Five Middle East - inspired fragrances
Archaeological evidence suggests that civilisations used perfumes as early as 3300 BCE, but it wasn’t until the Arab chemist Al Kindi devised a guide to distillery and chemistry that perfumery became an exact science. Here are five 21st-century fragrances inspired by the Middle East’s rich perfume heritage.
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As Executive Sous Chef of Oriental and Mediterranean cuisine at Metzo’s restaurant in the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort, Thailand, Mustapha Haj Omar brings expertise and passion from a long line of restaurateurs.
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