100% Organic Cilantro
Traditionally used in cooking, your ultimate culinary herb that is also known as Chinese parsley, coriander leaves, or dhania. It has been around and used in a myriad of cuisines for centuries. An indispensable flavor in Mexican, Southwestern, Asian, Thai, Indian foods, and some more parts of world!
These chopped cilantro leaves have distinctive flavor that differentiates it from the coriander seed of the same plant. A quality, all natural, gourmet seasoning for your dishes, certified organic, processed without using sterilization aids, chemical fertilizers, or pesticides.
It is either love-it or hate-it, no in-between, from different tastes of people. Overall, cilantro adds an aromatic allure, complex yet delicate flavor with a touch of peppery, minty, and lemony taste - a refreshing accent to soups, chili, curries, fish, chicken, salsa, salads, or guacamole. Great as a garnish or can be used in bread soup.
Cilantro leaves contain essential oils with mixed polyphenols, phenolic acids and chemicals, from where they get their flavor and aroma. They also contain antioxidants that promote better health and may help reduce overall lifestyle-related illness.
They have anticancer properties, antiseptic, antifungal, antibacterial effects and said to help in good digestion, nausea relief, headache, gas, and upset stomach.
They are rich in vitamins and minerals like Vitamins A, C and K, and manganese. They can also help cut down sodium intake.
How to Cook with Cilantro:
- Mix in dressings, vegetable dips, ceviche, salsas, rice, and sauces
- Garnish to soups, salads, tacos, spring rolls, rice dishes, and stir fries
- Add in dishes of beans, cheese, fish, and eggs
- Sprinkle on your dishes just before serving as heat diminishes its flavor and aroma
- Pairs well with other spice such as garlic, ginger, or chives.
- Rub on poultry or seafood to season
Organic Cilantro Leaves (Chopped).
Storage: Store in a cool, dark cupboard, away from heat, direct sunlight, and moisture.
Keep tightly closed when not in use.
Shelf Life: 2-3 years
Use within 6 months upon opening.
North African Potato Salad
*recipe courtesy of spicehunter.com
2 lbs. small red potatoes, peeled and quartered
2 large tomatoes, diced
1 sweet onion, very finely diced
2 tsp. The Spice Hunter 100% Organic Ground Cumin
2 tsp. The Spice Hunter 100% Organic Cilantro
2 Tbsp. olive oil
2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
½ cup green olives, pitted and sliced
Salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
In a large pan of boiling water, cook the potatoes until tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Drain well. While the potatoes are still warm, place them in a salad bowl and mix them with the remaining ingredients.
Serve and enjoy!