Bubble tea or “bobba milk tea” is a sweet tea based drink from Taiwan that has gained the world’s favor for its delicious taste and that unique taste bud tingling sensation you get from the bubble tea’s unique ingredient: tapioca pearls.
Maybe you’ve crossed the sight of this odd little drink before once upon a time in summer. It’s made of tea, mixed with either fruit or milk and made weirder still by the presence of small soft and chewy gel-like balls called tapioca.
Coconut bubble tea is one of the many variants of the famous bubble tea. Truly, like all the other blends of this delicious and sweet treat, coconut bubble tea holds a very good spot to be provider of instant sweetness; making people realize that they found their sweet tooth on it.
The sun is scorching hot and you feel like you are in the middle of the Sahara, throat is parched and you are dying for a cold drink; and then you see an ad board from your open Cadillac. It says “ice coolers ahead”.
In its early beginnings, the bubble tea is usually coupled with tea and milk only plus the tapioca balls or pearls, but as curiosity grew and this delicious tea spread out the world and various cultures began to enjoy it, experimentations were done to fully achieve perfection in the bubble tea, hence the creation of better and tastier flavors.
Bubble tea is well-liked in some Southeast Asian countries particularly to Taiwanese where it is invented. Also known foam tea, it is a sweetly savored tea drink. It is essentially made of milk, tea, sweetener and tapioca pearls.
Ice blended versions in fruit flavors are sold in some bubble tea bars and big tapioca balls are being used. The ingredients are being shaken in order to create a foamy effect on the surface, hence the name.
Bubble tea’s origin is known to come from Taiwan. Mainly, this drink is known for its fruity flavors mixed as the tea base, like sweet apple, juicy pear and passion fruit, and the other type is milk flavor, which means, the bubble tea is milk based.