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A Story by Francisco

Ever since I have memory, I hate cilantro. Unlike many of you, I don't recall the first time I tasted it. All my life I've been bombarded with cilantro. Me, being a Mexican, anywhere I go I'll find ci...



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When I was very young, maybe 10 or so, my parents took me to Ernie's, our favorite Mexican restaurant. This was in South Gate, California around 1955 or so. Not being an adventurous child, I was eatin...



A Story by Jay

the first time I encountered the hated weed was about 15 years ago at a mexican restaurant. i sent my food back, as I thought that my dish was improperly washed...I definitely tasted an awful soapy ta...



A Story by C

I first discovered the devil's herb when i was maybe 12 or 13 years old. I ordered a jambalaya rice bowl from this hoity-toity restaurant. unknowingly, cilantro was added to the dish. It looked tasty,...



A Story by Tony

My first run in with cilantro was in an East Indian dish my brother ordered me for my 26th birthday. Ate two bites and swore off East Indian food forever thinking it was the curry that tasted so ranci...



A Story by Lis

Found this page a few years ago after my first real shock like encounters with cilantro. I was backpacking through the US and down through central america and never ever had I given that uncanny herb ...



A Story by Patrik Andersson

It started as any other day, all was good. A couple of colleagues and I decided to grab some lunch at this hipster asian food place. They served 3 daily meals that day: a ramen soup, meat and someth...



A Story by Bailey Cambra

My story is not a kind one, it burns my soul as much as the cilantro burns my lips. The words of this tale toils against my larynx, which is made moist by the stinging bliss of the leafy, green devil....



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My (late) husband and I lived in Northern California for several years. He was a hater too, one of many things over which we bonded.

A favorite restaurant was Ming's in Palo Alto, and a favo...



A Story by Sylvester

The first time I can confidently remember encountering the Devil Weed was in Thailand. My family and I just arrived at Bangkok and we were starving. Since it was our first time in this country, we dec...



A Story by Felipe

My name is Felipe and I live in Brazil, my mom used to cook very very very well, she always made different dishes using different spices. She worked as a teacher in a public school, and some day a wom...



A Story by Erin R.

I know some may find this hard to believe, but I had never had cilantro until I was about 20 years old. I had been to Don Pablos plenty of times before "the incident" and hadn't experienced ...



A Story by ReyRey

Since I was a little boy eating in the Mexican restaurants and at my Grandmothers or some relative, I used to gag when I would taste a foul disgusting taste. For the longest time my parents would get...



A Story by Mike

This vile plant. What an abomination.
I had encountered the taste randomly on two or three occasions. The first time I discovered it as. Corriander/cilantro was at Jami Olivers cooking class. We m...



A Story by Kendrick Lamar

It was a dark day when the being know as 'cilantro' entered my life. It was night, a Saturday and I was alone. I was lost and I had ventured out to the part of town no one ever goes for there were tal...



A Story by Kozad

I love Thai food. I love Mexican food. I love Vietnamese food. But I don't like cilantro. You can see the problem.

I have been trying very hard to not hate cilantro. To try to like it would b...



A Story by Emma

When I was 12 years old my sister took me to a Mexican restaurant for a late dinner. When it was time to order I orders some fajitas. The restaurant had a side place to put on whatever toppings you'd ...



A Story by Lisa Thayne

I first noticed that Cilantro was not my friend about 9 years ago. I am now almost 50. If I eat Cilantro I get violently ill. It will not digest and stays in my stomach burning until I force myself to...



A Story by Shay

I'm currently traveling around SEA and I have been coming across cilantro filled soups and other dishes and it's basically a living nightmare. I need help figuring out how to ask them not to put cilan...



A Story by Donna

I love to garden organically, and make my own organic salsa. A co-worker was raving about my salsa to another co-worker, who was raised in AZ with Hispanic heritage. He said he'd like to give it a try...



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