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The first time I remember tasting or noticing cilantro was when I was about 18 and visiting my mother in England. I was cooking one of those instant pack of curried rice, and started noticing a horrib...



A Story by Java McJugg

I worked at a fancy pants college town deli when I first started college. All my sophisticated college student co-workers were in love with it and put it in everything.

Somebody was making a...



A Story by Kofi Jones

SOAPY HELL. Yes, there must be some kind of cilantro gene and said gene must have the characteristic of making its carier percieve cilantro's taste as soapy. My loathing of cilantro began when my mot...



A Story by Guillermo

I was 5 years old when I tasted for the first time that Cilantro thing. Now I am 68 and still I can not take it.
In Mexico the main chain restaurants, VIPS and Sanborn's now serve the guacamole wi...



A Story by Corey

ok, So I had just heard two strange un-related food facts. 1: Some people think Cilantro tastes like soap, and this may be a genetic thing. 2: garlic + Olive Oil can Breed Botchulism. The Garlic thing...



A Story by Aaron

I'm not sure I remember the first time I had cilantro but when I did it quickly pushed anchovies and chives from first place of foods that make me gag. I hate it! I've always said its my kryptonite. ...



A Story by Todd

It's amazing how extreme the reactions to Cilantro are. I never new what Cilantro was until I visited a fancy restaurant with family one night. I'm a meat and potatoes kinda guy and the menu had lit...



A Story by Ruth

I think I first tasted Cilantro in curry. I kept getting sick after eating it. I finally went to the doctor and after many tests discovered that I'm allergic to it. My throat closes up and my face bec...



A Story by Mrs Deborah Cox

I used to like Indian Food but somehow all they do is smother it with cilantro (coriander in the UK). Several times we have ordered an Indian Takeaway and told them not to put coriander on it only to ...



A Story by CM

I HATE cilantro. I think it is the worst taste that someone can surprise you with in food. My father shares my hatred and I only recently discovered that my paternal grandfather also despised the di...



A Story by Adriane

The first time I tasted cilantro was when I was at a Thia Restaurant and I ordered some kind of soup. The soup had cilantro in it and when I tasted it I thought it was absolutely disgusting. It tast...



A Story by Michael

I grew up in Houston and have eaten Tex Mex all my life. Iíve been living in the Northeast off and on for the past 26 years. Just canít find decent Tex Mex here regardless of whether it has that wee...



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Let me just say that I don't remember exactly when I first had Cilantro but perhaps 3-5 years ago at a restaurant. What I do remember is that I thought there was something wrong with food as it taste...



A Story by Reuel

My worst cilantro mishap occurred in a French restaurant in the SF Bay area. I ordered "Scallops Thermadore" ($28!) and it came with a sprinkling of the green menace all over. I could smell ...



A Story by Nancie Yomtov

I have the world's best cilantro detector. I have learned that when in India, the message is, no coriander. In Thailand, "mai pa chee".

Nancie Yomtov...



A Story by Alli

For years I thought I was allergic to Indian food. I couldn't figure out what the problem was. I'm not a picky eater at all so I wanted to try this new, ethnic cuisine. (I was in high school at the...



A Story by Jeremy

I hated cilantro for a long time before I even knew what it was. My friends and I would go to this vietnamese resaurant where they used cilantro as a garnish. At the time I thought it was parsley - ...



A Story by Elizabeth

I live in Austin, Texas, a wonderful city which, having both a large yuppie population and heavy Tex-Mex influence, is a most unfortunate place to be a cilantro hater. Recently I went to a well-known ...



A Story by Jen

My boyfriend is allergic to cilantro. His first run-in was at a mexican joint we always used to go to. All of a sudden they started putting cilantro in their salsa. We loved their food, and it was ...



A Story by Ryan

So, something very unusual happened to me last weekend.

I'm one of the unfortunate members of society who has the gene that makes cilantro taste like soap. I can sometimes ignore VERY small ...



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