1 l of water (add some more as you see you need)
1,5 Kg of cow meat with some fat
1 Kg bones with marrow
1 white cabbage
400 grs. of bread
1. Cook the meats, adding the chicken last. Add the cabbage (couve merceana), the potatoes. Cut the bread (prefereably portuguese bread) and put some butter over it, a leaf of mint and pour the broth over.
2. When the bread has absorbed the liquid pour some more with the cabbages until is juicy.
3. When is ready to go to the table put the meats on top and the rest of the gravy.