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A Story by CoachE

I was in high school and went on a date with my girlfriend and her family to a nice restaurant that I had frequented several times. I loved the food, and I always like to try different food. I orde...



A Story by Roy Leban

My worst experience with cilantro was at a potluck dinner with a Thai theme. I knew that I would have to avoid most of the foods, but that's par for the course. But, I wasn't expecting what happened. ...



A Story by Sarah

Here in England, we call this vile death-herb 'coriander.' The pleasant, musical lilt of the word (I wonder how long before some idiot saddles their unfortunate offspring with the name) in no way detr...



A Story by Tamara

I never encountered cilantro until about 9 years ago. I grew up in south central Florida and had been exposed to little ethnic foods. Even through 10 years of being an Army wife and living in TX and O...



A Story by Barbara

Sometime in the late 1980s, I went to a Mexican restaurant in a mall near me. I had gone there many times and enjoyed their food. This time, the dish I ordered tasted funny. I can't remember what i...



A Story by Dean

It started out innocently enough. About ten years ago, the four of us were enjoying a leisurely day walking around a North Chicago neighborhood and at lunchtime we decided to stop into one of these n...



A Story by Bug-bug

My first experience with cilantro was not directly with the herb itself, but with the a simple science experiment. As a sophmore in high school, my science class had a large unit on genetics. To il...



A Story by Valerie

about one year ago i decided to go on a grand adventure... i decided to become an exchange studnet. i choose the country of Costa Rica beacuse i speak spanish and suppossidly the food is delicious. bo...



A Story by Sarah

I have hated cilantro for my entire life. And if we have previous lives, those too. My parents tried to tell me it was spinach or some other herb when I was little, just so I would eat the dishes they...



A Story by Camille

I never really thought about it tasting like soap, I just knew that I didn't like its flavour, but that I especially couldn't stand its smell. When my mom would be cutting some up, in the kitchen, th...



A Story by Jeff

I recentley lived in Chile for two years. The first month I was there I was presented, at a house of a native Chilean, with a very aptizing looking dish of salmon, avocado and green leafy plant that I...



A Story by Peter

At our office today, we ordered in some Asian food for lunch.

We ate together in the conference room, everyone was happy and chatting and then….”it” hit me... that God Awful taste and smell ...



A Story by Judy

I have always hated the taste of cilantro or coriandernbut didn't realize I was allergic until I was at the produce section of the supermarket waiting to order a platter. the manager came in with a b...



A Story by Ian

Last night I went to a favorite Tandoori restaurant with my wife and some friends. I have known for some time that I dislike cilantro as I once had it sprinkled on some pizza and I couldn't finish the...



A Story by Lisa

Actually, we avoided a horrible mishap thanks to this web site. My husband was in the kitchen trying a new recipe for arroz verde (Mexican rice dish), since he invited his mom over for lunch. He was ...



A Story by Chris

A few years ago I was making some salsa for a party. Oh it was going to be so good. Fresh tomatoes, peppers yum yum. Before I added the cilantro called for I had tasted it, I should have stopped the...



A Story by Barbara Farnsworth

We moved to west San Jose, California many decades ago. I did not encounter cilantro at all while growing up. Being from the east, it was never in our home, and it was not found in any restaurant I v...



A Story by Ara0062

I first determined there was something I was allergic to in Tex-Mex food when my tongue would swell up and my mouth cover itself in blisters. As I got older, I got a job and was promoted to a cashier ...



A Story by Kris Cline

I first encountered cilantro in some homemade salsa that my mom made. I couldn't get over how horrible it was and how I was the only one who seemingly noticed. At that time, I didn't know it was cilan...



A Story by Bobby

When I was a boy some 40 years ago, we played in these caves. The caves had a rank odor and would leave an unpleasant taste in the mouth. It was caused by a large population of bats in the caves. Bat ...



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