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by Neil Perry


When Neil Perry opened Rockpool in Sydney in 1989 it was unlike anything Australia had experienced. He was one of the first to shake up the definition of Australian cooking with a seamless blending of Asian ingredients and techniques into the Australian kitchen.

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Neil Perry opened his award-winning restaurant "The Rockpool" in 1989. This collection of over 100 recipes covers everything from canapes to desserts and includes some of Rockpool's signature dishes. Written for use in a domestic kitchen, they are a blend of Western tradition and Eastern technique.

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New Holland Publishers
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Author profile: Neil Perry

Author profile: Neil Perry

Neil Perry is a leading Australian chef with a career spanning 40+ years. Two more of his cookbooks (Rockpool and Simply Asian) have just been added to ckbk, where they join The Food I Love and Balance and Harmony. To mark the occasion, Roberta Muir caught up with the chef to discuss his cookbooks and his latest restaurant ventures in Sydney.
ckbk’s Australian collection: The evolution of a cuisine

ckbk’s Australian collection: The evolution of a cuisine

To celebrate the arrival of The Bathers Pavillion cookbook on our virtual bookshelves, we’ve taken the opportunity to explore more Antipodean titles in ckbk’s collection and to highlight some of the region’s key chefs, recipes, restaurants, flavors, influences, and cooking trends.

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