Acquiring a Taste for Cilantro

Cilantro (Coriandrum sativum), or coriander, is in the same family (Apiaceae) as  anise, caraway, carrot, celery, chervil, coriander (including cilantro), cumin, dill, fennel, hemlock, Queen Anne’s lace, parsley, and parsnip. It is native to the Mediterranean and Asia Minor (now Turkey), and it has been used since at least 5,000 BC. . Ancient herbalists used the crushed seeds and leaves […]