What is it? Coriander is the seed of
Coriandrum sativum, a plant in the parsley family commonly known as
cilantro. The aroma is like a blend of lemon and sage.
Where does it come from? Coriander comes from
Morocco and Romania.
What's it's history? Coriander could be one
of the first spices used by mankind, having been known as early as 5000
BC. The Old Testament "manna" is described as "white like
Coriander Seed." In Exodus 16:31. The Romans spread it throughout
What do you do with it? Coriander is one of
the ingredients of Indian curries, it is also used in making gin, American
cigarettes, sausages and has a multitude of uses in Mediterranean cooking.
What we do with it? We generously add it to
our blend of Turkish coffee following the example of our Libyan and
Moroccan friends. We call the coffee Berber Coffee.
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