Pochero

Preparation info

  • Serves

    10 to 12

    Appears in

    Memories of Philippine Kitchens

    Memories of Philippine Kitchens

    By Amy Besa and Romy Dorotan

    Published 2006

    • About

    Pochero was the classic Sunday lunch or dinner for many Filipino families of my generation. It is a simple one-pot meal with boiled meats (either beef, chicken, and/or pork), flavored with chorizo de Bilbao (sausages packed in lard in tin cans, which do not come from Bilbao). Potatoes, plantains, cabbage, carrots, and string beans are cooked separately in the broth and served on a platter. The classic condiments (shown opposite) are chopped tomatoes and eggplant caviar.