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Growing coriander

Person Author: Lajos Szabo Calender May 25, 2012 Posted Tags: , , Comment 2 Comments

Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) is native to Southern Europe and North Africa. It is widely used in Asian cooking. Coriander also called cilantro especially in America, because the Spanish word for it is cilantro and it is widely used in Mexican cuisine. It is an annual herb, grown for its leaves and for its seeds. Many dishes mainly the seeds are used as spices rather than the fresh leaves. There are many different coriander varieties out there for example lemon scented one and fine, feather like leaved one, and the ordinary coriander. The leaves vary in shape, lobed broadly at the base and more slender higher on the plant. Coriander grows up to 50 cm tall. After cutting coriander does not keep very well so it is really worth growing your own if you like this somewhat still exotic herb;

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