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21 Jul 2021

José Pizarro is opening two restaurants at the Royal Academy

Famed Spanish chef José Pizarro is opening in the centre of London for the first time - with two new restaurants at the Royal Academy.

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25 May 2021

José Pizarro's little black book

Originally from Spain, José Pizarro has lived in London for over 20 years, and is often described as the ‘godfather of Spanish cooking’ in the UK.

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17 Jan 2021

Berenjak and Pizarro: ‘It tastes of somewhere else’ – two meal kit reviews

Two excellent meal kit delivery services will help transport you elsewhere… if only for dinner

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8 Dec 2020

Meet the nuns keeping Spanish sweet-making alive

FOR CENTURIES A SECRETIVE GROUP OF ANDALUSIAN NUNS HAS BEEN MAKING SPAIN’S BEST SWEET TREATS. NOW, THEY’RE OPENING THEIR DOORS FOR THE FIRST TIME. WE JOIN CHEF JOSÉ PIZARRO FOR A TASTE OF THE DIVINE

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16 Jul 2020

TRUE TALES OF LUXURY by HARRORDS

How do you build a crystal chandelier? What is the secret ingredient in the elixir of long life?

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9 Jul 2020

JOSÉ PIZARRO WAS ONE OF THE FIRST CHEFS TO RE-OPEN HIS SPANISH RESTAURANTS

“I love people and I love being around people. For me it’s so important … I love not just creativity, but to be able to feed people and to make people as happy as they can be with my food.”

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11 Mar 2020

Top chef José Pizarro talks about his mother’s stew, and making food so good it makes his diners frisky

Each week we ask a top chef about their life in food. This week: José Pizarro. Who are you?  I am José Pizarro, a Spanish chef who calls London home after living here for 20 years.

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10 Mar 2020

How do I make authentic paella?

Wars have been fought over less controversial issues, but the secret of a proper paella lies in its humble Valencian origins

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7 Feb 2020

My Addresses: chef José Pizarro on Extremadura

Where to find the region’s classic dishes, fig ice cream, and handmade yemas

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3 Jan 2020

Sopa bullabesa de Almeria (Spanish seafood stew) recipe

Adapt this dish using different fish and seafood, as this depends entirely on the season and what you can get from your fishmonger – fresh and seasonal ingredients will always make a superior soup. Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 30 minutes

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20 Dec 2019

Cocktail of the week: José Pizarro's negroni Español

A vibrant, festive aperitivo – enjoy over ice with a pear garnish

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15 Dec 2019

YES WAY JOSÉ FOR ESHER

“Esher has made my dream come true,” exclaims José Pizarro as he announces he is turning the Swan Inn into a “Spanish Pub.”

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8 Nov 2019

8/10 Telegraph expert rating José Pizaro The Swan Inn

José Pizarro, the celebrity chef from Extremadura, has brought his Spanish small plates to this casual countryside restaurant and pub with rooms in rural Surrey.

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8 May 2019

JOSÉ PIZARRO JOINS P&O CRUISES’ LOCAL FOOD HEROES

José Pizarro, the Spanish-born, UK based chef is one of three new ‘local food heroes’ partnering with P&O Cruises on Iona, the line’s latest ship, which is set to launch in 2020.

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23 Mar 2019

The Telegraph review for José Pizarro The Swan Inn

Keith Miller reviews The Swan, Surrey: a masterclass in Spanish simplicity

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