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Old 11-11-2015, 07:30 AM   #1
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Do you like cilantro?

I hate cilantro. So do my son and grandson. I was looking some stuff up about the possible genetic link to cilantro hating and saw Julia Child also disliked it with a passion.

Are you are lover or hater? Is there a trend in your family?
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Old 11-11-2015, 08:26 AM   #2
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I am a lover, but it took time to acquire the taste.
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It's a strong flavor. I do like it, but used sparingly.
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I do not like cilantro. My mom and sister do not like it either.
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I like it, but in moderation. My husband HATES it. He has what we call the "soap gene." It tastes like soap to him, and I've heard others who are haters say the same thing. It is definitely a genetic thing rather than an exposure thing, though. Funny, isn't it? Not sure there are any other genetic taste things quite as prevalent as the cilantro one.
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I can tell you I don't like the smell of it - I have no clue about the flavor as I've never tried it. My bunny Rapunzel liked it and she's the only reason why I bought it. Bun Bun (my current bunny) doesn't get the option of eating it or not, I only get her parsley.
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I would rather eat a bar of soap than cilantro. Or even a Dole Whip instead of cilantro.
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I love cilantro especially in salsa and pico de gallo!
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I do like cilantro. My fave Mexican restaurant makes the most delicious soft tacos with pork carnitas, salsa, and a ton of cilantro. I could eat them every day.
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Love it ! I use it often with no complaints. It is a spice where a little goes a long way. I like to pair it with cumin often.
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Not a fan. I too have the "Soap Gene" which makes it taste- not right. My husband can't stand it either.
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I'm so surprised by the responses on here!

I LOVE cilantro and could eat it everyday in almost anything. We use it so much that we have our own plant in the kitchen!
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