Origin of cilantroSp, variant, variety of culantro from Classical Latin coriandrum, coriander
The fresh stems and finely divided young leaves of the coriander plant, used in salads and various dishes as a flavoring and garnish. Also called Chinese parsley . Also called coriander .
Origin of cilantroSpanish alteration of Late Latin coliandrum from Latin coriandrum ; see coriander .
- (US) the leaves of the coriander plant, Coriandrum sativum.
- Though adding mangoes to salsa or sesame oil and cilantro to grilled lamb may not be the traditional fare of Mexico or Japan, these sorts of culinary combinations are the essence of California creativity.
- If you are able to grow your own herbs, you might consider growing parsley, cilantro, chives, rosemary, basil, sage, oregano and marjoram, or whatever herbs you will use frequently.
- Spices come from the bark, seeds, roots and fruit of plants, such as ginger root, cinnamon, coriander (which comes from the seeds of the cilantro plant) and pepper (berries).
- Herbs and Spices - Take a glimpse into the spice rack or herb garden, and you'll find garlic, parsley, dill, mint, oregano, cilantro, basil, rosemary, fennel, and cinnamon.
- Grow herbs that you would like to eat, whether that's basil, oregano, parsley, cilantro, rosemary, thyme, sage, all of the above, or something else.