Friday, February 13, 2009

A little cilantro never hurt nobody!

I freakin' love cilantro. Just take a look at my homemade pico:

That's fresh chopped tomatoes, chopped onions, serrano peppers, garlic and a lot of cilantro.

As hard as it is for me to believe, there are some folks in this world who don't like cilantro. Nay, they cannot stand cilantro. The Wall Street Journal tells us 'bout it:

Cilantro lovers say it has a refreshing, lemony or limelike flavor that complements everything from guacamole to curry. It's a key ingredient in a range of ethnic cuisines, including Mexican, Indian and Chinese.

But few foods elicit such heated negative reactions. Many people say it tastes soapy, rotten or just plain vile. Just a whiff of it is enough to make them push away their plates.

Read the entire article here.

1 comment:

Brian Stanley said...

Cilantro is not my favorite herb but I don't think I would go so far as to join a Facebook page to bitch about it.