Celebrating the sense of smell – top 10 scents

Celebrating the sense of smell – top 10 scents

It’s in the air. A certain exhilaration has come upon us as we look forward to a post covid spring, the future, and enjoying life at its fullest.

For me there is one thing that I really want to celebrate and that is the sense of smell, for those of us who still have it and no longer feel at threat of losing it.

February 18, 2022
From the mixing studio - July 2021

From the mixing studio - July 2021

This month we get a bit more sophisticated, with the inclusion of some less commonly used essential oils, namely Peru Balsam and Myrrh.

You may have heard of balsamic notes in perfumery.

 

June 28, 2021
elderflower and lemons

Elderflower cordial - the taste, and smell, of summer

Our sense of smell is responsible for about 80% of what we taste, so it's not really that big a leap from essential oils to cordials, and it gives me the excuse to share with you my age old, and repeatedly tested, elderflower cordial recipe.
June 15, 2021