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Old 02-25-2012, 08:00 AM   #1
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What are your all time favorite aromas?

Ciao, Good Morning,

What are your all time favorite Aromas and why ?

My favorite aromas include the following:

A noble nosed Reserva or Gran Reserva Red wine; cinammon with spiced apple as in home baked spiced apple pie; An Espresso, a tiramisu´s espresso and black chocolate aromas, jasmine flowers, rose water used in pastries, orange flower water used in pastries, garlic sauteíng in olive oil ( with gambas al ajillo = tiny shrimp with garlic in earthenware as a Tapa ) and freshly grated ginger, which I use to make an herbal infusion ... and most of all, home made Bolognese Sauce and Fiore Sardo Pecorino aged ewe milk cheese at a Sardinian Dairy ... Why ? Aromas are subjective, parallel to art or music, or likes and dislikes ... they are memorable, they are hedonistic, they are pleasing or mal-effecting ... so be it ... that these are mine ...
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Old 02-25-2012, 08:23 AM   #2
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Lemons, fresh and bright.

Rosemary, woodsy.

Lavender, favorite floral scent and it tastes just like it smells.
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Old 02-25-2012, 08:44 AM   #3
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Rosemary

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with a roasting chicken....yum
patchouli(I know. but I still like it)
Nag Champa insense
roasting beef bones with bouquet garni, allspice, celery, onion carrots, garlic...
Apple wood from my smoker
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Old 02-25-2012, 09:03 AM   #4
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Freshly ground coffee.
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Old 02-25-2012, 09:13 AM   #5
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Fresh Brewed Espresso & Coffee

Thanks so much for all the replies so early in the morning ... I know P. Fiona mentioned it is 6.45am over in Montana ... 15.00 hrs here in Madrid ...

We are all clicking with mutual scents of the world´s loveliest ...

There are so many lovely natural fragrances of herbs, and gastronomic combinations ...

Ciao, have lovely morning,
Margi.
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Old 02-25-2012, 09:22 AM   #6
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Hot coffee
Baking bread
Sandalwood Incense
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Old 02-25-2012, 09:26 AM   #7
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Freshly ground coffee.
A thick new Sears Roebuck catalog.
Bread baking.
Lamb barley soup.
Punch mandarino.
Williams-Christ birnenbrand.
Frying onions.
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Old 02-25-2012, 09:36 AM   #8
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I'll agree with coffee. Even when I didn't like coffee, and now that I rarely drink it, the smell has always been one I loved.

Freshly mown grass. It just smells like summer to me.
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Old 02-25-2012, 09:39 AM   #9
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Hot coffee
Baking bread
Sandalwood Incense
+1 on the Sandalwood...my facial moisturizer has a Sandalwood Fragrance, makes me use it twice a day. Shrek keeps smelling my neck...
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Old 02-25-2012, 09:52 AM   #10
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Now, it just goes to show how different we all can be. Sandalwood incense, any incense, really, nauseates me. Mostly because I smell it and think of my druggie ex husband. The entire purpose on incense in the early 70s, I think, was to mask the smell of pot, which is another hated odor (refuse to call it a fragrance!). The sense of smell is a very strong one in your brain and can lead to many memories, more than a photo or a taste.
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