Anti-cilantroids are a dying breed. I figured you'd appreciate the community spirit. >=)
I've always been surprised by the rather stark contrast between pro- and anti-cilantro partisans: people seem to either hate or love the herb. Those who hate it describe the taste in the oddest terms: electricity, soap, spoiled socks. Those who love it don't usually bother with descriptions - there's nothing like it. (Please do correct me if I'm wrong.) Spicy? Um, no... intensely fresh, fragrant, a savoury savior of any dish, especially salads and soups. And meats. And souffles. Cold meals. Warm meals. Working on a cocktail, haven't quite got it figured out yet.
(I attempted to reconfirm this observation today, and promptly got two lukewarm reviews. Ah, well, so much for that theory.)
There are certain tastes which simply cannot be tasted by some people; and vice versa - tastes which can only be distinguished by some people. My guess is that this is one of those cases - take a look at Wikipedia:Supertaster for more information, or make the test. According to that rather unscientific test, I lie somewhere between a supertaster and a regular taster...
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