Cilantro

Grown in ancient Greece and even discovered in Egyptian tombs, cilantro has been used as a culinary herb since at least 5,000 B.C. The leaves of the Coriandrum sativum are frequently referred to as cilantro, while the seeds are most commonly called coriander. Cilantro leaves have an amazingly fresh, intoxicating aroma smell described by some as "soapy" The stems also have a strong odour and flavour. Leaves and stems pair well with piquant foods, such as in the cuisines of the US Southwest, Latin America, Southeast Asia, India, the Middle East, and in parts of northern Africa. Recent studie..

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