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Kaleskes 1



Kaleskes is a dish from Dagupan Pangasinan prepared with carabao or cows’ intestine, pancreas, tripe and other internal organs cooked in a soup form seasoned with vinegar and other spices.


  • 500 g beef or carabao intestines, thoroughly cleaned, parboiled and cut into bite sized sections
  • 500 g beef or carabao tripe, thoroughly cleaned, parboiled boiled and cut into bite sized sections
  • 1/4 cup cane vinegar
  • 6 cups beef stock
  • 2 stalks spring onions, sliced
  • 4 green finger chillies
  • 2 large onions, finely chopped
  • 1 whole garlic, minced
  • 4 tsp annatto powder
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • sea salt
  • oil


  1. In a large pot heat oil then add garlic and onions, sauté until fragrant.
  2. Add the intestines, tripe and annatto powder, stir fry in high heat for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the vinegar, boil for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the beef stock and green finger chillies, boil then simmer for 30 minutes or until tender.
  5. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper, add spring onions, turn off heat then serve.