Published twice a year, Nez explores the world around us via our sense of smell. It provides an insight into the vital role that olfactory sensations play in our lives in a novel approach that encompasses art, literature, science, history, food, and perfume. While a large proportion of each issue is obviously given over to fragrance and perfumery, the relationship between scent and taste is inescapably part of the magazine as well.
There’s a survey of the vanilla vs. vanillin controversy, upended by the discovery of ways to extract the former from rice bran and then other plants. A Chinese tea master explores the evanescent scents of some of the world’s most rare and delicate teas. And those captivated by the idea of food and medicine, will find much to contemplate in a series of articles about the potential for scent to be used as treatment for ailments mental and physical.
Handsomely designed with full color throughout. Paperback. This issue is in English only.