22 Dec 2023

Pollo a la Catalana

Simple, yummi, moist, crispy, what else do you want?

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11 Jul 2023

José’s mum’s pork ribs

My mother, Isabel, knows how much I love her ribs recipe, and she always wants to cook them for me when I go home to visit her.

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6 Feb 2023

Rice and Clams

This recipe is a great example of how, with just a few ingredients, you can make a very happy meal in a short time.

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5 Jan 2023

Pumpkin, aubergine and pepper stew.

This gorgeous recipe is a stew I just love. It’s not dissimilar to the pisto recipe that you may know from my book Spanish Flavours, but this one has a rich autumnal tone thanks to the pumpkin and chickpeas.

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5 Jan 2023

Fire-roasted chestnuts

There’s something remarkable about the way certain dishes trigger vivid memories: of people, places, certain times of the year, smells, flavours, conversations … they can bring back all the details of experiences we thought we’d forgotten.

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23 Dec 2022

Jamón and winter truffle croquetas

Makes 24 Takes 40 minutes plus chilling

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24 Nov 2022

Spicy prawn fritters with allioli

“For maximum flavour marinate the prawns overnight, but if you don’t have time an hour will be sufficient.”

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26 Oct 2022

Stuffed Squid with Spicy Rice

This is Estrella Damm Chef Ambassador José Pizarro’s take on calamari, a dish loved by Brits across the country, made better with the addition of flavours from the Mediterranean, inspired by the beer of Barcelona.

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23 Sep 2022

Raw pumpkin salad with candied chestnuts

Back in Extremadura, pumpkin is traditionally cooked in stews or soups, but serving it raw is just heaven for me. The particular combination of flavours in this recipe warms the soul, and is very special.

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13 Jul 2022

Walnut, sherry & honey semifreddo

Semifreddo could not be easier to make.

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6 Jun 2022

Vegan girolle and walnut croquetas

In my dad’s vegetable garden, we have the most elegant and stunning walnut tree that produces walnuts for us all year round. Walnuts were a type of candy for me when I was little.

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31 May 2022

Whole sea bass baked on anchovy and garlic potatoes

Perfect for a special occasion at home

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12 Jan 2022

Chorizo al vino

Let José bring Spanish sunshine into your kitchen with this delicious tapas recipe.

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22 Dec 2021

Chicken cannelloni

Serves 6–8

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10 Nov 2021

Cinnamon buñuelos with blood orange cream

Makes about 35 | Takes 1 hour

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11 Oct 2021

Hake in salsa verde

This lovely dish is inspired by the Basque country in northern Spain.

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24 Sep 2021

Vegetarian coca

Serves 6

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10 May 2020

Asparagus Tortilla from Andalusia book

I always get so excited about the start of British asparagus season; I think I inherited this from my late dad, who loved going to pick asparagus, especially the wild variety.

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13 Apr 2020

Crema Catalonia from Catalonia book

I have experimented with different flavours over the years, trying crema Catalana with coffee, cardamom, vanilla and more. But in the end, I think the traditional one is the best.

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9 Apr 2020

Albóndigas de Semana Santa from Andalusia book

This dish is mostly eaten at Easter; cod is very popular in Spain, although the majority comes from the stunning waters of Norway. I recently went fishing there and had the most wonderful time – I even caught 10 kg (22 lbs) of fish!

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18 Mar 2020

Estrella Damm - battered Fish & Chips

Inspired by Fish & Chips by José Pizarro

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