Cilantro (Coriander Leaves) 500g
|The leaves are also referred to as "coriander leaves" as they come from the coriander plant. Cilantro is the Spanish word for coriander.|
Used in Chutneys, in Asian and Indian salads, salsas, guacamole and as a garnish. It is preferable to add the cilantro to the dish in the last 5 minutes of cooking.
It has a clean and lemony flavour.
Chemicals derived from Coriander leaves were found to have antibacterial properties against Salmonella Enterica.
Fresh leaves have a soapy taste!
Cilantro was one of the first introduced plants into the Northern Americas by English settlers.
10% of Westerners do not like the flavour of coriander leaves.
Coriander plants contain organic compound which are also found in insects.
Cilantro was favourite herb amongst Greeks, Hebrews and Romans of Antiquity.
Country of Origin!
Culpepers' Cilantro comes from Israel!