25th February 2020

Drop Pancakes

 Easy and simple recipe for pancakes with a Bitter chocolate sauce. 

22nd February 2020

Tanners' Wholemeal Bread

 A brilliant and easy-to-make wholemeal loaf, in celebration of Real Bread Week! Makes 2 x 900g loaves

19th February 2020

Healthier Fish & Chips

Try this lighter twist on classic fish and chips for a satisfying dinner that won't leave you feeling deprived.

16th January 2020

Chocolate & Almond Torte

 A rich and sumptuous treat that is sure to keep you coming back for more!

8th January 2020

Smoked tofu and apricot veggie burgers

 A quick, easy and delicious alternative that is great to throw on the barbecue this summer!

6th January 2020


Dine & Donate returns to Barbican Kitchen for its fifth year in aid of helping-hand charity, that supports Plymouth’s elderly.

19th December 2019

Fig, Sherry and Chocolate Pavlova

11th December 2019

Sausage & Cranberry Rolls

 The perfect combination of sweet and savoury - soak up the flavour of the festive season with these banquet worthy rolls.

11th December 2019

Christmas Gingerbread Decorations

Follow James and Chris’ gingerbread recipe for biscuits that are delicious and easy to make, just add icing and hang on the tree… if they make it that far!  

4th December 2019

Mixed Mushrooms and Chestnuts with Brioche and Red Wine

 Why not try a festive vegetarian alternative this Christmas, with our Mixed Mushrooms and Chestnuts with Brioche and Red Wine recipe! 

26th November 2019

Parma Potato Nibbles

 The perfect side dish for any festive meal! Recipe serves four. 

12th November 2019

Quick Pissaladiere

A pizza-like dish that comes from the south of France, the pissaladiere is the ideal grab-and-go snack. This cheat’s version by the Tanner Brothers will save you time by using shop-bought puff pastry and caramelised onion relish!

9th October 2019

Barbecue Baked Bean and Chicken Cassoulet

Cassoulet may be best known as a classic French dish, but given the Tex-Mex treatment it becomes a mouth-watering dish that is packed with sweet and smoky flavours - the perfect Bonfire Night treat.  

2nd October 2019

Sicillian Bombe

 This Sicilian ice cream has a wonderful texture; the mixed peel and pistachio nuts give it a deliciously decadent flavour. Serves 6-8.

17th September 2019

Chocolate Brownie Ice Cream with Toasted Marshmallows

This recipe from James and Chris’ talks you through creating everything from the Brownie inside to the marshmallow on top!

9th September 2019

Spiced Carrot and Pumpkin Soup

This vegan dish offers the perfect way to warm up as the temperature drops this autumn, and is sure to be a crowd pleaser! Serves 4. 

9th September 2019

Chocolate Fondant

Delight your guests with Chris and James' Chocolate fondant - smooth, melt in the mouth texture and rich, intense flavour. 

4th September 2019

Poached Egg, Asparagus and Bacon Salad

This brunch-style salad is always a winning dish. Remember to buy local asparagus when in season to get the best flavour, and don't overcook the duck egg! 

28th August 2019

Avocado Ice Cream

Cool off this summer with our tasty Avocado treat! 

30th July 2019

Summertime Eggs

This great one-pan brunch dish of summer Mediterranean vegetables with cracked pepper, eggs, fresh basil and extra virgin olive oil is a twist on the Spanish classic, Flamenco Eggs. Serve with crusty baguette to mop up the egg yolks. 

10th July 2019

Passionfruit Sorbet

 This summer sorbet recipe is easy to make, packed with flavour and the perfect seasonal treat! 

10th July 2019

Alternative Fish and Chips

A traditional dish, with a few twists! Serves 2.

3rd July 2019

Fruity Greek Salad

 Mix up your traditional salad with seasonal ingredients! Watermelon is juicy and sweet - complimenting the complete opposite of FETA cheese which is hard and briney. 

