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Coriander, a relative of parsley, is indigenous to southern Europe and the Mediterranean. It was used in ancient Egypt for medicinal and culinary purposes and has been popular in Britain since Tudor times.


How To Use Coriander

Corainder leaves have a tangy, citrus flavour. They are excellent added to Mexican, Indian and Thai dishes. The flavour becomes more apparent once the leaves are added to cooked dishes.

How To Prepare Coriander

Wash before use. Coriander leaves can be used whole or chopped.

How To Cook Coriander

Add whole or chopped leaves to curries, stir fries, chillies and couscous prior to serving.

How To Store Coriander

Refrigerate for freshness.

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