Macaroni cheese in a pot

Barney Desmazery recipes

45 Recipes

Try popular recipes for hearty comfort food, culinary classics and decadent desserts from the longest serving member of our cookery team, Barney Desmazery.  

24 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Make this granddaddy of pasta bakes with the salty tang of Marmite, plus mustard and evaporated milk. This is macaroni cheese with added oomph

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
20 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Reinvent this classic comfort food with our one-pan version that is enrichened with peanut butter, espresso powder and dark chocolate. You won't look back

3 hrs and 25 mins
More effort
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623 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This simple almondy cake is a great way of using up pick-your-own raspberries

1 hr
Easy
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Try this Thai chicken next time you have a barbecue. The marinade is heady with exotic flavours and lemongrass stalks hold the spatchcocked chicken together

1 hr and 30 mins
More effort
Gluten-free
696 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

The secret to getting gloriously puffed-up Yorkshire puddings is to have the fat sizzling hot and don't open the oven door!

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Clam chowder is a rich and creamy soup, bursting with the flavours and textures of shellfish, bacon and potatoes. Serve with crusty bread for a starter

45 mins
More effort
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this aubergine raita as a side dish for a summer barbecue. With yogurt, spring onions and mint, it's a refreshing accompaniment to meat dishes

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
28 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A classic, hugely popular recipe from France - one you can make time and time again and it just gets better

2 hrs and 50 mins
More effort
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Set yourself up for the day with a filling breakfast bap that features sausages, chips, bacon, beans and an egg to give you a big energy boost

50 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Add freshness to a barbecue or Indian meal with a relish that is packed with tomatoes, onion and coriander – and it can be made a few days ahead

10 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
19 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Add oomph to chicken kebabs with yogurt, Indian spices and chillies. This smoky, flavour-packed tandoori shawarma can be cooked on the barbecue or in the oven

1 hr and 5 mins
More effort
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This beautiful barbecued lamb with a fresh minty chutney makes a great sharing dish for friends. Serve with our new potato and spring onion salad

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
424 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

For an easy side dish to complement a spring roast, just cook this recipe without the salmon

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
365 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A satisfying veggie supper that gives a basic risotto recipe an autumnal twist

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
206 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This has a kick, but won’t blow your head off, and goes well with any selection of cold cuts of meat

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
285 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This one-pot meal is perfect for fuss-free midweek entertaining

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
222 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This succulent and superhealthy one-pot is guaranteed to satisfy a crowd - save time and make it up to two days ahead

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Healthy
198 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A simple but very impressive pud, light enough to have a slice to finish a big meal

50 mins
Easy
270 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A quick and creamy carbonara-style tagliatelle that showcases delicious courgettes contrasted with cream and pancetta

30 mins
Easy
168 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Whip up this easy pumpkin soup as a starter for a dinner party or a light supper when you need a bit of comfort – it has a lovely silky texture

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
151 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A stunning cake that will fast become a failsafe option for any event

1 hr and 10 mins
More effort
151 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Sweet, slow-cooked melty carrots and beautifully tender meat, this dish is comfort in a pot

3 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
148 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A taste of summer, this quiche is full of Italian flavours and is perfect for dinner in the garden

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
78 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Want to know how to make a sponge cake? This nostalgic Victoria cake will provide you with a versatile go-to version

40 mins
Easy
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