Linguine with roast squash, manchego and walnuts

This is a great dish to make when you need something relatively quick and easy but don’t want to compromise on flavour

Chicken stew with tomatoes, chorizo and black olives

A traditional Spanish stew perfect for this time of year

Smoked Salmon & Dill Croquetas

Everyone loves having smoked salmon at Christmas time and these smoked salmon & dill croquetas are an interesting way to serve it.

Seville Orange Fizz

Add a Spanish twist to your Christmas party this year with one of our Spanish cocktails.

Sardines in Escabeche, Pomegranate & Toasted Almonds

This is a lovely fresh dish if you fancy a little change from the usual indulgent recipes available at this time of year.

Turrón Mousse

This recipe is a tried and tested favourite which I can’t resist bringing out every Christmas as it’s simple, effective and delicious.

Salmon en papillote with spinach and warm tomato and anchovy vinaigrette

This is a really simple yet effective way to cook salmon.

Gordal olives stuffed with anchovies and marinated in olive oil, lemon zest & oregano

We tend to normally think of olives as just a snack whilst you wait for your main meal José changes this by showing you how to make them the centre piece of your table.

Baked eggs with jam?n, peas and tomato

This is a great recipe for a quick and easy breakfast or lunch

Pan-Fried Sea Bass with Crushed Potatoes and Romesco Sauce

A sneak peek at one of the dishes José will be creating at Taste of Abu Dhabi 2015

Roast Partridge with Red Cabbage & Dried Fruit

We are well into game season and what better way to celebrate than with this partridge dish. Partridge has sweet, succulent meat...

Pan Fried Duck with Sherry, Raisin And Pine Nut Sauce

In this recipe Oloroso sherry is used in the same way as wine.

Grilled Octopus with Baby Potatoes, JP Pimentón Olive Oil

Octopus is a common dish within the Mediterranean; and with my Pimenton infused Olive Oil, this is a fantastic way to enjoy a Spanish speciality.


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Sobrasada Ravioli with Manchego cheese

Ravioli may have originated as a traditional food in Italian cuisine, however I have added a beautiful Spanish twist on this classic.

Crèma Catalana

Today (27th August) is “National Pots de Crème Day” so there is no excuse not to make these delicious desserts!

Hake in adobo with aioli and pimentón

This recipe is one of my favourites. The allioli and my very own pimentón compliment the subtle and mild flavour of the hake. Perfect for a dinner party with friends and family.

Chicken stew with tomatoes, chorizo and black olives

My recipe for Chicken stew with tomatoes, chorizo and black olives is an exciting Spanish twist on an English classic.

Whole Sea bass Baked on Anchovy and Garlic Potatoes

Great celebratory dish for a special occasion, that is easy to prepare.

Blue Cheese with Two Apple Compotes

Buy the best strong blue cheese you can and make it the star. A gorgeous accompaniment to blue cheese for the festive season.....

Roulade with Banana, Rum and Brown Sugar Cream

Leave room for this dessert. No unusual ingredients in here. Tastes amazing!

Sautéed Squid, Onions and Potatoes with Chilli and Sherry Vinegar

A substantial squid dish, perfect for a Summer lunch or supper.

Ham croquetas

Croquetas are one of the most popular dishes at the tapas bar

The Bermondsey Bomb

Bermondsey Bomb

Braised Lamb Shanks with Baby Potatoes, Black Olives and Mint

Lamb shanks are tasty, seasonal and economical; this recipe makes an elegant tapa too.

Catalan Spinach

Here is a dish that usually only spinach-lovers get because the spinach is normally wilted right down. I hope this lighter treatment changes your mind.

Crèma Catalana and Caramelised Figs

One of our most popular desserts at Brindisa. The Spanish version of crème brûlée speaks of sunshine. Caramelised figs make it that bit more special.

Slow-Roast Shoulder of Lamb

A lazy Sunday roast, that allows you to take it easy until your hungry friends turn up, hopefully with a nice bottle of Ribera del Duero to go with it…

Artichoke and Sheep’s Cheese Salad

A truly delicious combination of flavours that I worked up with my friend Jonathan at Brindisa. We wanted it on the menu immediately.

Roast Pumpkin Soup with Blue Cheese

Everyone likes pumpkin soup. Float a crisp shard of thin toast with a sharp blue cheese on top to turn this mellow cold weather soup into an event.

Red Mullet with Sliced Potatoes and Black Olives

If you can get your hands on the sweet “rock-loving” variety of red mullet, here is a simple treatment with a lovely balance of flavours.

Turrón Mousse

A lovely, light Christmassy dessert.

Pasta with Chorizo and Mussels

Here’s a real crowd-pleaser from my new book. A fantastic, quick dish for feeding friends that is full of flavour and fuss-free.

Braised Iberico Pork with Tomatoes, Chorizo, Thyme and Black Olives

Pork shoulder is a great value cut of meat that is perfect for braising. This dish has big, earthy flavours and couldn’t be easier to make.

Salmorejo-Style Tomato Soup with Hard Boiled Eggs, Olives and Crisp-Fried Ham

A lovely tomatoey variation of gazpacho – the classic chilled summer soup.....