Yesterday I found out that coriander is the same thing as cilantro. I'm so embarrassed, and my mind is blown.

I moved to the UK from the US a year and a half ago and was very sad about the fact that I could never find cilantro in supermarkets. Yesterday, I complained to a friend... and I learned. I'm still in shock over this revelation, and I'm ashamed that I never stopped to try this mysterious coriander herb I kept seeing. Help me feel better - what other embarrassing food name mistakes/mix-ups have you made? Edit: I didn't expect this to get so much attention. Living in the US I didn't know that coriander as in seeds were even a thing, so just learned thanks to you guys too! Now... time for me to finally be able to make guac again! submitted by /u/annamagda to r/Cooking [link] [comments]

I moved to the UK from the US a year and a half ago and was very sad about the fact that I could never find cilantro in supermarkets. Yesterday, I complained to a friend... and I learned. I'm still in shock over this revelation, and I'm ashamed that I never stopped to try this mysterious coriander herb I kept seeing.

Help me feel better - what other embarrassing food name mistakes/mix-ups have you made?

Edit: I didn't expect this to get so much attention. Living in the US I didn't know that coriander as in seeds were even a thing, so just learned thanks to you guys too! Now... time for me to finally be able to make guac again!

submitted by /u/annamagda to r/Cooking
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