Making Scents

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC – Sunday 10 August, 8.00pm

Chefs, scientists and perfumers from around the world explore the impact of fragrance on flavour. Sensory scientist Marcia Pelchat of Monell Chemical Senses Centre explores the link between smell and memory with chef Alison Barshak. In Morocco, see how one of the world’s most prized fragrant oils is extracted from the seeds of the argan tree. The fragrance of Provence inspires chef Jacques Chibois’ plat du jour. San Francisco-based chef Daniel Patterson teams up with natural perfumer Mandy Aftel to create a few aromatic and delicious recipes.

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