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Fragrant : the secret life of scent, Mandy Aftel

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Fragrant : the secret life of scent
Title
Fragrant
Title remainder
the secret life of scent
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Mandy Aftel
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "The 'Alice Waters of American natural perfume' (indieperfume.com) celebrates our most potent sense, through five rock stars of the fragrant world. Mandy Aftel is widely acclaimed as a trailblazer in natural perfumery. Over two decades of sourcing the finest aromatic ingredients from all over the world and creating artisanal fragrances, she has been an evangelist for the transformative power of scent. In Fragrant, through five major players in the epic of aroma, she explores the profound connection between our sense of smell and the appetites that move us, give us pleasure, make us fully alive. Cinnamon, queen of the Spice Route, touches our hunger for the unknown, the exotic, the luxurious. Mint, homegrown the world over, speaks to our affinity for the familiar, the native, the authentic. Frankincense, an ancient incense ingredient, taps into our longing for transcendence, while ambergris embodies our unquenchable curiosity. And exquisite jasmine exemplifies our yearning for beauty, both evanescent and enduring. In addition to providing a riveting initiation into the history, natural history, and philosophy of scent, Fragrant imparts the essentials of scent literacy and includes recipes for easy-to-make fragrances and edible, drinkable, and useful concoctions that reveal the imaginative possibilities of creating with-and reveling in-aroma. Vintage line drawings make for a volume that will be a treasured gift as well as a great read"--
  • "From a trailblazer in natural perfumery comes a celebration of our most potent sense: scent. Through five major players in the epic of aroma (cinnamon, mint, frankincense, ambergris, and jasmine) Mandy Aftel explores the profound connection between our sense of smell and the appetites that move us, give us pleasure, and make us fully alive. Includes recipes for easy-to-make fragrances and edible, drinkable, and useful concoctions that reveal the imaginative possibilities of creating with--and reveling in--aroma"--
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Title
Fragrant
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From a trailblazer in natural perfumery comes a celebration of our most potent sense: scent. Through five major players in the epic of aroma (cinnamon, mint, frankincense, ambergris, and jasmine) Mandy Aftel explores the profound connection between our sense of smell and the appetites that move us, give us pleasure, and make us fully alive. Includes recipes for easy-to-make fragrances and edible, drinkable, and useful concoctions that reveal the imaginative possibilities of creating with--and reveling in--aroma
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10360480
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
612.8/6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QP458
LC item number
.A34 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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Secret life of scent
Fragrant : the secret life of scent, Mandy Aftel
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Fragrant : the secret life of scent, Mandy Aftel
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
A new nose -- A taste for adventure: cinnamon -- There's no smell like home: mint -- Reaching for transcendence: frankincense -- Curious and curiouser: ambergris -- Seduced by beauty: jasmine
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
274 pages
Isbn
9781594631412
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014018554
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illustrations
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(OCoLC)871192482

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