Longaniza is, like chorizo, a type of sausage brought from Spain to Mexico and its other colonies sometime in the sixteenth century. One of the characteristics that make longaniza great in saucy dishes, is that it keeps its shape much better than crumbly chorizo; I have shared a classic Mexican recipe for longaniza in green sauce in another post, and this one in red sauce is equally delicious ... click on title for more
In Mexico, guisados are, in general terms, any kind of stew or savoury preparation. They are versatile and may include meat, or vegetables, or as in this case, have both ... click on title for more
In the Mexican state of Chihuahua, burritos are made with regular sized wheat tortillas, often filled with just two layers: refried beans and one kind of guisado (Mexican stew), then rolled; they might be simpler than the large burrito bundles in Southern US, but equally delicious ...
The Spanish verb guisar means "to cook"; a mundane definition of guisado could then be " any dish made of edibles that are cooked." In Mexico, guisados are more specifically associated with any ingredients cooked in a sauce, which may be thick, broth-like, or even creamy … click on title for more