3rd July 2019

Barbican Kitchen memories

 We recently held a competition on Facebook where we asked you to tell us your favourite Barbican Kitchen memories. Read them here!

4th June 2019

Skirt Steak Marinade

 Spice up your steak this National Barbecue week with this tasty, Mexican-inspired marinade.

4th June 2019

Raspberry Sorbet

 Beat the heat with this simple and refreshing raspberry sorbet recipe - the ultimate cooling summer treat!

4th June 2019

Balsamic & Maple Marinated Mushrooms (V)

 A great vegetarian dish for the barbecue - it's sure to impress!

29th May 2019

Barbecue Fruits

 We love cooking fruit on the barbecue - especially pineapple and peaches!

10th May 2019

Mussels with Basil & Chilli

This is cheap and quick to cook and has so much flavour. The rule is if the raw mussels don’t close when tapped, don’t use them, and if they don’t open when cooked, don’t eat them! 

1st May 2019

Skirt steak marinade

This Mexican-inspired marinade recipe really adds to the flavour of skirt steak. All you need to do is prepare it well, allow it to rest after cooking and slice thinly! Try this marinade for truly melt-in-the-mouth meat.

18th March 2019

Spring Lamb leg with lemon, garlic and rosemary

A delicious recipe made from seasonal ingredients (Serves 6). 

5th March 2019

Drop Pancakes topped with maple apple, sultana and cinnamon compote

The perfect recipe for mouth-watering, fluffy pancakes. Top with our maple apple, sultana and cinnamon suggestion - or toppings of your choice! 

15th February 2019

Praline and Chocolate Lollipops

Just because Valentine's Day is over, doesn't mean you can't still treat that special someone. Why not have a go at creating James and Chris; luxury Praline and Chocolate Lollipops, and surprise them with something sweet?

14th February 2019

Devilled Mushrooms with Citrus, Mustard and a mango sauce

The age-old saying ‘opposites attract’ is not just applicable to romance or relationships, but also food, with unusual pairings often creating an unexpected mouth-watering revelation. Odd cooking combos can produce surprising results, worki

30th January 2019

Scallops with chorizo, rocket and dill

 The perfect recipe for Valentine's Day! 

3rd December 2018

Six Hour Braised Lamb Shoulder

 The perfect recipe for meat lovers! 

3rd December 2018

Seafood Bake

3rd December 2018

Mussels with Basil and Chilli

3rd December 2018

Irish Cream Bread and Butter Pudding with Cream

2nd December 2018

Stir Up Christmas Pudding

Planning ahead for Christmas? This tasty 'Stir-Up Christmas Pudding' by the Tanner Brothers is perfect for making in advance - just steam for two hours on the day to reheat, and you're good to go!

1st October 2018

Vegetarian Mixed Bean Ratatouille

 A delicious baked ratatouille with mixed beans and pulses the perfect dish to tuck into this World Vegetarian Day!


27th September 2018

Lamb Hotpot with Green Salsa

 A warming autumn treat that's just perfect to come home to after a long day.

27th September 2018

Spiced Carrot and Pumpkin Soup

25th September 2018

Ginger Spice Cake

A tasty recipe for those feeling inspired by this weeks Great British Bake Off! This cake is simple to bake and is packed with flavour - perfect for autumn. 

12th September 2018

Artichoke and White Chocolate Tart

An unusual yet indulgent chocolate-themed recipe to help you celebrate International Chocolate Day in style! 

31st July 2018

Citrus & Chilli Smashed Avocado

A simple, rustic version of guacamole with a chilli Tabasco hit, served with gem lettuce and tortillas. The perfect way to celebrate National Avocado Day! 

25th June 2018

Asian Style Leftover Chicken Salad

A practical and tasty recipe for using up those leftovers! 

