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Cilantro

"Cilantro has a very pungent odor and is widely used in Mexican, Caribbean and Asian cooking."

Cilantro

The Cilantro leaves look a bit like flat Italian parsley and in fact are related. Cilantro has a very pungent odor and is widely used in Mexican, Caribbean and Asian cooking.


In the Middle East the Cilantro leaves are used in pickles, curries, and chutneys. In Mexico and the Southwestern U.S. it is used in everything from salsas and salads to burritos or meat dishes. The coriander seeds are used in sweets, breads, cakes, and to flavor liqueurs. The Cilantro herb matches well with: avocado, fish, ice cream, lamb, lentils, mayonnaise, peppers, pork, rice, salads, salsas, shellfish, tomatoes, and yogurt.