Good Food - Neil Perry

Neil Perry

Chef and Good Weekend columnist

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

This is the perfect way to eat salmon. Silky on the inside yet crispy on the out, salmon gets grounded by the earthy addition of white beans.

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

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

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

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

Make ahead: Neil Perry's gnocchi beef ragu

Gnocchi ragu.

There’s sauce aplenty in Neil Perry’s gnocchi beef ragu.

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

Orange ricotta tart

Sweet and zesty ... orange ricotta tart.

This zesty tart is also fantastic served simply with vanilla ice-cream.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Oct 19 00:00:00 EST 2013

Red alert: Neil Perry's quick chicken enchiladas

Chicken enchiladas.

A little bit of Mexican heat fires up the taste buds. But the finish is smooth and sweet.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Oct 12 04:00:01 EST 2013

Sicilian caponata

Sicilian caponata.

Caponata can be served on bruschetta or with salad leaves, and it's also perfect as a side with roasted chicken, pork or beef.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Oct 08 13:38:23 EST 2013

Fresh mozzarella, farro and cherry tomato salad

Fresh mozzarella, farro and cherry tomato salad.

Boiled farro is an awesome component of many salads. It also makes great tabouli. The mozzarella can be small and served whole, or large and torn. You can also use burrata – it's even creamier.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Oct 08 13:34:06 EST 2013