Chorizo vs Longaniza

Chorizo vs Longaniza

Longaniza is, like chorizo, a type of sausage brought from Spain to Mexico and its other colonies sometime in the sixteenth century.  Both were originally made from pork meat, cased in natural tripe, and seasoned with the addition of dry red peppers (Spanish versions were spiced up with black pepper) and vinegar (instead of wine, as in Spain).  However, there has always been several differences between these two sausages ... click on title for more