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 (chə-rē′zō, -sō)
n. pl. cho·ri·zos
A spicy pork sausage seasoned especially with garlic.



n, pl -zos
(Cookery) a kind of highly seasoned pork sausage of Spain or Mexico
[C19: Spanish]


(tʃəˈri zoʊ, -soʊ)

n., pl. -zos.
a pork sausage highly seasoned with garlic, pepper, and spices.
[1840–45; < Sp.]


A highly seasoned, smoked pork sausage used in Spanish and Mexican cooking.
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Noun1.chorizo - a spicy Spanish pork sausage
sausage - highly seasoned minced meat stuffed in casings
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Chef Nick Rodriguez placed blue cheese on the bagnet pizza and broke an egg on top of the still-hot longganisa pizza.
There are now vegetarian and vegan restaurants and cafes; and several stores and pop-ups are selling tofu, mock meats and even veganized versions of Pinoy favorites like tapa and longganisa.
For example, if what we eat consists mostly of fast food, instant noodles, canned goods, boxed foods, tocino, longganisa, bacon, sugary beverages such as iced teas or fruit juice from concentrates that are loaded with tons and tons of sugar, then simply adding cancer fighting food or taking the supplements will not be enough," says Dr.
In my elementary school, almost everything was already being sold: sweet meats of tocino and longganisa, clothes and decorative items of angels painted pink insurance plans, funeral service and memorial-park lots.
Also present were micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) like Dapuyens Vigan products which sells longganisa (native sausage) and empanada (a turnover with a filling of eggs, Vigan sausage and vegetables wrapped in a rice flour crust or shell); EJs Meatshop, a manufacturer of processed longganisa, bagnet (deep fried crispy pork belly dish), pork tapa (dried cured beef), bacon, adobo (Filipino dish made meat marinated in vinegar and soy sauce) flakes; and Pias Place, makers of processed bangus (milkfish), bagoong (fermented fish sauce) and other pasalubong (bring-me-home) products.
Target group for Binalot restaurants are mostly Oversea Filipino Workers (OFWs), as the restaurant serves traditional Filipino food such as adobo, bistek, tapas, tocino, sisig and longganisa, all in traditional sauces and most dishes served in banana leaves, Binalot's trademark.
Likewise, Ilocano specialties such as Ilocos Empanada, Longganisa and Bagnet Pizza will also be the highlight of the Filipino atelier at Spiral from 16th to the 31st March 2014.
But all that became Ilocano with the sour taste of Ilocos dark vinegar in the longganisa, and the eggs cooked with grilled eggplant in the poque poque.
If Lucban has longganisa, Tayabas is famous for Budin and yema cake.
Activities are divided into Individual Interests (urban gardening, candle making, organic fertilizer making, and longganisa making); Learn-a-Trade (table skirting, wellness, liquid dishwashing soap making, and pinangat making); and Academic Contests (slogan making, ALS quiz, spelling contest, anagram, essay writing, and poster making).
The cafe also serves all-day breakfast meals, such as keto longganisa with cauli rice and eggs, and keto versions of popular frappes.
He said buyers should also be suspicious of processed meat like frankfurters, hams, bacons, hotdogs, longganisa, tocino, tapa and other Christmas goodies being sold at big discounts.