Coriander Seeds

Toasty and fragrant, coriander seeds come from the cilantro plant. These little spheres have a sweet, earthy, and citrusy aroma that is heightened by toasting gently before use. Often used in pickling, coriander is also a common ingredient in South Indian and North African cuisine. Try these in your next batch of lentil soup!

Materials: dried coriander seeds

Made by: Curio Spice Co.

Made in: MA, USA

Specifications: 1 oz. 

  • Botanical Name: Coriandrum sativum
  • Tasting Notes: Toasty, sweet, earthy, citrusy, orange
  • Pairs Well With: Pickles, legumes, stews

Use: Many cookbooks and recipes from outside North America use coriander to designate the whole plant — leaves, roots, and seeds. Be careful to note whether the recipe calls for the leaves or seeds, as the flavor and usage are quite different.

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