Camphor Tree

April 30, 2017 Laurent 0

Camphor Tree. Cousin of cinnamon and laurel, you are a sacred tree in the Far East. Your hardwood makes the most precious trunks,  protecting their content 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

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

Oriental spices

The Orientals

October 15, 2016 Laurent 0

The Orientals. This article is second in our exploration of the Fragrance Wheel by Michael Edwards, as introduced to you in my post “The Florals“. Read More

Sweet Coumarin

August 14, 2016 Laurent 0

Sweet Coumarin. You are for me the unforgettable and addictive smell of the end of Summer in Switzerland, when our farmers mow the green meadows Read More