Australian Gourmet Traveller recipe for beef rendang.

Whether a flaky roti dipped into a moreish dhal, crunchy honey-soaked baklava or an expertly made Martini, these recipes are called classics for good reason. Master these, and you& have a recipe for every craving and any occasion.

Middle Eastern braised chicken with green olives

Try to source quality free-range chicken, if possible. The flavour will be great and well worth the effort – and, ideally, you won't need to use chicken stock. Serve with a simple fennel and orange salad and cous cous or rice.

Sexy Mexy: Chicken tinga with tortillas.

Sexy Mexy: Chicken tinga with tortillas. I love the smokiness of the chipotle in adobo in this - very addictive - and one of those brilliant 'serious shortcuts' that a good cook loves.

Tender loving care: Braised beef cheeks with baby carrots.

This recipe is a good excuse to fire up the oven and spend a chilly winter afternoon creating a tender masterpiece. What is it? Braised beef cheeks and wee baby carrots.

Smoky, spicy, hot-off-the-grill passport to pleasure

Jill Dupleix is a big fan of meat skewers on the barbecue. Here she shares her chicken kofta with turmeric tahini recipe - smoky, spicy, hot-off-the-grill passport to culinary pleasure!

Winter warmer: Chicken and lentils

Neil Perry's braised chicken with lentils and vegetables.Chicken casserole: Braised chicken with lentils

Braised beef cheeks in sarsaparilla

Australian Gourmet Traveller recipe for braised beef cheeks in sarsaparilla by Daniel Hong from Sydney restaurant Lotus.

Swedish Meatballs | Good Chef Bad Chef

Swedish Meatballs | Good Chef Bad Chef

More ideas