Coriander, or cilantro as they call it in USA, is an essential ingredient in many cuisines: Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, Indian, Turkish, Spanish, Portuguese, North African, Mexican, Latin American, you name it. Coriander is an herb you either love or hate. Some people shudder and say it smells like soap while others love its fresh and citrus-like flavour with a hint of ginger. Recent studies reveal that the hate/dislike might be in fact related to people´s genes. Poor souls. If you are one of the lucky ones with a deep love for coriander, you can use it in almost every dish. Taste your way through your recipe folder to discover your own dos and don’ts.
Coriander Tips and Tricks
- Essential herb all over the world
- Coriander has a long germination time, 8 to 10 days, but after that it grows rapidly
- Add the first Height Block 9 to 11 days from sowing, and the second one 4 weeks after sowing
- You can start harvesting 3 weeks from sowing
- Recommended growing time 6 weeks, after that the leaves are too tall