Those with East Asian roots, for instance, tend to be cilantro haters, with 21 percent disliking the herb. On the flip side, those with a Middle Eastern background are big fans, with only 3 percent finding the taste repellant. Caucasians, for what it's worth, sit closer to the hating end of spectrum, with 17 percent disliking the taste.
Is this study totally fool-proof? Not at all. While there's growing evidence linking cilantro aversion to a genetic trait, scientists have yet to pin-point the gene. The full results are published in Flavour.
Have you ever noticed if your cilantro love or hate runs in the family?
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