Cilantro didn’t always taste like soap

From MinuteFood.

Cilantro is one of the most polarizing foods out there – but why? And what do stinkbugs have to do with anything?

๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ถ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐—ป๐—ถ๐˜๐˜๐˜†-๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜๐˜๐˜†:
-Cadwallader, K. R., Surakarnkul, R., Yang, S.-P., & Webb, T. E. (1999). Character-impact Aroma Components of Coriander (Coriandrum Sativum L.) Herb. In F. Shahidi & C.-T. Ho (Eds.), Flavor Chemistry of Ethnic Foods (pp. 77โ€“84). Springer US.
-Eriksson, N., Wu, S., Do, C. B., Kiefer, A. K., Tung, J. Y., Mountain, J. L., Hinds, D. A., & Francke, U. (2012). A genetic variant near olfactory receptor genes influences cilantro preference. Flavour, 1(1), 22.
-Leach, H. (2001). Rehabilitating the โ€œStinking Herbeโ€: A Case Study of Culinary Prejudice. Gastronomica, 1(2), 10โ€“15.
-Running, C., & Hayes, J. (2016). Individual Differences in Multisensory Flavor Perception (pp. 185โ€“210).
-Mauer L. (2011) Genetic determinants of cilantro preference [M.Sc. Thesis]. University of Toronto.
-Mauer, L., & El-Sohemy, A. (2012). Prevalence of cilantro (Coriandrum sativum) disliking among different ethnocultural groups. Flavour, 1(1), 8.
-Spence, C. (2023). Coriander (cilantro): A most divisive herb. International Journal of Gastronomy and Food Science, 33, 100779.
-To Quynh, C. T., Iijima, Y., & Kubota, K. (2010). Influence of the Isolation Procedure on Coriander Leaf Volatiles with Some Correlation to the Enzymatic Activity. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 58(2), 1093โ€“1099.

๐—š๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ (๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ฒ) ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐˜€:

๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ผ๐˜€:

๐—ฆ๐˜‚๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ-๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฝ๐—ณ๐˜‚๐—น ๐—ฒ๐˜…๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜๐˜€ ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ผ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—บ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐—บ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ฐ:
-Angela Lovero, Entomologist at the New Jersey State Department of Agriculture
-Dr. Don Weber, Research Entomologist at the USDA Invasive Insect Biocontrol & Behavior Laboratory
-Dr. Linda Bartoshuk, Bushnell Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Florida

๐—” ๐—›๐—จ๐—š๐—˜ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ธ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—บ๐˜† ๐˜€๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ธ๐—ฏ๐˜‚๐—ด ๐˜€๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ณ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€:
Stephen, Hannah, Donna, Jessica, Janet, Sarah, Ben, Benji, Kiley, Brian, Cheryl, Paige, Aurelio, Scott, Carrie, Austin, Bodhi, Maddux, Mary, Tiffany, Joe, Erin, Nicki, Toshi

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