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A Story by Yummy

Oh my - I thought I was the only one. I feel so liberated.

My friends adore this vile, putrid menance, and tend to sprinkly on everything we eat. Dish after dish of loveliness destroyed in a...



A Story by Sandra

I managed to escape the evil that is cilantro until I was well into my 20's, and was lucky enough to be surrounded by loving friends who were able to explain and comfort me through the experience.


A Story by Everglade

It affects us Canadians too!

Vile substance that makes everything taste of dirty dishwater.

I hate cilantro. I hate it and the horse it rode in on....



A Story by Mike

I managed to live for over 30 years without coliander leaf (it isn't a part of bristish food - was was brought up in the UK). Then I went to live in Venezuela where it is frequently used.

At...



A Story by Elise Plyler

I have hated cilantro since I was a little kid. I think I inherited this dislike from my father. It was always a silent, hidden enemy, waiting for me to bite into my burrito or dip into some salsa. Ev...



A Story by Anonymous

Your website could mention more prominently that 'cilantro' is also known as Chinese parsley and more commonly as coriander in Europe, and perhaps add a page describing it. That would encourage a more...



A Story by Martha

This place is sweet! I love the story about the guy who ate the bicycle. Incredible. I'm violently allergic to cilantro/coriander. I ended up in the intensive care unit with a tube down my throat ...



A Story by Rebecca

As the daughter of a midwestern mom whose only cooking spices included salt, pepper, and a bit of paprika, I never encountered cilantro growing up. On an exchange trip to Taiwan in college, I bit int...



A Story by Maggie

During college I learned to eat and enjoy a wide variety of foods from the far east - Indian, Japanese (raw fish, yum!), Thai, etc. So when I returned to Northern Virginia after graduation, I decided ...



A Story by Miss Poppy

Until now I thought I was alone, but that was okay, because everyone else was obviously out of their minds.

I was a foodie, had been in the business 15 years, and was quite an adventurous ea...



A Story by Arthur

Oh my God i thought i was the only one...okay you see i hate cilanto. i really do. with a passion. its a running joke with my family and friends. for some reason, not only do i find cilantro absolut...



A Story by Adam T.

A blurry memory, but important nonetheless, i remember going through my family refrigerator as a child, and grabbing the cilantro to see what it was, and immediately freaking out as the scent got all ...



A Story by Larissa

One night a group of us went to what is "supposed" to be one of the best Thai restaurants in Sydney, and the memory of that night will forever be burnt into my memory, in a way that things s...



A Story by LadyInBlack

I was young, it was my first full-time job. I often went out with my friends mid-week and got insanely drunk, as 19-year-olds (in Australia) do... one day I came to work, struggled through the morning...



A Story by Raygan

I went over to my friend Lily's house on the promise that she was going to make burgers and that they were going to be AWESOME. Turns out it was actually her mother making the burgers, and the woman w...



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I managed a fastfood Mexican restaurant about 14 years ago. In the mornings, I chopped the cilantro for the pico de gallo sauce. I can still smell it in my nightmares. That horrid smell would perme...



A Story by D Turing

At a fancy-pants pizza/pasta place in Atlanta they have a bbq chicken pizza, with cilantro. I always make them swap it out for basil!...



A Story by Marcelo

I am from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Back in 1989, Cilantro was an almost exotic thing to know about here, but I happened to live for half a year in Bogotá, Colombia, and stumble upon this kitchen plagu...



A Story by Geoscott

The first time I discovered the nasty herb, I was working at a restaurant here in Northern California (as a dishwasher. My first teenage job.)

We received free meals, but the restaurant was a...



A Story by Andrea

OHHHH YAY Im not alone! I friggin HATE those little things. The first time I ever had it, was in a taco, where I must have eaten like a cilantro leaf the size of....of..a tiny TV remote control butto...



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