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Orlando Murrin recipes

Enjoy classic recipes by contributing editor to BBC Good Food, Orlando Murrin, a frequent guest on the Chris Evans Show on BBC Radio 2. You must try his best ever chocolate brownies and unbelievably easy mince pies.

524 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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 hr
Easy
2,111 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
More effort
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5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

An 'intergalactically special' Christmas cake enriched with the honey-vanilla-whisky flavours of bourbon - it'll improve with keeping so bake it early

3 hrs and 15 mins
A challenge
31 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A homemade Christmas pudding is easy to make, then it just needs time in the steamer to turn it into a glorious, rich, fruity dessert. A festive classic

8 hrs
More effort
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star 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
58 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A rich and indulgent example of French cuisine for turning spuds into something more exciting

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Hankering for a comforting bowl of pasta in creamy sauce? This sumptuous Italian dish is for you. It takes just 25 minutes so it's an easy midweek meal

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
More effort
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Give pears a boozy French treatment with this wine-friendly pudding recipe

40 mins
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Vegetarian
86 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Slow cooked, melt-in-the-mouth meat that needs seven hours in the oven but little more than seven minutes work from the cook

7 hrs and 45 mins
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60 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Create a mouthwatering chocolate truffle torte - and there's no cooking necessary!

1 hr
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18 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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
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6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A smart and stylish springtime starter that is super healthy to boot

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A melt-in-the-mouth lamb dish so tender that you can carve it with the back of a spoon. Prepare to drool

3 hrs and 55 mins
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3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Buttery breadcrumbs give this broccoli dish a satisfying crunch

15 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A sophisticated starter that takes just minutes to put together

15 mins
Easy
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try these super-clever caramelised mushroom tartlets on those occasions when you're entertaining and need an exciting canapé, but could do without the faff

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
79 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Just blitz and bake to produce this fruity dessert

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A classic warm south-western French salad with bacon, walnuts and Roquefort

30 mins
Easy
32 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
More effort
6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

The perfect summer dessert - fruity, sweet and delicious

55 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
6 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

A wonderful melt-in-the-mouth accompaniment to a meat dish

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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