Chimichurri is a very basic uncooked sauce and it does not (and should not) taste particularly good on it's own. It is used to enhance the flavor of meat, so I would not try to read much from how it tastes alone.
1 cup water
1 tbs. coarse salt
1 head garlic, separated into cloves and peeled
1 cup packed fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
1 cup fresh ...
Peeling, cutting, or crushing an onion's tissue releases enzymes called allinases, which convert amino acid sulfoxides into sulfenic acids. The sulfenic acids, in turn, form a mixture of products that includes syn-propanethial-S-oxide (the chemical that triggers tears). This mixture contains the precursors for a variety of compounds that form the flavor of ...