Barbecued duck with cherries

Sweet-and-sour flavours come to the fore in this Chinese-style poultry dish, which features in-season cherries. To save some time on the day, make the master stock in advance.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Dec 08 09:54:46 EST 2015

Barbecued snapper with black beans and salted chillies

Barbecued snapper with black beans and salted chillies

There's nothing quite like the taste of succulent whole snapper, fresh from the barbecue. For best results, prepare the salted chillies a few days ahead of time.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Dec 08 09:26:52 EST 2015

Yunnan barbecue spare ribs with black vinegar sauce

Yunnan barbecue spare ribs with black vinegar sauce

These delectable Chinese-inspired spare ribs are designed to be finished off outdoors on the barbecue, and then put on the table as part of a shared meal. The master stock can be made in advance.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Dec 08 09:03:20 EST 2015

Tingling prawns

Tingling prawns

Chillies and Sichuan peppercorns give this prawn dish its requisite "tingle" and fragrance.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Dec 08 08:35:06 EST 2015

Watermelon granita with ginger syrup

Watermelon granita with ginger syrup

Hot weather demands a fruity, cooling treat like this watermelon granita. When making it, you'll need to factor in four or five hours' freezing time.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Dec 01 15:08:09 EST 2015

Yucatan grilled king prawns with avocado salsa

Yucatan-style grilled king prawns with avocado jalapeno salsa.

Make your next barbecue mouth-watering with this Mexican-style prawn-and-salsa dish. For a more filling meal, serve the prawns with some warm tortillas and a shredded cabbage and cucumber salad...

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Dec 01 14:45:10 EST 2015

Roast turkey with prune and macadamia nut stuffing

This is a delicious way to keep the turkey breast moist; I always stuff under the skin rather than in the cavity, I think it adds more flavour as well.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Dec 01 13:08:35 EST 2015

Talking turkey: Top chefs' fresh take on Christmas lunch

Festive feast: Neil Perry's roast turkey with Prune and Macadamia nut stuffing.

Jill Dupleix and our three wise men have given the classics a twist, creating a festive feast with a gentle Australian accent.

Cook | Neil Perry, Jill Dupleix, Adam Liaw and Dan Lepard | Tue Dec 01 00:15:00 EST 2015

Pork and lemon meatball skewers

Give the barbie a break from the steaks - max out that grill with mouth-watering meatballs. Make sure the mince you buy is not too lean or the meatballs may dry out on the barbecue.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Nov 23 11:57:05 EST 2015

Barbecue chicken, corn and baby cos salad with ranch dressing

Barbecue chicken, corn and baby cos salad

Delicious barbecued chook is the star of this substantial salad, complemented by homemade ranch dressing.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Nov 17 10:33:14 EST 2015

Salad of crab, raw asparagus and lemon with roast garlic crème fraiche

Salad of crab, raw asparagus and lemon with roast garlic creme

'Tis the season for salads to spring into action. Just add a suitable hero ingredient; in this case, crab meat.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Nov 17 09:56:59 EST 2015

Veal saltimbocca with Roman-style gnocchi

Veal saltimbocca

Veal saltimbocca well deserves its status as a classic of Italian cuisine, and truly lives up to its literal translation, "Jump in the mouth".

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Nov 10 10:50:09 EST 2015

Spring minestrone with bacon, pesto, asparagus and broad beans

Neil Perry's spring vegetable minestrone.

The Italians know how to make the most of sweet spring vegetables so take a tip and turn a favourite winter soup into a spring meal. Home-made pesto makes all the difference in this bright minestrone.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Nov 09 10:24:04 EST 2015

Zucchini, broad bean and mint salad with cured ham

Zucchini, broad bean and mint salad with cured ham

Fresh mint pairs wonderfully with ham and spring greens to make a delicious and refreshing salad.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Nov 03 13:48:45 EST 2015