Decennial, a primary constituent of cilantro and also…the defensive secretions of stink bugs. So, maybe cilantro does taste like bugs! But, cilantro lovers may be genetic mutants that have an inability to smell the unpleasant compound. I don’t have that mutation as I’ve had extensive genome sequencing done because my family has a rare defect. (Not related to cilantro.
Yep. Very much a real thing. I suffer from it too. Took me forever to figure out why people like coriander when it just tastes like someone put soap in your mouth and overpowers whatever it is you’re eating. I feel bad for you guys! Ima go make a batch of Pico de Gallo in your honor!