Thursday, May 27, 2010

what does cilantro taste like to you?

for every cilantro lover who basks in its citrusy flavor, there is an equal voice that denounces its soapy taste. supposedly there is a cilantro gene that determines what it tastes like to each individual person. julia child was among the many who hated cilantro.

i could eat mexican food every night, but it has become such a chore! we have learned where to eat and not eat based on the chef's flare (or lack there of) for cilantro. some day i swear i am going to tell the chef to stop wasting his time chopping the cilantro and just pour ivory dish soap over my fish tacos. yummy.

photo via mahanandi.


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