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Coriander

Coriandrum sativum

In History

A native of southern Europe, coriander was one of the seeds brought to North America by early settlers.
The herb was utilized by the Romans who used it along with cumin and vinegar to preserve meat. They later introduced coriander to Northern Europe.

Did You Know

Also known as Chinese parsley and Cilantro (leaves), coriander has been used since ancient times, more for its fruits than its leaves, and is said to be the world’s most widely consumed fresh herb.