Crèma Catalana

  Ingredients: Serves 4 1 litre whole milk peel of ½ lemon, pith removed peel of ½ orange, pith removed 5cm cinnamon stick 6 large free-range egg yolks 50g caster sugar 40g cornflour 4 tablespoons soft brown sugar Traditionally, crema catalana was made only on St Joseph’s Day (the Spanish equivalent of Father’s Day), on… Read more »

Hake in adobo with aioli and pimentón

As mentioned in our recent monthly email (which if you aren’t signed up for already where have you been?) we’re constantly changing our menu in our little tapas restaurant on Bermondsey Street. This recipe is one of my favourites. The allioli and my very own pimentón compliment the subtle and mild flavour of the hake…. Read more »

No need to stew about the weather…

It may be summer, but when the weather is this dull and grey, I like nothing more than home cooked food – and my recipe for Chicken stew with tomatoes, chorizo and black olives is an exciting Spanish twist on an English classic.  Chicken stew with tomatoes, chorizo and black olives – Serves 4 Ingredients 1kg… Read more »

Teaming up with Codorniu

We’re excited to announce that we will be working with Codorníu over the next couple of years! Building on the success of this partnership in 2013/2014, José will act as an ambassador for Codorníu in the UK, in particular Anna de Codorníu, the leading Cava brand in Spain. As part of the partnership, the new José Pizarro… Read more »

NEW menu at José Pizarro Broadgate

But don’t worry, the infamous Prawn Fritters still have pride of place on our menu! They have been joined by new delights such as Heritage Tomatoes with Tuna – a very simple, but delicious salad, plus English Clams with Apple Smoked Pancetta & Olive Oil, Spicy Cuttlefish with Romesco and Wild Tiger Prawns with Salsa… Read more »

Exciting week for Jose Pizarro Broadgate!

It’s been an exciting week online for José Pizarro Broadgate! Conde Nast Traveller has named us as one of the Top 5 Restaurants of the moment: http://www.cntraveller.com/recommended/food/best-restaurants-london Not only are we named as one of the Top 5 Restaurants, Red Magazine has declared our meatballs the “best in London”: http://www.redonline.co.uk/food/editors-choice/the-best-meatballs-in-london Urban Junkies have added us to… Read more »

Gift Vouchers are here!

Lots of you have been asking us & now we’ve finally done it! Yes, gift vouchers are now available at all of our restaurants – the perfect present whether for a birthday, anniversary, Christmas or corporate gift. Or just because you want someone to try one of our lovely places for the first time. Any… Read more »

José Pizarro Broadgate – OPENING 13th May

Thank you to everyone who persevered with us & our booking line last week – we know that many of you tried to call us all day & we hope that most of you were able to make a booking. All tables are now booked for the soft launch dates, there will be some walk… Read more »

Josè Pizarro (Broadgate) SOFT LAUNCH BOOKINGS

We’re delighted to be opening our long – awaited next restaurant on the 13th May in the newly developed Broadgate Circle. We will be offering 50% off food during our soft launch period, bookings open at 9am on Friday 1st May and are available only by calling our booking line. Tables are available for breakfast, lunch… Read more »

Guest Chef night with Brad MacDonald from The Lockhart

We’ve been lucky enough to have already hosted Dan Doherty (Duck & Waffle) and Jacob Kenedy (Bocca di Lupo) for our series of Guest Chef nights at Pizarro. February saw the wonderful Brad MacDonald from The Lockhart join us – and what a night it was! It kicked off with an actual kick in the form of Brad’s very own… Read more »