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Old 06-22-2019, 03:10 PM   #1
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Love or Hate Cilantro

Interesting article where apparently some people taste Cilantro as "soapy". Myself, I love the stuff and think it tastes "citrusy" (if that is a word).

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Do you love it, hate it or "meh"
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Old 06-22-2019, 03:15 PM   #2
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I love the smell and taste of cilantro. It tastes so fresh to me. I'm sorry for the people that lucked out in the lottery genes and taste soap instead.
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I like it too, but think it tastes more like cilantro than soap or citrus.
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Old 06-22-2019, 03:28 PM   #4
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Couldn't live without it. It's always in our fridge.
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Old 06-22-2019, 03:31 PM   #5
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I have never had unless it was used as a garnish on a meal out somewhere sometime but I doubt it. No interest in eating "food" like that.
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Old 06-22-2019, 03:34 PM   #6
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I like it too, but think it tastes more like cilantro than soap or citrus.

You should know living in the land of Cilantro. When I lived in Ventura, sometimes they had the fields planted in cilantro, onions and tomatos. It was like driving through a bowl of salsa.
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I have never had unless it was used as a garnish on a meal out somewhere sometime but I doubt it. No interest in eating "food" like that.

You've probably had it in salsa even if you didn't know it.
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DW just made up a batch of cilantro jalapeño hummus. Can't wait to dig in!
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Old 06-22-2019, 03:57 PM   #9
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I can tolerate a small (very small) amount, it is soapy to me if too much is used.
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Love. Just makes things taste "fresh"!
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I love it more in Indian restaurants. From the store or the garden, it tastes different, less flavorful. DH doesn’t like it, so he says. But he loves my fresh salsa. Little does he know...
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I love it. I say: "fresh".
Wife hates it. She says: "soapy".
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I love it. Use it nearly every day. Very fresh and aromatic. DW loves it as well. We grow it in the garden here from mid-March through early May.
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we were going to grow it, but my local Mexican market always has it, sometimes for 3 bunches for a dollar. Why bother?
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we were going to grow it, but my local Mexican market always has it, sometimes for 3 bunches for a dollar. Why bother?

My cilantro goes to seed very fast. I've given up growing it and just buy it at the market.
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Love. Just makes things taste "fresh"!
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Slightly citrus-y, fresh, not objectionable at all. Don't know where they get the "soapy" from!
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I have never had unless it was used as a garnish on a meal out somewhere sometime but I doubt it. No interest in eating "food" like that.
Guess that leaves more for the rest of us!
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We love it and use it in many of our dishes.
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My cousin says to her it tastes like dirty socks.


I asked how she knew that.
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