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We don’t like to be filled with hate here at Days Of The Year, but sometimes you need a day when you can have a good old moan about something, right? Well, International I Hate Coriander Day gives you the perfect opportunity to do so! Yes, there are a lot of people out there who love coriander. However, some people hate the little green stuff, and it can be incredibly annoying when they see a meal come out at a restaurant and it has green leaves dotted all over the top. We know that some of you out there are nodding your head right now!

Learn about International I Hate Coriander Day

We all love food, right? However, we all have foods that just don’t do it for us. For example, there are a lot of people that think that putting pineapple on a pizza is criminal! There are then people that don’t like eating seafood of any nature. And now, we have another group of food haters, and of course, we’re talking to those that can’t stand the herb coriander. Trust us, there are more of you than you may realize!

So, what is it about coriander that people hate so much? Well, there has even been some research on the subject. It is believed that genetics could play a key role when it comes to the hate for coriander, as per a study that was carried out at Deakin University.

History of International I Hate Coriander Day

So, where did this hate for coriander begin? Well, it all started a few years ago when a group on Facebook popped up called I Hate Coriander. The group involved a bunch of like-minded individuals who simply hated the herb! They would send messages and create posts about their dislike for coriander and their sheer bafflement at anyone who enjoyed eating it. You may think that this was a tiny little group, but no; it has hundreds of thousands of members! In fact, the group even sell their own merchandise, so it is clear to see that there is a big worldwide group of people who simply hate coriander.

How to observe International I Hate Coriander Day

So, how can you celebrate International I Hate Coriander Day? Well, an obvious place to begin is by making sure you do not have coriander with any of your meals. If you are someone who doesn’t mind the herb or even enjoys eating it, you should try and refrain from eating it on this date.

If you are someone who considers themselves part of the I Hate Coriander crew, you may want to celebrate this day by voicing your hate for the green herb. You can post social media memes and graphics that show your dislike for coriander. You may even want to consider getting yourself some of the I Hate Coriander merchandise and sporting it for the day so that everyone you come into contact with can understand your sheer hate for the widely used herb.

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