Soft chunks of beef is simmered for hours over low fire to make a thick tomato sauce with potatoes, carrots and peas. It’s a savoury treat with a little bit of heat to spice things up!
This Spanish Meal commonly mistaken as original Filipino came from Spain. Caldereta's name is derived from the Spanish word caldera meaning cauldron. The dish is similar to meat stews from the Iberian Peninsula and was brought to the Philippines by the Spaniards during their 300-year occupation in the Philippines.It also has its similarities with afritada and mechado that it uses tomatoes, potatoes, carrots and bell peppers as its ingredients.Kaldereta is served during special occasions, parties, and festivities.