Culinary Symphony: Cheesy Beef Caldereta with Haight’s Farm Dried Herb Seasoning

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In the beautiful Cordillera mountains, in Atok, Benguet Province, Philippines, lies the calm town of Atok, known for its crisp air and breathtaking landscapes. At 7,400 feet above sea level, Atok is rich in agriculture, thanks to Franklyn Guy Haight, an engineer who unintentionally paved the way for Edward Haight, a third-generation farmer passionate about good agricultural practices.

In this picturesque setting, Haight’s Farm in Paoay, Atok, Benguet, stands out. Their Dried Herb Seasoning turns regular meals into extraordinary experiences. Today, let’s explore the art of making Cheesy Beef Caldereta using organic ingredients and the magic of Haight’s Farm Dried Herb Seasoning.

Haight’s Farm Dried Herb Seasoning

Haight’s Farm crafts a unique Five Spice Seasoning, a culinary masterpiece with an exclusive Filipino touch. Locally produced, this seasoning features Dried Herbs, vegetables, spices, roasted garlic, dehydrated onions, sea salt, premium black peppers, and sugars. Each element creates a harmonious blend of flavors, promising to elevate your culinary creations. Welcome a taste of Benguet into your kitchen with Haight’s Farm Unique Five Spice Seasoning.


Take your classic beef caldereta up a notch with Haight’s Farm Dried Herb Seasoning. This aromatic blend of herbs ensures a dish that’s easy to make and loved by everyone at your family meals. Let’s dive into the recipe filled with tender beef, potatoes, bell peppers, and the flavorful touch of Haight’s Farm Dried Herb Seasoning.


History of Beef Caldereta

Kaldereta, a Filipino meat stew, is a staple traditionally served with white rice. With Spanish influences dating back three centuries, the word “kaldereta” means cooking pot or cauldron. Any meat can be used, but beef and goat are preferred. It includes mashed liver, tomato sauce, onions, salt, pepper, and garlic, garnished with tomatoes, onions, or fried potatoes.


How to Cook Cheesy Beef Caldereta Using Organic Ingredients:

  • Haight’s Farm Dried Herb Seasoning
  • 1 kg Beef
  • 140 grams Liver Spread
  • 2 Medium Onions (sliced)
  • 1 Whole Bulb of Garlic (crushed & diced)
  • 1 Medium Red and Green Bell Pepper (sliced)
  • 4 Dried Laurel Leaves
  • 4 Medium Tomatoes (diced)
  • Whole Pepper
  • Salt
  • 2 cups Beef Broth
  • 50 grams Tomato Paste
  • 115 grams Tomato Sauce
  • 30 grams Green Peas
  • 50 grams Cheese
  • ¼ cup Cooking Oil
  • 2 cups Potatoes (cubed)
  • 2 cups Carrots (cubed)

Cooking Procedure:

  • Brining: Ensure juiciness by brining the beef for 2 hours in water and salt.
  • Marinating: For tenderness, marinate the beef for an hour or overnight with pineapple juice and crushed chunks.
  • Sauté Aromatics: Heat oil in a deep pan; sauté onions until translucent. Add crushed garlic; once browned, add diced tomatoes. Stir until tomatoes soften; add dried laurel leaves. Incorporate liver spread; stir until well-mixed.
  • Sauté the Beef: Add marinated beef; cook for 3-5 mins per side. Pour in beef broth and tomato sauce; simmer for 45 mins.
  • Add Vegetables: Add potatoes and carrots; cook for an additional 10 mins. Introduce green peas and bell pepper; cook for another 8 mins.
  • Season with Haight’s Farm Dried Herb Seasoning: Enhance flavors by adding Haight’s Farm Dried Herb Seasoning. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Finish with Cheese: Sprinkle cheese over the Caldereta; let it melt into a creamy goodness.
  • Serve and Enjoy: Your Cheesy Beef Caldereta with Haight’s Farm Dried Herb Seasoning is ready. Pair it with rice or crusty bread for a delightful feast.

Conclusion: A Culinary Symphony with Haight’s Farm:

In conclusion, the journey through Atok’s agricultural legacy, the inception of Haight’s Farm, and the preparation of Cheesy Beef Caldereta paint a vivid picture of culinary excellence. Haight’s Farm Dried Herb Seasoning acts as the symphony conductor, orchestrating flavors that elevate this classic Filipino dish. As you savor each bite, you’re not just enjoying a meal – you’re experiencing a harmonious blend of tradition, innovation, and the dedication that Haight’s Farm brings to your table. Let this recipe be a celebration of history, heritage, and the joy of creating exceptional meals with exceptional products.

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