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aaronpk
aaronpk
Yesterday there was cilantro in my soup, and suddenly it tasted so much like soap that I couldn't eat it. Over the last few months, I've noticed that cilantro has started tasting bad, but didn't really think much of it. I looked up the food sensitivity list of people who also think cila... aaronparecki.com
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chipotle
chipotle

@aaronpk That's interesting and kind of weird. I also tend to like black coffee, hoppy beers, strong greens, etc. (and spicy foods, although I would not eat a raw habanero!) -- but cilantro has tasted like soap to me for as long as I can remember, although tempering it with something acidic like a lot of lime juice seems to cut back on the Palmolive a lot.

aaronpk
aaronpk
@chipotle interesting, I might have to experiment with adding lime juice next time! Although actually maybe that explains why I haven't really noticed it before, because most of the time in the US I have cilantro on mexican tacos which often have lime juice, but this time it was a mild soup.
klandwehr
klandwehr

@aaronpk My understanding from personal experience and reading is that sensitivity to certain foods can change over time, increasing or decreasing. My mother was a lover of macadamia nuts and would eat them by the hand full, then she started to break out, bye bye macadamia nuts. Unfortunately the same thing may be happening with you and cilantro, which really stinks, especially if you use it a lot