A Global Field Guide to Sausages: From Merguez to Chorizo

The Wall Street Journal


August 26, 2016

12 Well-Traveled Sausages: The Field Notes
Matthew Kronsberg

Chorizo Criollo

Natural Habitat: Argentine Pampas

Identifying Flavors: wine, garlic

Found in the Company of: chimichurri

Spanish and Italian influences reveal themselves in this Argentine fresh chorizo flavored with garlic, wine and just a hint of paprika. Prick with a fork to prevent bursting, said chef Francis Mallmann, then “grill it very slowly. A good chorizo should take 30 minutes. You want the dripping of the fat, and crunchiness all around.” $15 for 14 ounces, tienda.com

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