June 15th, 2010
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cilantro, coriander
Category: Ingredient
Definition: A bright green, leafy plant used in Asian and Latin American cuisines, it has a uniquely pungent flavor. Many people have what seems to be a genetic predisposition to finding the taste of cilantro to be unpleasant - similar to that of soap. Coriander seeds come from cilantro plants, and are an important spice in pickling

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