[LMB] OT: Green Chicken Enchiladas

Pat Mathews mathews55 at msn.com
Tue Sep 17 14:33:46 BST 2013

> From: jrj at fidalgo.net
> To: lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk
> Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2013 00:36:43 -0400
> Subject: Re: [LMB] OT:  Green Chicken Enchiladas
> No, but --  en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coriander‎  -- Coriander (Coriandrum
> sativum), also known as cilantro, Chinese parsley or dhania, is an annual
> herb in the family Apiaceae.
> ...And I finally found out what spice I was allergic to:  Cilantro.  And,
> betcha, coriander.  Might be why I've always disliked Mexican food, without
> ever realizing the true cause.  Of course, I might be allergic to the red
> hot stuff as well as just disliking it.  But enough cilantro will send me to
> the emergency for a shot, although in small amounts it just makes my lips
> swell up.
> --
> Entwife Judy
> Who believes the status quo is seldom well enough to be let alone
To many people, cilantro tastes like soapy dishwater. I'm one of them. But cilantro and comino (cumin) are staple spices in this cuisine, and I don't mind the dried cilantro as part of a spice mix nearly as much.

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