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Old 23.01.2014, 14:17
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The very best salsa and guacamole I had in my life in Southern California relied on fresh coriander to make it the perfect dish. I adore the stuff. The fresher the better!
Can't make real guac without cilantro! (and cumin....lots & lots of cumin!)

Also absolutely essential for pico de gallo and ceviche!
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Old 23.01.2014, 14:29
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Do you guys know this cool Syrian kebab place on Langstrasse? Left hand side if walking from Zurich HB. Mind-blowing kebabs there, I really recommend to try it...
and btw it is full of fresh coriander

can you re-check the road-name ? As Langstrasse does not go off from HB
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Old 23.01.2014, 14:32
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I have silver mint-julep glasses.

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I've seen those too--very pretty. They make lovely flower vases.
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Re: Coriander Ruins My Life!

I've really enjoyed reading this silly thread. Thought I was alone in my absolute hatred of coriander and cumin. The one herb I dislike more than coriander is dill which I can smell a mile off. I love salmon, but gravelax revolts me because of the dill.


On the other hand, I really like garlic, celery and parsley.
I suppose we're all strange in some way or another but, in the great scheme of things, it doesn't matter too much.
Just saying this in case you were thinking of asking me to dinner
It's amusing how different our taste buds are.
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Old 23.01.2014, 14:36
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Re: Coriander Ruins My Life!

I think the OP's complaint is that it's often added into dishes without any option.

Personally I don't mind it but I have family members who loathe it, and they complain that, particularly in curries, it's often added to the dish chopped up into tiny pieces, so it can't be picked out. If it's mentioned in the menu, they can avoid but if it isn't....
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Old 23.01.2014, 14:55
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Re: Coriander Ruins My Life!

I love all kind of herbs and spices.
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Old 23.01.2014, 14:58
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can you re-check the road-name ? As Langstrasse does not go off from HB
No it doesn't but it is close. Walking distance from HB. And I meant it is on your left hand side if you are going from that direction. For a moment I thought I misspelled the famous street.
It is on Langstrasse for sure
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Old 23.01.2014, 18:15
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I've really enjoyed reading this silly thread. Thought I was alone in my absolute hatred of coriander and cumin. The one herb I dislike more than coriander is dill which I can smell a mile off. I love salmon, but gravelax revolts me because of the dill.


On the other hand, I really like garlic, celery and parsley.
I suppose we're all strange in some way or another but, in the great scheme of things, it doesn't matter too much.
Just saying this in case you were thinking of asking me to dinner
It's amusing how different our taste buds are.
As said before, I love Cumin, Coriander, Cardamom, Celery, Carrots, Harissa, SoySauce, Onions, and herbs
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Old 23.01.2014, 18:20
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As said before
Wolli, there is a finite number of words in the English language and n! combinations. I think you've said EVERYTHING before.
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Here a


lovely looking CELERY SALAD

add some olive oil and a bit of vinegar and some soy sauce and it is perfect
Problem is that's not celery..... but grated celariac. Very similar taste, but this is celery;



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No it doesn't but it is close. Walking distance from HB. And I meant it is on your left hand side if you are going from that direction. For a moment I thought I misspelled the famous street.
It is on Langstrasse for sure
thanks. Will check it shortly.
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Old 23.01.2014, 18:51
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Problem is that's not celery..... but grated celariac. Very similar taste, but this is celery;


Celery / Sellerie here is the stuff I had on my picture. It of course is produced out of the stuff in your picture.
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Old 23.01.2014, 19:13
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Re: Coriander Ruins My Life!

In French both kinds are celery. Celeri-branche or celeri-rave/pomme. They are of the same family.
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Re: Coriander Ruins My Life!

In ENGLISH one is called celery. The other is celeriac.
Americans just possibly might call it celery root, but it's not the root of the plant that produces the branched form.
This is the English Forum after all, and I'm feeling pedantic today.

Wollishofener's salad looks suspiciously like remoulade, which is made with grated celeriac (the root vegetable), and not celery (the stalks and leaves of a member of the same family).
They have the same taste though, so if someone hates celery, he'll hate them both.
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In ENGLISH one is called celery. The other is celeriac.
Americans just possibly might call it celery root, but it's not the root of the plant that produces the branched form.
This is the English Forum after all, and I'm feeling pedantic today.

Wollishofener's salad looks suspiciously like remoulade, which is made with grated celeriac (the root vegetable), and not celery (the stalks and leaves of a member of the same family).
They have the same taste though, so if someone hates celery, he'll hate them both.
I beg to disagree. Both do NOT have the same taste at all. Celery tastes very strong, and I personally do not like it.

Celeriac, though, is delicious, in salad or in a soup, mixed with other vegetables. The taste is more subtle.
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Re: Coriander Ruins My Life!

Hi to all.
I live in Thailand most of the year, and grow a lot of Coriander.
Have it daily , straight from the garden, with or without chilli's.
Broccoli is like an "enchanted forest" but Coriander is like being reborn.










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In ENGLISH one is called celery. The other is celeriac.
Americans just possibly might call it celery root, but it's not the root of the plant that produces the branched form.
This is the English Forum after all, and I'm feeling pedantic today.

Wollishofener's salad looks suspiciously like remoulade, which is made with grated celeriac (the root vegetable), and not celery (the stalks and leaves of a member of the same family).
They have the same taste though, so if someone hates celery, he'll hate them both.

here the entry of the OXFORD DICTIONARY

Translation of Sellerie in English:


Sellerie der

Pronunciation: /ˈzɛləri/

celeriac (Stangensellerie) celery

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SYNO Eppich | Sellerie | Zeller [österr.]
Sellerie {m} {f} [Knollen- und Gewürzsellerie]celeriacgastr.Sellerie {m} {f} [österr. nur {f}]celery [Apium graveolens]bot.
smallage [Apium graveolens]bot.Sellerie {pl}celeriesbot.gastr.Sellerie blanchierento blanch celerygastr.blanchierter Sellerie {m}blanched celerygastr.Feinblättriger Sellerie {m}wild celery [Apium leptophyllum, syn.: A. ammi, A. tenuifolium, Cyclospermum leptophyllum]bot.
wild parsley [Apium leptophyllum, syn.: A. ammi, A. tenuifolium, Cyclospermum leptophyllum]bot.
marsh parsley [Apium leptophyllum, syn.: A. ammi, A. tenuifolium, Cyclospermum leptophyllum]bot.
slender celery [Apium leptophyllum, syn.: A. ammi, A. tenuifolium, Cyclospermum leptophyllum]bot.
fine-leaved celery [Apium leptophyllum, syn.: A. ammi, A. tenuifolium, Cyclospermum leptophyllum]bot.Result at the bottom Celery and seleriac are the same --- everything else is hairsplitting science
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Re: Coriander Ruins My Life!

OK: I have the large hardbacked Oxford dictionary open infront of me


CELERIAC = 'variety of celery with a root like a turnip'
CELERY ='plant whose blanched stem is used as salad and vegetable
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Result at the bottom Celery and seleriac are the same --- everything else is hairsplitting science
Wrong.

As has been pointed out, they are members of the same family, with a similar flavour, but celeriac has a big bulbous root which is the part you use, throwing the stalks/leaves away, whereas celery does not have a separate root ball at all, and it's the stalks that are used.
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I beg to disagree. Both do NOT have the same taste at all.
Actually, the taste is quite similar, celeriac simply being somewhat milder.

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