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What is Taro, and What Makes It so Popular? 0

Is taro a root or a fruit? Where did it come from, and is it good for me? How do you eat Taro? Read up on its history and nutrition here, plus some delicious recipes!

Taro Bubble Tea, Taro Flavoring Powder, Honey Taro, and Taro Pudding mix available for purchase here at Fanale. (Taro Bubble Milk Tea available at Ice Husky locations!)

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Taiwanese Shaved Snow Ice 0

 What is Taiwanese Shaved Snow Ice? And why is it so delicious?

Taiwanese Shaved Snow Ice, also known as snow cream, milk cream, snow fluff and shaved snow ice, has recently become a huge hit in Los Angeles with places like Blockheads, Class 302, and Kuma Snow. Before it became popular in Los Angeles it was popular in Hawai'i, but even before that, it originated sometime in the 1990s from a nightmarket stand in Taipei, Taiwan. Its original name in Chinese, xue hua bing, translates to "snowflake ice" due to its super fine crystal consistency. What makes snow ice so popular however, is its ability to balance the iciness with a creamy, almost gelato-like taste. The creator of Kuma Snow, Tira, said "it’s like eating snow and tasting ice cream".

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