Cilantro, or Coriander as it is known throughout most of the world, is a hairless
plant growing to 20 inches tall and preferring cool temperatures. The seeds are an
important spice in India, in curries, and in pickling and sausage making in Europe.
The leaves are important in Asian dishes and Latin salsas and guacamole. As
prolonged storage and heat quickly destroy the flavor, fresh cilantro is a must. Here
are some of our favorite cilantro recipes from around the world