Some People Can't Stand The Taste Of Cilantro, Here's Why
Jun 29, 2015
As it happens, unlike many other foods which can be called "acquired tastes," cilantro really is just plain disgusting to a small portion of the population. When Hank Green and the rest of the team at SciShow on YouTube were asked why, they put together this awesome video to explain it.
For some people, specifically up to 14% of people, that delicious bowl of freshly made pico de gallo on the picnic table this summer will inspire not delight but sheer terror. Especially when someone says, "you just have to try this salsa I made." For these people, the idea that anyone could find cilantro appealing is unimaginable. To them, cilantro is basically the worst thing on the planet.