Coriander is a pleasantly sweet spice with a lemony top note. Coriander is one of the most used and versatile of all the spices and herbs. The corinader plant produces both a spice, the coriander seed and aromatic herb, coriander leaves, or cilantro. The flavor of the leaves and the seeds are completely different.
Coriander is used in many types of ethnic cooking, such as Latino, Middle Eastern, and Indian. In this country, it is also used to flavor cookies, pastries, breads, sausages and corned beef.