Chocolates and tea

Chocolates and tea; great to play with all the possible combinations!

Gerechten: Chocolade en Tussendoortjes
Thee: Zwart

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Vondel speculaas and Assam Goudblad zomerpluk

Vondel speculaas (spiced biscuit) I picked up at Simon Lèvelt and their Assam Goudblad zomerpluk (very tippy Assam second flush) is one of the first tea and food pairings I discovered. The spices and sweetness of the biscuit are balanced so beautiful by the Assam tea. It’s almost as if it becomes a masala chai! 7 grams of tea on 500 ml 95 degrees Celsius water and a infusion time of three minutes. It really needs hot water and a relatively long steep in order to do it’s job 😁.

Samosa CTC black tea

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Cinnamon roll and Golden tea

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Crisps and China Fujian Golden Monkey

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