Chocolate brownies on a plate

Orlando Murrin recipes

25 Recipes

Try classic recipes by the former editor of BBC Good Food, Orlando Murrin, such as his popular best ever chocolate brownies and unbelievably easy mince pies.

Best ever chocolate brownies recipe


(908 ratings)

A foolproof brownie recipe for a squidgy chocolate bake. Watch our recipe video to help you get a perfect traybake every time.
  • 1 hour
  • More effort

Crunchy garlic chicken


(4 ratings)

Think chicken breasts are a bit boring? Try this garlic chicken that has the crunch and flavour of chicken Kiev, but with a fraction of the prep
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Lemon meringue parfait


(0 ratings)

Need an easy dessert for a dinner party? Try this lemon meringue parfait. You can make it ahead of time and put it in the freezer until you're ready to serve...
  • 4 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate fridge cake


(1 rating)

Sophisticated and intensely chocolatey with a hit of juicy raisins and crunchy biscuit pieces, serve this decadent chocolate fridge cake as a teatime treat
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Potatoes dauphinoise


(55 ratings)

A rich and indulgent example of French cuisine for turning spuds into something more exciting
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Cinnamon ice cream


(10 ratings)

Infuse ice cream with a double-hit of cinnamon - grinding your own spices is worth the extra effort
  • 40 mins
  • More effort

Pears in Gaillac doux


(2 ratings)

Give pears a boozy French treatment with this wine-friendly pudding recipe
  • 40 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Seven-hour lamb


(67 ratings)

Slow cooked, melt-in-the-mouth meat that needs 7 hours in the oven but little more than 7 minutes work for the chef
  • 7 hours and 45 mins
  • More effort

Unbelievably easy mince pies


(382 ratings)

No rolling required! Press the raw, crumbly pastry directly into your tin for a short, biscuity finish. Our easiest mince pie recipe and great fun to make with kids
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Raspberry chocolate torte


(12 ratings)

This cake takes the Austrian sachertorte to new heights. The raspberry filling adds a bright fruitiness that makes it seem far less rich than it really is. Serve in small slices
  • 40 mins
  • More effort

Classic Christmas pudding


(14 ratings)

What's Christmas without the pud? This is a plump pudding with history.....
  • 8 hours
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Orlando Murrin's Deluxe Christmas Cake


(5 ratings)

An 'intergalactically special' Christmas cake enriched with the honey-vanilla-whisky flavours of bourbon - it'll improve with keeping so bake it early
  • 3 hours and 15 mins
  • A challenge

Salad Aveyronnaise


(4 ratings)

A classic warm south-western French salad with bacon, walnuts and Roquefort
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Poulet Vallée d'Auge


(28 ratings)

A wonderful recipe bringing together calvados, chicken, apples, butter and cream - it's easy to size up or down
  • 45 mins
  • More effort

Plum & almond chutney


(6 ratings)

This chutney is low in sugar - and the chilli gives a nice and spicy kick. Try it with a big chunk of farmhouse cheddar
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Creamy tartiflette


(4 ratings)

This rich and luxurious potato dish straight out of the French Alps makes an indulgent supper for two
  • 50 mins
  • Easy