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A Story by Miranda Windsor

I first ate cilantro (more commonly called coriander in Australia) c2002 at a local Vietnamese restaurant when a friend from interstate was staying with me. It was her first night in town. Everyone lo...



A Story by Ivan

I am absolutely disgusted by the taste of cilantro. When I fist moved to Silicon Valley and tried Mexican food, I was shocked by the taste of something in the food that I couldn't stand. I immediately...



A Story by Lisa

I have hated cilantro since we met when I was in high school. Growing up in Oklahoma I had never come into contact with it and had no idea what it was. I ordered some delicious tortilla soup at a Mexi...



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I had tasted cilantro randomly in foods throughout my life and never knew why sometimes a dish would taste the way body odor smells. Finally at dinner with my parents one night I had a plate of rice w...



A Story by J.G

i'm so glad i found this site that dam herb as made me feel like i'm crazy for not liking it my sister was convinced i was putting on a show of not liking because it actually makes me gag when she is ...



A Story by Drue

My story begins like many others. I was casually nibbling on some food, browsing the web, NOT expecting anything out of the ordinary. A few bites in, there it was. Unmistakeable, horribly offensive...



A Story by C

I used to not mind it much (or at least didn't come across it enough to identify it) until I started dating a guy I'll call Dick. Whenever I went to Dick's parent's house for dinner, his mother would ...



A Story by Gary Kirby

My first encounter with cilantro was September 2002 in a village in the southern part of Shanxi Province, China. It is called shangtai(sp?) in China. My translator wanted some noodles so she and I wen...



A Story by Lori RN

While traveling to Atlanta by car in August, we stopped in an Indian restaurant in Greenville, SC. I usually order vegetable jalfrezi when we dine on Indian cuisine, without incident. Evidently, the...



A Story by Peggy

Time for an update ... I still HATE cilantro. 13 years ago I traveled to Venezuela and Guatemala, enjoying the local cuisine. No sign of cilantro. Last week I traveled to Costa Rica which is not THAT ...



A Story by Rose

It all started with a bumper crop of tomatoes from my garden one year and the wish to create homemade salsa for my husband who's a salsa affectcionado. I guess we were in our mid 30's at the time.


A Story by Livvy G.

I was but thirteen years old.
It was back when I lived in Florida. I was over at my friend Alejandro's house. Alejandro was a very good chef, even at his age. He was showing me how to make creme b...



A Story by Lola

The first time cilantro accosted my taste buds was several years ago when I ordered steak fajitas at Chilis. One of the sides is pico de gallo which is full of this offensive excuse for parsley. It ta...



A Story by Alyssa Anderson

I was fourteen years old. I remember that fateful night... I was at an ice cream parlor in NYC. They sold the most disgusting ice cream flavor ever... DUN DUN DUN. You guessed it. The devilish plant w...



A Story by S Smith

I never really noticed cilantro. It didn't register with me. Until I went to Chili's and ordered their Green Chili Chicken Soup. It looked strange before I even ate it. So strange I double checked to ...



A Story by Rose

My friend and I went to our favorite sushi place one time. We always tip well there, so the sushi chefs know us pretty well. They always give us free sushi samples when they try new recipes. One af...



A Story by Charlie

I went for lunch and order some shrimp soup as a starter.
the soup came in and I was reading the paper in the same time and did not really pay any attention to the with soup that was approaching m...



A Story by Olivia G.

I was but thirteen years old when I had my first encounter.
My friend, Alejandro, was a budding chef. I was over at his house, and he was teaching me to make creme brulee.
Suddenly, the sweet ...



A Story by Katt

It was backpacking through Asia that introduced me to the disgusting taste of coriander, it was in almost everything I ordered, especially in India and noone could work out what taste it was I didn't ...



A Story by Mina

I was at Chipoltle and ordered my food. I didn't really care for the burrito, not enough flavor, so I decided to try the rice it came with. I took a bite and about threw up all over the place. I re...



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