Posts Tagged: cumin

Jo Loves Pink Vetiver

Jo Loves Pink Vetiver: Handsome in pink

I love the way Jo Malone uses her Jo Loves label to throw curveballs all over the perfume world. Pink Vetiver’s name predisposes for a feminine, even girly interpretation of the classic masculine note. And the opening fullfills this promise. Momentarily.

Jo Loves Pink Vetiver

Jo Loves Pink Vetiver: Handsome in pink

I love the way Jo Malone uses her Jo Loves label to throw curveballs all over the perfume world. Pink Vetiver’s name predisposes for a feminine, even girly interpretation of the classic masculine note. And the opening fullfills this promise. Momentarily.

Alexander McQueen Kingdom vs YSL Nu

Is the King[dom] Nu[de]? Almost, but not quite…

Right after discussing the intangibility of the Great Discontinued scent, here I find myself talking about two of them… Kingdom and I have a history that goes two or three years back. I was in love with the bottle long

Alexander McQueen Kingdom vs YSL Nu

Is the King[dom] Nu[de]? Almost, but not quite…

Right after discussing the intangibility of the Great Discontinued scent, here I find myself talking about two of them… Kingdom and I have a history that goes two or three years back. I was in love with the bottle long

Sampling at Karpenis

Testing at high altitude 3

Back to Athens tomorrow… I will love to be back home but I will miss the cool breeze of the mountains, the humming of ancestral scenery speaking words I have never heard before but always make sense. Red Aoud, Montae

Sampling at Karpenis

Testing at high altitude 3

Back to Athens tomorrow… I will love to be back home but I will miss the cool breeze of the mountains, the humming of ancestral scenery speaking words I have never heard before but always make sense. Red Aoud, Montae

Summer doesn't have to be clean

Eau d’Hermès and Grain de Plaisir: Strange Waters

Living in a warm climate and with summer approaching fast I find myself turning to lighter, citrus fragrances. My love for weird smells keeps poking me and pointing me to strange directions though. Grain de Plaisir is part of the

Summer doesn't have to be clean

Eau d’Hermès and Grain de Plaisir: Strange Waters

Living in a warm climate and with summer approaching fast I find myself turning to lighter, citrus fragrances. My love for weird smells keeps poking me and pointing me to strange directions though. Grain de Plaisir is part of the

Mandarine Mandarin

Mandarine Mandarin: You say Mandarin, I say Chutney

Pumpkin and Mandarin Chutney with Orange Blossom Water —•— 200 gr of pumpkin flesh 4 candied mandarins or mandarins in heavy syrup 1 tablespoon of butter 1 tablespoon of coriander seeds, crushed 1 teaspoon of mace or nutmeg ½ teaspoon of cumin

Mandarine Mandarin

Mandarine Mandarin: You say Mandarin, I say Chutney

Pumpkin and Mandarin Chutney with Orange Blossom Water —•— 200 gr of pumpkin flesh 4 candied mandarins or mandarins in heavy syrup 1 tablespoon of butter 1 tablespoon of coriander seeds, crushed 1 teaspoon of mace or nutmeg ½ teaspoon of cumin