Neil Perry is renowned all over Australia for his delectable dishes served at some of the most successful restaurants in the country. From his flagship fine diner, Rockpool, to his Rockpool Bar&Grill steakhouses and his Spice Temple – showing off the flavours of Asia – Perry has a restaurant to suit all tastes and palates.
But it’s not all about fancy eating, and his cookbook Easy Weekends shows off his love of easy, at-home-cooking. Home to over 100 recipes that are perfect for any occasion; from Saturday night dinners to lazy Sunday afternoons, there is something in here for everyone.
His bread and butter pudding is perfect after a Sunday roast, while his warm Korean-style beef noodle salad is ideal if you are entertaining on a Friday and want to show off your cookery skills. And even if you plan on cooking up a storm for more than ten, Perry has you covered with recipes for large parties.
You don't even need to be a skilled chef to be able to produce incredible dishes that everyone will be raving about. All of his recipes are approachable, manageable, easy to understand and written in such a way that will make cooking easy, peasy, even if it's not your finest skill.
Good food and fantastic company are the perfect ingredients for a memorable meal and with Perry’s easy-to-read, visually pleasing recipes at the helm you will definitely be the hostess with the mostess.
Neil Perry has managed award-winning restaurants in Australia and today concentrates on his flagship brand, the Rockpool Group. He also creates menus for Quantas so you might have already been lucky enough to taste his delicious foods.