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A Story by Troy

I always wondered what it was, in some foods, that had a metalic taste. It seemed to be most often in Mexican foods. One evening a coworker asked if I wanted to go to a vietnamese restaurant. I like...



A Story by Navi

I grew up in a household and even worse, community that reveres cilantro (i'm indian). From as far back as I can remember I've hated cilantro. I wouldn't come downstairs if I could smell it in the k...



A Story by Elena

I never saw or tasted cilantro before going to the United States... my relationship with restaurants or take-aways had always been great there, until one night in Seattle: I went to a nice Indian rest...



A Story by Colkurtz

I first encountered the Scourge at a noodle shop in Chicago, just out of college. I ate with a friend who raved about the place, and we ended up ordering the same thing. Even with the first bite, I...



A Story by D.Wolsey

I'm English so know cilantro as coriander. I's the vilest
bitterest herb I know. Years ago I had a rogan josh in an
Indian restaraunt it was delicious. I ordered another rogan josh a couple ...



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As a life-long picky eater, I have little experience with trying new and interesting foods. So one evening I decided to break outside of my comfort zone and order some Japanese Pan Noodles. As I sta...



A Story by Stephiny

Ok so i was with my friend and we were at one of those jazz in the park things and we were having a picnic. One lady made jicima (hic-a-ma)salad and i love jicima salad (jicima is a veggi like a potad...



A Story by QZRODHAM

My first experience with cilantro was a spring roll at a Thai food restaurant. It was an incredibly horrific experience. The taste of the cilantro was alot like the dish soap analogy everyone uses e...



A Story by Kristen

I LOVE the fact that this site exists! I just found it while googleing "cilantro" to see if there any synonomous names for it that I should be looking out for. Cilantro is by far the nasti...



A Story by Jeff

My first cilantro experience was when I was on spring break in Cancun. We had met some girls and went to dinner with them. I ordered ceviche, a Chilean raw fish dish, as an appetizer. I dove into i...



A Story by Frank

I've hated that taste for at least forty years. Ugh. Like biting into a bar of Ivory. Ironically, I have to use the stuff in my professional kitchen, and taste the food, but gaaaaaah, how can people p...



A Story by Jennifer

I was about 17 when I began my hatred of cilantro. I had just entered college, and to celebrate, my father took me to a yuppie Chinese restaurant a few miles from the university. As a big fan of Easte...



A Story by Kelly

I came across this site when I googled Cilantro. I had just gone to dinner the night before. It was a friend who took a group of us out as a "thank-you". We went to an expensive new resta...



A Story by Christy

I am so happy that I finally have a place to share this where people will understand!
I was eating dinner at my aunt's house, she used to be a caterer, her son and his wife (for whom the dinner wa...



A Story by Erin

I lived in Richmond, VA for a year and one of my first weeks there we decided to go to a trendy popular little place called Sticky Rice. It had great reviews. So I start eating my food. First bite,...



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I have lived all of my life in the U.S. and it was not until this past year, at age 60, that I tasted the vile weed. Here is how it happened:

I was cooking a recipe that called for parsley, a...



A Story by Lynn

Well, it's a story, but rather a poem. I am sure all identify...

Love & Not

Garlic is so pungent
Parsley so green
Saffron is refulgent
but one spice is obscene.
...



A Story by Grace

So, I was pretty young, at the taste of Cincinnati with my family. We all decided to try the dish that had been voted best of taste that year. It happened to be the cold sesame noodles from a little k...



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Before the early nineteen eighties, Mexican food never had cilantro in it. I remember the first time I tasted it. I was out with friends, and the cook, under the influence of some unclean spirit, ha...



A Story by Shanna

I encountered the Dirty Dish Water plant several times before realizing what was making all the food taste horrible. First was at Qdoba, I never understood why everyone seemed to love it so much, whil...



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