What Is bubble Tea? 珍珠奶茶

What Is bubble Tea? 珍珠奶茶

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Some say bubble tea is like a cross between milk shake and coffee. This colourful fruity tea-based drink originated in Taichung, Taiwan in 1980s. It comes in many variety of delicious flavours with combinations of hot or iced tea, milk or creamer and fruit flavours. It has taken Asia by storm with growing popularity all around the world. The drink is complemented with sweet, soft chewy tapioca balls, also known as boba or pearl which sits at the bottom of the drink. Every cup is served with a thick straw, giving a mouth full of tea and chewy balls, making it a great drink and snack combination.

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There are many variation of tea to choose from, black tea, green tea, Oolong,Jasmine and even earl grey depending on store. The most common being black milk tea. Different fruit flavours can be mixed with bubble tea, common fruits such as strawberry, apple to exotics fruits such as kumquat, lychee, honeydew and even taro, a root vegetable that is surprisingly sweet. With this amount of variety, creating your own unique favourite drink is unless.IMG_7284

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