May 27, 2004

Herby Health

Cilantro. Killer. (of bacteria).

Too bad I hate it. And I do mean hate. Tastes like dish soap. (Don't ask how I know).

Indulge if you like it, though. Could stop Salmonella, purveyor of severe vomiting and dehydration.


Posted by hln at May 27, 2004 04:45 PM | Nutrition | TrackBack

I agree on cilantro--bleech!!!! It DOES taste like soap...

Posted by: Susie at May 28, 2004 09:29 AM

I third the motion. It is especially bad in hot sauce. A little is ok, but in excess, it ruins vast quantities of food items.

Posted by: King of Fools at May 31, 2004 11:21 AM

Yep, a very little cilantro goes a long long way.

Posted by: Ted at June 1, 2004 10:38 AM

Hey Guys, did you know that there is actually a gene that predisposes you to tasting cilantro as soap? It's a simple inheritance from your parents. So check it out. Ask your parents if they think cilantro tastes like soap. Then go ask an evolutionary biologist about it. Just like curling your tongue, this is the product of genetics! Enjoy!

Posted by: Alexander at January 31, 2005 11:23 AM