Inverse: Is There a Cilantro Gene? A Food Scientist Clarifies the Science

Inverse: Is There a Cilantro Gene? A Food Scientist Clarifies the Science

Few leafy greens garner as many polarized opinions from adults as does cilantro (known outside the U.S. as coriander). The herb, which has been seasoning foods since around year 2 B.C.E., flavors cuisines worldwide, from fajitas to curries. It’s ubiquitous in herb gardens and garnish repertoire. But for all its staying power and goodness, there’s a question of whether there’s a genetic predisposition to dislike cilantro.

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