m. c. de marco: The New Kitchen Cookbook

Molha Quase à Moda de Pico

(Beef) Stew Almost in the Style of Pico

This is a stew that started out based on Classic Beef Stew in the mode of Betty Crocker and later (in the same pot) was rebased to Azorean Beef Stew.



  1. Brown the beef in the oil.
  2. Add all the liquid and spices, plus the onions and half the potatoes.
  3. Simmer for 2 ½ hours.
  4. Add the remaining vegetables and cook ½ hour more.
  5. Optionally, thicken with flour in the ratio of 1 T flour to ¼ c water.