Coriander is not an herb, but is the seed of an herb used extensively in Mexican cuisine—cilantro. Classified as a spice, coriander is one of the oldest known cultivated and traded botanicals with a history that dates to ancient Greece and Rome. Coriander seed is still popular throughout the world today, and is featured in Latin American, Asian, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisines. See also cilantro.
Coriander Seed Powder, 1/4 lb
Coriander is the seed of the herb cilantro.
In sharp contrast to the leaf of the latter, coriander seed lends a warm and slightly citrus-like flavor to foods. Use powdered coriander seed in curries, chili, puddings and custards, sauces and baked goods.