Good Food - Neil Perry

Neil Perry

Chef and Good Weekend columnist

King prawn and sesame-dressed noodles

Noodles.

This is a versatile recipe and you can replace the king prawns with any seafood or meat you like, such as shredded chicken or duck.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Jan 28 13:09:55 EST 2014

Make restaurant classics at home

Neil Perry's simple duck curry.

Step away from the takeaway menu and surprise yourself with how easy it is to make these restaurant favourites at home.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Jan 25 04:00:01 EST 2014

Mussel, cherry tomato, pea and potato salad

Neil Perry's mussel, cherry tomato, pea and potato salad.

Any seafood works well with this potato salad, especially prawns and scallops.

Cook | Neil Perry | Thu Jan 23 15:25:59 EST 2014

Italian-style steak

Steak, Italian-style.

Bring a little bit of Italy to your next meat dish with this spicy and versatile Mediterranean-inspired sauce.

Cook | Neil Perry | Thu Jan 23 15:14:47 EST 2014

Neil Perry's Italian-style steak

Steak, Italian-style.

Bring a little bit of Italy to your next meat dish with this spicy and versatile Mediterranean-inspired sauce.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Jan 18 04:00:01 EST 2014

Spicy hot beef and tofu

Spicy hot beef and tofu.

If you like a bit more texture, the beef is great with firm tofu, either sliced into thin large pieces or small squares. You can also replace the beef with minced pork, chicken, duck or even quail.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Jan 14 15:38:37 EST 2014

Crispy Chinese-style chicken legs

Crispy Chinese-style chicken legs.

These chicken legs are a little sweet - a nice counterbalance to the tofu - but if you like things hot, add chilli flakes with the garlic.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Jan 14 15:32:50 EST 2014

Chicken in crazy water

Chicken in magic water.

This simple Italian-inspired dish is a perfect way to enjoy summer.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Jan 14 12:09:25 EST 2014

Spaghetti with prawns, clams and chilli

Spaghetti with prawns, clams and chilli.

This simple Italian-inspired dish is perfect for summer.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Jan 14 12:00:11 EST 2014

Lamb with fennel, preserved lemon and olives

Lamb with fennel, preserved lemon and olives.

This lamb braise is best served with couscous or rice. A nice date and orange salad would be a welcome addition.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Jan 07 14:36:04 EST 2014

Ouefs a la neige

Oeufs a la neige (meringues in custard).

Oeufs a la neige is French for "eggs in snow". In summer, try serving it with cherries, peaches, plums, nectarines or mangoes.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Jan 07 14:35:50 EST 2014

Gratin Dauphionois

Gratin dauphinois.

This is a simple gratin that is very satisfying; make sure you cook it until the potatoes are meltingly tender.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Dec 23 15:06:07 EST 2013

Barbecue beef fillet with curry butter

Neil Perry's beef with curry butter.

Compound butters are a great addition to any meal. They can be frozen and then used on roasted, barbecued and sauteed meat or fish. The fillet can be replaced by sirloin, rib eye or even rump.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Dec 23 15:06:04 EST 2013

Asparagus, almonds and burnt butter

Asparagus, almonds and burnt butter.

This little dish is the perfect side-act to a roast chicken or turkey.

Christmas Feasts,Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Dec 23 13:41:22 EST 2013

Christmas fruit with sauternes cream

Christmas fruit with sauternes cream.

I love this simple fruit dessert for Christmas. It's all about what is best in December, when we are blessed with an abundance of sweet and delicious summer fruits.

Christmas Feasts,Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Dec 23 10:07:15 EST 2013

Neil Perry's barbecue beef with curry butter

Neil Perry's steak and curry sauce.

Revamp the traditional meat and potatoes medley with a buttery twist of herbs and exotic Indian spices.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Dec 21 04:00:01 EST 2013

Boiled corn with butter and chilli

Boiled corn with butter and chilli.

This spicy corn side is a great accompaniement to a roast turkey or chook at Christmas.

Christmas Feasts,Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Dec 17 16:02:31 EST 2013

Roast turkey with stuffing and sweet potato puree

Neil Perry's Christmas turkey and stuffing.

It's traditional, sure, but there's a simple reason why turkey with all the trimmings is such a hit at Christmas - it's so utterly delicious!

Christmas Feasts,Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Dec 17 16:02:37 EST 2013

Poached chicken and seafood pasta recipes from Neil Perry

Chicken in magic water.

Chicken in crazy water: Neil Perry tries his hand at a traditional Italian poaching methods.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Dec 14 04:00:01 EST 2013

Chargrilled baby octopus with olives and hand-pounded pesto

Chargrilled baby octopus with olives and hand-pounded pesto.

The octopus can be replaced with other seafood, and roast chicken also makes a handy substitute.

Cook | Neil Perry | Fri Dec 13 16:18:12 EST 2013