There is no cafeteria that boasts that it does not have it on its menu.
At first glance, it is very attractive.
It looks like a glass of milk with colored grains.
It is sweet and with fruity touches.
A fun way to cool off in the hot season.
The beverage has its origin in Taiwan, where already in the 80s it became a bombshell.
It spread rapidly throughout the Asian continent, and with emigration ended up arriving in the 90s to the U.S. and Canada where it was also quickly popularized.
Bubble tea components.
The most fun is the addition of toppings, which are usually tapioca pearls, jellies with gelatinous texture or spherical with a solid and tender outer layer, filled with fruit juice that when pressed with the tongue. It pops in your mouth!!!!
It is taken with straw, much thicker than normal so little balls can pass easily.
Flavors: there are many to choose from. They are made naturally, with fruit juices.
You can choose from multiple fruit purées like kiwi, melon, coconut, pineapple, cranberry, strawberry, apple.
Other flavors such as chocolate or coffee is also available.
Toppings: It’s the third component, which can be tapioca pearls, jellies with a gelatinous texture or balls stuffed with fruit also called goofs, which pops in your mouth.
You can take Bubble tea based on milk, Yogurt, red tea, green tea or black tea, always combined with fruit flavors or flavors such as candy or chocolate.
Originally this drink is usually made with green or black tea and can contain milk, which makes it like the smoothie.
This component of Bubble Tea is named Base and distinguishes between four options:
Liquid to refer to fruity tea.
Ice for those who choose the granulated option.
Cream. Smoothed soy milk or intended.
Milk tea is the option made from black or green tea with milk.
Tapioca pearls or bubbles.
Smaller pearls are used in desserts or beverages such as bubble tea.
In India, they are also incorporated into some fish curries.
Modern chefs are increasingly using them in savory dishes.
They have virtually no flavor, they serve only to acquire texture.
- 4 tea bags.
- 1 cup(0.24 l) small tapioca pearls.
To start, you have to prepare the tea: you must immerse each tea bag in a cup of boiling water.
Then, just leave the cups covered for at least 5 minutes.
You can use your favorite tea.
Heat a casserole with 4 cups (0.95 l) of water, when it begins to boil, add a cup of tapioca pearls.
Let them cook for 15 minutes stirring constantly until they are ready. They should be soft and gelatinous.
Then, remove the pan from the heat, cover and let the Pearls rest for 25 minutes.
Past that time, drain and wash in cold water.
- 1 teaspoon matcha green tea powder
- 2 Tablespoons hot water
- 2 Tablespoons honey, or sugar
- 1 cup 0.24 l almond milk
- ½ cup (120 g) ice cubes, plus more for serving
- ¼ cup (50 g) cooked tapioca pearls.
First, you have to cook the tapioca beans, for this, you have to boil them in water for about an hour, then they should be rinsed with clean water and drained.
Next, put the tapioca beanie cooked with the almond drink and sweetener in a glass.
In another container, matcha tea is placed, hot water is added and mixed to infuse.
Finally, pour the matcha tea into the glass with the tapioca beans and almond drink, and you’re done.
Your Matcha Latte with ‘bubbles’ is ready to enjoy.
Mango Bubble tea recipe.
- Tapioca pearls.
- Jasmine-flavored green tea.
- Mango syrup or purée.
- Coconut cream.
Making it is very simple. The first thing we have to do is bring to the boil a scoop with water when it is boiling we add the tapioca pearls and simmer them for 50 minutes.
When made, the texture has to be like a soft caramel, drain and rinse with cold water.
Then lets stand, we, in this case, we soaked them in the mango syrup or puree, so that we do not have to use sugar to sweeten afterward.
While the pearls are made, we boil a cup with water, when it is boiling, we add the bags of green tea, we can actually choose the tea that we like the most, we decide on the green tea flavored jasmine, to give it a touch more Thai, and let it cool in the fridge.
Next we crush the mango, add the coconut milk cubes, and finally, the orange juice, mix everything, and we have it ready to serve
To serve it we can use one of those bottles with a lid, which is fashionable, or tall glass.
The first thing we have to do is put on the base about two fingers of tapioca pearls.
Then we add half the tea and half the juice we have prepared. And ready, fresh, healthy drink.
Use tall, transparent glasses to see the Bubbles.
Add ice to each glass and pour one or two tablespoons of tapioca pearls per glass. Add honey to taste.
Last few tips.
You can also buy 5-minute baking pearls in Asian markets.
So, you can quickly and easily prepare the pearls every time you feel like it.
If you find large straws where tapioca pearls can pass, you’ll enjoy the bubble tea experience more!
Although it will remain just as good without an extra-large straw, just use a spoon to eat the pearls.
Tapioca pearls have high-calorie content! If you want a lighter alternative, look for coconut jelly (coconut cream) and chop it into little pieces.
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