23rd April 2018

Tantalising Beef Fillet Bearnaise

Looking to cook for your loved one the perfect Valentine's meal? Check out this mouth watering Beef Fillet Bearnaise recipe that will be sure to get their taste buds singing!

21st March 2018

Chocolate Easter Egg Cake

An easy Easter recipe to impress your family and friends! 

19th March 2018

Maple and Pecan Hot Cross Bun Bread and Butter Pudding

 A delicious and unique twist on the traditional Easter bun!

2nd March 2018

Chicken, Oregano and Butternut Squash Risotto with Mascarpone

Don't throw those Sunday roast leftovers away! This creamy risotto is the perfect way to use up roast chicken and veggies! 

29th January 2018

Beetroot and Plymouth Gin cured gravadlax salmon with horseradish Chantilly

 Say goodbye to #DryJanuary and continue the good times of #Ginuary with this cracking salmon dish!

This is a fantastic different way to try classic cured salmon. The gin gently perfumes the fish, but marries extremely well with the earthy

17th January 2018

Yellow Butternut Squash and Pak Choi Curry

This curry has serious flavour from the contrasting spices and sweet butternut squash. To mix it up even more, why not experiment with different squashes in the autumn months?

11th December 2017

Winter Parsnip and Mustard Gratin

Don't let the turkey steal the show! This tasty side-dish promises to be one of the highlights of this year's Christmas dinner.

11th December 2017

Simple Cranberry and Citrus Stuffing

Try this tangy vegetarian stuffing to really liven up your Christmas dinner!

5th December 2017

Festive Spicy Mixed Nut Nibbles

A Christmas party isn’t a proper Christmas party unless there are nibbles! 

31st October 2017

Spiced Pumpkin Muffins with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

 Don't waste your pumpkin this Halloween!

24th October 2017

Homemade Toffee Apples

Be prepared for Halloween, with these sweet yet simple Toffee Apples!  

9th October 2017

Simple Green Chicken Curry

Celebrate National Curry Week by cooking up this simple Green Chicken Curry - perfect for a Saturday night!  

27th September 2017

Bonfire Banger Bread

 Make sure your Bonfire Night goes with a bang with our delicious Banger Bread recipe! The perfect comforting finger food for a cold November evening.

27th September 2017

Autumnal Sausage and Butternut Squash Traybake

 This tasty autumnal traybake makes for a quick and easy dinner for those colder, darker evenings - and is a hearty and warming treat for all.

19th September 2017

Coconut Cherry Cupcakes with Buttercream Swirl Frosting

 Be everyone's favourite person this week with a batch of our delicious coconut cherry cupcakes - the perfect way to celebrate #NationalCupcakeWeek!

1st September 2017

Brioche crusted lamb rack, peas and sherry

 Celebrate British Lamb Week this weekend by cooking up this delicious rack of lamb!

23rd June 2017

Foil-Wrapped Baked Salmon with Chilli, Orange, Soy & Spring Onion

 Who says healthy has to mean compromising on taste? This delicious dish is just what you need to keep you on track with those resolutions.

9th May 2017

Gluten Free Blueberry, Lemon & Poppy Seed Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Celebrate Coeliac Awareness Week with Chris and James's tasty yet refreshing gluten free blueberry lemon and poppy seed cupcakes with cream cheese frosting!

31st March 2017

Maple Glazed Easter Smoked Ham with Cider and Grain Mustard Sauce

 If you're stuck for ideas for a delicious Easter feast, why not try out this incredible maple glazed smoked ham recipe!

29th March 2017

Flavour Fest Greats:Honey & Five Spice Duck Breasts

 We're celebrating 14 years of Flavour Fest - the South West's largest food and drink festival! Here's one of our favourite recipes so far.

29th March 2017

Flavour Fest Greats: Summer Berry Gratin

We're celebrating 14 years of Flavour Fest - the South West's largest food and drink festival. Here's one of our favourite recipes so far! 

