[geeks] lunchtime poll - cilantro
geeks at sunhelp.org
Wed Apr 18 16:40:27 CDT 2001
On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 04:54:06PM -0400, dave at cca.org wrote:
> david at cantrell.org.uk writes:
> >I've been wondering what cilantro is all day, but now that I'm near a web
> >browser ... aaahhh, coriander. I like to use it in fish dishes - for
> >example, I rub it in to trout, with a smidgeon of dill. And no, it
> >doesn't taste like soap :-)
> I thought cilantro and coriander were different parts of the same
> plant? Maybe?
Yeah, Reagan and I figgered it out.
cilantro (in US English) == leaves == coriander (in British English)
coriander (in US English) == seeds == coriander seed (in British English)
I can't stand the seeds. They taste how hospital wards smell - not of
soap, but disinfectant. The leaves on the other hand - mm-hmmmm.
I once had a very interesting beer which had had a mixture of hops and
coriander (leaves) added in the barrels.
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