Tomato and mascarpone pasta with China Tie Guan Yin

A simple tomato and mascarpone pasta, some Asiago on top and paired with a China Tie Guan Yin spring tea. 9 grams on 110 ml of water and infusion times of 20-20-30-35-40 seconds

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