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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 ...



A Story by Karen

Thank God for IHateCilantro.com!! It's wonderful to know that one is neither crazy nor alone.

I have been the object of derision for years among my friends with reptilian palates who adore...



A Story by Jenny Doll

It was the holiday season of my 18th year, and I was dinnering with my then-boyfriend's Puerto Rican family. Some delicacy was shipped from the homeland, and I was encouraged to try it. Having grown u...



A Story by Robin O'Callaghan

I first discovered I was allergic to cilantro/corriander was in the early 80s when having dinner w/ friends who had recently immigrated from VietNam. the spring rolls smelled delicious, but when I beg...



A Story by Laura

I feel like I have done this experience backwards... I never had a problem with cilantro until 5 years ago when I lost a middle-eastern meal exactly 12 hours after eating it. I assumed it was a "...



A Story by Vanessa

Oh goodness. I don't remember my first cilantro experience but I do remember my worst. My husband, when we were dating, made this beautiful, lovely looking green salad (he was trying to impress me w...



A Story by Tammy

It happened to me last year when my Mom made a "healthy salad". All Iknew is that I bit into this leafy green thing that tasted like shit! I found later that it was cilantro. The real flavor...



A Story by Alyssa

My father, may he rest in peace, knew how much I disliked cilantro. About 10 years ago I came home after school one day and set my bag down on the floor of my room. I smelled something that I recogn...



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I remember it well...My first week working at a Tex Mex Restaurant. I love Mexican food and am the type of person who will pretty much eat anything. Not anymore. I was in a training rotation so I was...



A Story by Bill

I have hated c... for over 35 years, since I walked into my nextdoor neighbor's house and almost collapsed from lack of oxygen from the smell of c... It took a long time to figure out what it was, be...



A Story by Alex

I am Jewish and am active in my schools Hillel. Every passover, part of the seder (the traditional dinner) we dip parsely in salt water. Well whoever was supposed to buy the parsely was obviously no...



A Story by Jim Hilton

I went to college in San Antonio Tx. from '68 to '72 and my parents and uncle both lived in Guadalajara ,Mexico from '75 to '87 so I am not a stranger to Mexican & Tex-Mex foods/cooking. Cilantro ...



A Story by Julie

When my boyfriend and I first started to get serious he invited me to his family reunion as a way to meet the family! As a treat to his family he made his mom's homemade salsa.. He is not exactly the ...



A Story by Andrew

I first REALLY tasted cilantro the first day I went on this site. My mom went to an organic store a bought a mixed salad. After halfway ingesting a long leafy stalk, I felt like I was eating crap. I...



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In 1957 a visted Los Angeles, My friend took me to a Mexican restaurant. This was supposed to be a real treat because there were very few Mexican restaurants in the US then. I had flautos and got naus...



A Story by Aquila

First real cilantro backslap came when I was visiting a close friend's house for her birthday. Her family's background is Middle Eastern, and her mom made tabbouleh, one of the young woman's favorite...



A Story by Molly

My mom was always ahead of the cuisine trends, so about 12 years ago, she made salmon with mango-cilantro chutney for dinner. Ordinarily, her food is fantastic, but my dad and I could barely eat it. W...



A Story by Zim

In Guam, we have this AWESOME restaraunt caled "THe Jamaican Grill." For a while, they had this really good, cilantro-free homemade salsa. Then, one day,as I went to eat there, I tried the...



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For years every time I ate Mexican food, my nose would itch like crazy. For the longest time I attributed it to the rather old decor in our favorite Mexican restaurant but then I noticed this phenomen...



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