Coriander Cooking Ideas
- Coriander seed has a mild flavour that compliments many different types of food. It is a good spice to experiment with as it's hard to add too much.
- If you've added too much of a strong spice, coriander can help to dilute the stronger flavour.
- Grind and sprinkle on roasted veg before cooking.
- Add whole seeds to a seedy bread dough.
- Toasting coriander seeds, brings out delicious nutty, roasted flavours before adding to your dish. To do this, dry fry coriander seeds in a pan on medium heat for 2-3 mins. Be careful not to burn or they will taste bitter.
- The roasted seeds are a tasty snack on their own!
- Chickpea, butternut squash & harissa tagine
- Thai green curry
- Thai red curry
- Butternut squash and aubergine bhuna
- Spice flavour profile
Coriander is a warming spice, meaning it's not quite sweet and not quite spicy. It has as slightly citrus flavour with some floral notes. It's mildness means it can work in savoury and even sweet recipes. Coriander tastes great with citrus & berry fruits.
- Spice Pairings
Coriander pairs well with many spices. It's often found with cumin as the base of curry blends. Coriander is found in many blends from mixed spice to chilli powders. Coriander seeds go with most other spices so feel free to experiment.
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