Coriander leaf, Chinese parsley,
, Mexican parsley,
, green coriander, coriander green, dhania
You either love cilantro or hate it. Its leaves look like flat-leaf parsley's, but note the smaller leaves and lankier stem. Cilantro's flavor isdescribed by some as bright and citrusy, and as soapy by others. This herb popsup in the cuisines of India, Mexico, and Vietnam in dishes likedhania chutney, salsa,andpho.The seeds of the plant are called coriander and are used in some
pickling recipes, as well as in
, a South African sausage.