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Barney Desmazery recipes

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


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  • A casserole dish serving mac 'n' cheese with Marmite

    Next level mac 'n' cheese

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.45 ratings

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

  • A bowl of chilli con carne garnished with chopped avocado, red onion and coriander

    Next level chilli con carne

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.39 ratings

    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

  • Raspberry bakewell cake

    Raspberry bakewell cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.684 ratings

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

  • A barbecued chicken cut in half with a carving knife

    Barbecued Thai chicken

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    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

  • Four Yorkshire puddings in a baking tin

    Best Yorkshire puddings

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.982 ratings

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

  • A casserole dish serving clam chowder

    Clam chowder

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.7 ratings

    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

  • A bowl of burnt aubergine raita

    Burnt aubergine raita

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    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

  • Confit of duck on a plate with roast potatoes

    Confit of duck

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.29 ratings

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

  • A serving board with 4 breakfast baps

    The Great British breakfast bap

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.7 ratings

    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

  • A bowl serving tangy tomato relish

    Tangy tomato relish

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    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

  • A serving platter with BBQ tandoori chicken shawarma

    Chicken shawarma

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.25 ratings

    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

  • Mint chutney, barbecued lamb & potato salad

    Mint chutney, barbecued lamb & potato salad

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    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

  • Sweet chilli jam

    Sweet chilli jam

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.251 ratings

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

  • Chicken & couscous one-pot

    Chicken & couscous one-pot

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.311 ratings

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

  • Fruity lamb tagine

    Fruity lamb tagine

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.250 ratings

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

  • Luscious lemon baked cheesecake

    Luscious lemon baked cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.234 ratings

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

  • Creamy courgette & bacon pasta

    Creamy courgette & bacon pasta

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.301 ratings

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

  • Pumpkin soup in a white bowl, topped with croutons

    Pumpkin soup

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.200 ratings

    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

  • Beef & stout stew with carrots

    Beef & stout stew with carrots

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.164 ratings

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

  • Classic sponge sandwich

    Classic sponge sandwich

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.81 ratings

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


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