The science of cilantro: Inspired by a study suggesting…

The science of cilantro:

Inspired by a study suggesting that crushing coriander [known as "cilantro" in American English] sped up the rate at which plant enzymes break down aldehyde molecules — perhaps removing those to which coriander-haters are most sensitive — [Harold McGee] recommends grinding up these ingredients for a mild, pesto-like sauce.