Metallic Notes

April 1, 2017 Laurent 0

Metal. You are defined by your toughness and your ability to shine. Mercy is not part of your vocabulary as your heart is colder than Read More

Caramel

March 25, 2017 Laurent 0

Caramel. You are the child of Sugar and Cream, born after a hot wedding night. Sweet you are, and your heavenly aroma transports us to Read More

Sakura

March 18, 2017 Laurent 0

Sakura, sakura,              (Cherry blossoms, cherry blossoms,) Ya-yo-I-no so-ra-wa,         (In the Spring sky,) Mi-watasu kagiri        Read More

Primordial Magnolia

March 11, 2017 Laurent 0

Primordial Magnolia. You are one of the first to announce Spring when other flowers are still lolling in the comfort of their bud. Your magnificence is Read More

Fragrant Nails

March 5, 2017 Laurent 0

Fragrant Nails. How many sailors and merchants died for you? How many others have made their fortune with your trade?  Your overpowering flavor and anesthetic properties Read More

Oriza L. Legrand

February 25, 2017 Laurent 0

I have been deeply impressed by the revival of the Oriza L. Lagrand’s brand and its presence at the Pitti fair in Florence in 2016. Read More

Calabrian Bergamot

February 18, 2017 Laurent 0

Calabrian Bergamot. Were you truly the secret ingredient of the tea offered by a wealthy Mandarin of Fujian to the Prime Minister Charles Grey, or Read More

Ardent Frankincense

February 11, 2017 Laurent 0

Ardent Frankincense. In your smoke the prayers of the faithful rise. Native of the Arabic Peninsula and the Horn of Africa, you are since the beginning Read More

Sweet & Spicy Cinnamon

February 4, 2017 Laurent 0

Sweet & Spicy Cinnamon. You are the taste of winter. Either in mulled wine or sweet pastries, you give to the little ones and the grown-ups warmth and joy Read More

Mimosa

January 28, 2017 Laurent 0

Mimosa. You are the first flower of the year, announcing Spring, embalming the Mediterranean hills and dotting them with your yellow puff-balls. You perfume the Read More

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