What do you taste when you eat cilantro? Do you taste a lime-like freshness that adds a bit of zing to your salsa, or do you taste grandma's potpourri, gag, and wonder why the heck anyone would violate innocent food in such a soapy manner? Why do I taste deliciousness while my husband tastes attempted mouth murder? Well it turns out that our genetics plays a factor in the way we taste this controversial herb. 10 - 14% of people taste soap when they eat cilantro. Check out Hank Green's explanation on his YouTube channel, Sci Show:
Hey there! My name is Lea, and I'm a Canadian Culinary student trying to survive chef life in Denmark. I want to share my journey, and some great food and experiences with others. I believe that anyone can be quite chefy!