Exodus 16:31

And the house of Israel called the name of it Manna: and it was like coriander seed, white; and the taste of it was like wafers made with honey.
Read Chapter 16

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Manna. This miraculous food, with which the children of Israel were nourished and supported during their sojourning in the wilderness, was a figure of the bread of life, which we receive in the blessed sacrament, for the food and nourishment of our souls, during the time of our mortal pilgrimage, till we come to our eternal home, the true land of promise: where we shall keep an everlasting sabbath: and have no further need of sacraments. (Challoner) Seed in size, but white; whereas the seed of coriander is black. (Menochius) Samaritan, "like a grain of rice. " Honey, or oil, Numbers xi. 8. (Calmet) This was the usual taste. But if any one liked another better, the manna assumed it, Wisdom xvi. 20. (Menochius)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

App Store LogoPlay Store Logo