About: bubble Tea: there are more than a dozen of names of this drink such as: tapioca ball drink, pearl tea, tapioca pearl drink, black pearl tea, big pearl, boba tea, boba ice tea, pearl shake, boba nai cha, milk tea, bubble drink, zhen zhu nai cha, momi, momi milk tea and many many other names. Names are known, but it is important to know how to prepare bubble tea in a right way, otherwise it may taste the same.
This drink is far from the usually looking tea that you are generally familiar with. Benefits of bubble tea: it is sweet but it has less sugar than a typical soft drink. The drink is usually a mix of tea, milk, sugar, and giant black tapioca balls and has so many different flavors. How to make bubble tea in a right way? The bubbles in bubble tea are by shaking the freshly brewed tea with ice and the drink should be always be shaken before drinking.
The main ingredient of Bubble Tea is the tapioca pearls. Because they are heavier than the drink they tend to stay at the bottom of the glass. Some people find the tapioca balls a little bit weird and unpleasant but other people fell in love with this drink like Italians are into coffee.
The interest in The Bubble Tea has been huge in Taiwan, and other parts of Southeast Asia for the last 15 years or so. The tea originally started in Taiwan in the late 1980’s at small tea stands in front of the schoolhouses. Teenagers and elementary school children usually take breaks between lessons with this drink. Tapioca pearls are made from tapioca starch. The tapioca plant is native to South America and was introduced into Asia sometime during the 19th century. Inn addition there are plenty of benefits of bubble tea, that’s why it is so loved. Someone came up with the idea and this created a new fad of adding tapioca pearls into the children’s favorite drinks.
About bubble tea: it can be made at home, but preparing tapioca pearls can be quite difficult as the tapioca pearls must be consumed immediately to keep freshness. It’s muck more easier to skip making it yourself and buy some at the various Bubble Tea shops.