Tiramisu

“Tiramisu” (that literally means “cheer me up!”) is a very popular Italian dessert prepared with finger biscuits (in Italian, “Savoiardi”) dipped into coffee and a cream made of “mascarpone” ( a kind of soft cheese), eggs and sugar. Its top is then garnished with a thin layer of powdered cacao that greatly contributes to give […]

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PococLoco in Business Times (5th March 2016)

Off the beaten track. Business Times (BT) weekend find out if neighbourhood European restaurants can survive and thrive in out-of-the-way locations.  PocoLoco were part of BT on 5th March 2016 title ‘Humble beginnings” Humble beginnings PocoLoco 408 Ang Mo Kio Ave 10, #01-779 Tel: 8436 3363 Opens 12pm-3pm, 6pm-10pm daily THE Saveur group may have given up […]

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Sauteed Mushroom

“Funghi trifolati” (there is not any equivalent of the Italian word “trifolato” in English) is mushrooms cooked in garlic, olive oil, parsley, and then sautéed in white wine.  In Pocoloco, we serve them accompanied with rocket salad seasoned with aromatic wine vinegar. Rocket salad has a fragrant, lightly bitter and spicy taste that perfectly pairs […]

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Pancetta di maiale al forno

“Pancetta di maiale al forno” (in English Roast Pork Belly) is made with the tastiest and fattest cut of pork, the belly.  In PocoLoco, we serve this simple but delicious dish seasoned with the savoury gravy that pork meat naturally releases during its baking. Some few rocket leaves and a split boiled potato are added to […]

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Cosciotto di agnello al forno con patate gratinate e salsa persillade

Savoury and flagrant, roast leg of lamb (in Italian, “Cosciotto di Angello al forno”) is a traditional meat dish very common in all the Mediterranean countries,  where it is usually consumed during weddings or at Easter. In Pocoloco, we serve this rich dish seasoned with some Persillade sauce (a sauce made with Persil, garlic, herbs […]

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Uova con asparagi bianchi, salsa olandese e prosciutto

White (or green) asparagus and eggs are such a perfect pairing that “Uova con asparagi” (In English, eggs with asparagus) has been always considered one of the most delicious yet simple dishes in the world. In Pocoloco, we discovered that this dish becomes even more delicious by adding some salsa hollandaise and few slices of […]

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Coda alla vaccinara

“Coda alla vaccinara” (In English: stewed oxtail) is one of the most famous (and tastiest) traditional Italian dish, precisely from Rome. It is prepared with oxtail, tomato juice, diced carrots and onions. The oxtail is stewed for long in the tomato juice in order to preserve its tender texture. Diced carrots and onions are added in order […]

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Carpaccio

Welcome to PocoLoco!  Sit down, relax, and enjoy one of our delicious appetizers as you await your carefully-prepared meal.  Bruschetta is not the only Italian appetizer we serve, although it is certainly one of the most famous. We have a number of delicious appetizers ready to tempt your taste buds and prepare you for your main course.  Consider […]

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Valentine Dinner @ PocoLoco

Burrata e prosciutto di parma in sfoglia con pinoli e salsa olandese Special days like Saint Valentine request special food to celebrate, especially if you plan to spend this romantic day together with the person you like. In order to give you the best chances to favourably impress, we have purposely inserted in our menu […]

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Fancy Italian food so cheap you’ll go ‘loco’

P.S ‘loco’ means crazy in Spanish. Nondescript, self-effacing exterior and interior at best, which is worrying to a certain degree but it’s ultimately what lies underneath as inner beauty. In a restaurant’s case, their abilities to dish out good food should be the main concern. Being at such an neighborhood location makes PocoLoco highly undiscoverable. And affordable […]

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