Nachos, home made spicy tomato salsa and a China Cooked Pu Er Tuo Cha. 1 Tuo Cha, 350 ml of 80 centigrade water, steeping time 3 minutes. Let’s party
Noodles and satè. Paired with a China Pu-Er Mannong. Sweetness of the tea balances the spicy notes. This means I really need a big mug of tea 😁 7 grams of tea on 110 ml of 95 degrees Celsius. 10-20-25-30-45 seconds.
Lunch time. A @wensleydale_creamery cheese and lattice sandwich. Nice combination with a China Raw Pu Er Ancient Tree Dragon Ball. 1 ball, 110 ml of 95 centigrade water. At least 10 infusions. Washing, then, 80sec, 70sec, 60sec, 20sec, 30sec, 40sec, 50sec, 60sec, 70sec, 110sec. Earthy, fruity aroma’s of the tea and this beautiful cheese are a wonderful marriage!
Cannelloni, roasted tomato and a buffalo mozzarella. Paired with a China Raw Pu Er Ancient Tree Dragon Ball. Brings everything in the dish together. The tea stays so fruity! One dragon ball in a Yixing teapot. Water of 95 degrees Celsius, 30-20-15-10-10-15-15-20 seconds brew time.
Katwijkse knip (a typical cookie from the Dutch town of Katwijk aan Zee)and a China Ripe Pu Er Green Mandarin. The citrus aroma of the tea and spices in the cookie enhance each other. The sweetness of the tea brings it all together. 1 Green Mandarin in a Yixing pot, 95 degrees Celsius water and at least 20 infusions 🎉.
Noodles & a 2012 cooked Pu Er. Great combination unless you use too many spring onions.
Fresh asparagus pairing with tea. A five year old cooked Pu Er did the trick!