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A Story by Eduardo Moura

I was sitting here in this restaurant at Guayaquil, Ecuador, thinking abut the horrible food I had for lunch (because in this country practically EVERY single dish or sauce, or almost EVERYTHING salte...



A Story by Timmy Sboggins

My little brother choked to death on cilantro while being beaten by a cilantro salesman....



A Story by MJI

I don't remember my first encounter, but I know that I used to find it disgusting. As a child I grew up with a fascination with insects and handling them.

When I first ate cilantro, it came ...



A Story by Laura

I was interested to learn that apparently people like or dislike coriander according to their genetics. I detest the leaves (cilantro), it makes everything taste of soap (and it's depressing, all of t...



A Story by Torence Keith

I was making a fruit and veggie smoothie while my wife was cooking next to me in the kitchen. She left the cilantro next to all other green leafs and I accidentally added it to the smoothie. After mix...



A Story by Hapa

cilantro - arugula - watercress: the best way to make me not EAT anything with it. Chinese parsley I avoid or dig it out of my congee if it is there.
I am the only in one in my family who goes ...



A Story by Millie Jolivette

I was dining at the new Cheddar's Casual Café in our city and ordered their Chicken Tortilla Soup. The very first bite was disgusting and I gagged. I didn't know about cilantro until I later saw it ...



A Story by Rosie G.

I've hated the stuff since the first time I tasted it. We never had it growing up, so when I first tasted it I was in shock. It was the most disgusting thing that ever touched my tongue. After that I...



A Story by Ms. Lillian

About fifteen years ago, I was eating lunch in Ensenada, Mexico. I asked for some verde, cabbage, something fresh with the meal, and got a plate covered in cilantro. OK, I ate around it. But the nasty...



A Story by Bege63

I love Mexican food and have sought out authentic Mexican in all the 5 states and 2 countries I've lived in during my life. It was never in Mexican food until about 15-20 years ago! Grrrr!! Now I...



A Story by John

My girlfriend, frequently abuses her kitchen duties by purchasing mad amounts of cilantro prior to each home cooked meal. She waits until I get home, by know the house is filled with the pungent, nose...



A Story by Ashley

My first encounter with cilantro (though I didn't know it at the time), was when I was at a nice Asian restaurant and my friends had ordered these fresh spring rolls (they aren't the deep fried ones)....



A Story by The Weeping

I was innocent before I first ate cilantro. Innocent and pure. The sky was blue, the sun was shining, food was tasty. Then I was corrupted. It was a day like any other. It was lunchtime. I should have...



A Story by S

I was pretty young. I think I was maybe 10 or 11 years old. We had a school garden and had planted cilantro (called coriander where I live). Anyway, when the time came to harvest the stuff I noticed i...



A Story by Kra

My family and I were visiting Mexico for the first time. We went out to a nice restaurant and I saw my absolute favorite food on the menu: Scallops! It was just an appetizer and it wasn't real cheap...



A Story by Alasdair Thomson

Rather than tell about my own first experiences with cilantro/coriander, as a language professional, I thought it might be a good idea to provide the word for cilantro and a phrase to the effect you d...



A Story by V M Collins

Indian friends taught me how to make authentic curry. I had no problems with dried powdered coriander (dhanya). It
was when I grew herbs and spices that I discovered that the
coriander plant...



A Story by Les Pheil

No big deal, I moved to New Mexico almost 3 years ago, and LOTS and LOTS of their recipes call for Cilantro aka ( Dirty Dishwater taste.) Do I drink dirty dish water on a regular basis? No, but that w...



A Story by Bigal

The first time I ate the devil herb I didn't understand how I could so quickly go from loving my local thai joint, to hating almost every meal on the menu. It tasted like a foul soap that had been fa...



A Story by James W Cobb

I love both Tex-Mex and Italian food. For the past 2 years I often would get physically ill after eating some dishes and the past six months or so I would wake up during the night violently ill when w...



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