14th March 2017

6-Hour Braised Lamb Shoulder

 Treat Mum this Mother's Day with this delicious lamb dish. Minimum effort for maximum flavour - if only simple cooking could always taste this great!

27th February 2017

BK's Awesome Drop Pancakes for Pancake Day!

To celebrate pancake day, check out our awesome easy peasey drop pancake recipe and make some absolutely banging pancakes!

14th February 2017

Our Top 3 Foods Of Love

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Check out our top 3 tantalising aphrodisiacs to cook for your Valentine’s tonight!

7th February 2017

Easy Peasy Garden Pan Pizza

In celebration of National Pizza Day, check out this awesome vegetarian Garden Pan Pizza recipe!

1st February 2017

The Perfect Yorkshire Puds

Chris Tanner's secret recipe for the perfect Yorkshire puds! 

3rd January 2017

Hot Chilli Chickpeas

 Swap over-indulgent treats for healthier snacks and start the new year the right way!

22nd December 2016

Classic Champagne Cocktail

 Make sure your New Year's Eve goes with a bang and raise a toast with our classic champagne cocktail!

28th November 2016

The Best Christmas Turkey

 Get your Christmas centrepiece right this year, and you're laughing. Here's our recipe for the very best Christmas turkey - our mouths are watering at the thought!

28th November 2016

Great Turkey Gravy

 The best Christmas turkey should be drenched in lashings of mouth-watering gravy, and we've got the perfect recipe to top off this year's dinner.

28th November 2016

Trifle of Mulled Pears

 The proof of the pudding is in the eating - and this one is sure to score you brownie points come the big day! It's a great alternative to traditional Chrismas puddings and sherry trifles - though it's still got plenty of booze in it!

5th October 2016

Quick Green Chicken Curry

 Feed your flatmates some decent fare with our quick and easy Green Chicken Curry recipe!

19th August 2016

The Barbican Kitchen Signature Cocktail: The Barbican Breeze

 We recently teamed up with our friends at the Refectory Bar to run an exciting social media competition, giving you the chance to design your very own BK signature

14th June 2016

Fatless Sponge Cake

 A tasty treat that you don't have to feel guilty about - what more could you want?

1st April 2016

Lazy 6 hour spring lamb shoulder

The perfect way to cook your seasonal produce.

11th March 2016

Easter Egg Chocolate cake

 Treat your family this Easter, with a lavish chocolate and cream cake.

4th March 2016

Chocolate marshmallow brownie recipe

 The perfect Mother's Day treat!

18th February 2016

Char grilled chicken with 5 vegetable sauce

 This recipe is based on the mixed vegetables that you have left in your veg tray, that tiny piece of cheese left in the fridge and the opened box of pasta sat in the cupboard, a healthy meal for the family that is also healthy on the pocket!

1st January 2016

Terms and Conditions for February 2017 Facebook Competition

Please see here for the full terms and conditions for the February 2017 Barbican Kitchen Facebook competition

18th November 2015

Mulled Pears Trifle Recipe

 A trifle, but not as you know it! With spiced fruit and mulled wine jelly, this is a Christmas dessert that you won't forget in a hurry!

3rd November 2015

Bonfire Night Bangers!

New Recipe from the Tanner Brothers: Tray roasted sausages with butternut squash, stilton and potatoes 

29th October 2015

An Autumn Treat - Toffee Apple Recipe

 A childhood favourite for many, the toffee apple is the perfect treat for Bonfire Night.

16th October 2015

Curry Week Is Upon Us!

 We've put together a recipe for a green curry. Fragrant, creamy and a hit of heat that you can vary to your taste...

13th October 2015

Did somebody say chocolate recipe?

 A classic chocolate dish that never fails to impress is the chocolate fondant. Served warm from the oven, this is a chocolate pudding at its best...

11th March 2015

Brill with fennel pollen wrapped in spaghetti of potato with heritage tomatoes and parsley sauce.

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