Caldereta (Filipino Beef & Potato Stew)

I decided to start learning how to cook my favorite Filipino dishes in honor of Filipino-American Heritage month, and I chose to try caldereta first. My yaya boils the meat for a very long time before she makes the caldereta to make it soft. I made it in a crockpot to make the meat nice and tender. I used Mama Sita’s caldereta mix since that’s what my yaya does and cooked mine with beef stew meat, potatoes, carrots, and a bell pepper. I served it over rice, which is how filipinos typically eat it (and nearly everything else). As I expected, it didn’t quite taste the same as my yaya’s, but I’m going to keep trying.

I keep telling her I’m going to video tape her cooking one of these, so I can study what she does. Unfortunately, she doesn’t use a recipe. She also doesn’t measure ingredients. She also cooks large quantities, which mean I’ll have to recalculate the ingredients for two and a half people. Hence, why I think a video will come in handy.

Thanks for installing the Bottom of every post plugin by Corey Salzano. Contact me if you need custom WordPress plugins or website design.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Comments Closed

Comments

  1. That looks absolutely delicious!!!