Surprisingly, both cilantro and basil freeze very well. After cutting the leaves, preferably in the early morning while they are freshest, we mix them with a small amount of olive oil... just enough to coat the leaves. They are then packed into freezer bags and frozen for later use. The olive oil makes it really easy to separate the frozen leaves and also adds an extra flavor to the mix.
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Grow Cilantro Indoors Give it space. Plant cilantro seeds in a container at least 8 in (20 cm) deep. It hates to be repotted. Use a pot with a drainage hole and well-drained potting mix to prevent overwatering, which can cause root rot. For the best flavor growing cilantro needs plenty of sun: a sunny spot on a windowsill WATER REGULARLY
Growing Cilantro (Coriander) - How To Grow Cilantro For Delicious Tasting Meals!
Cilantro is a great herb for containers or a window sill herb garden. You can of course also grow coriander in the ground. Just remember that is is a short lived culinary herb that needs to seeded in regular intervals to have an ongoing supply! But because it is so easy to grow this it not a big deal.