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You Can't Have Bubble Tea Without Fresh Tapioca 0

Fresh Tapioca

Fresh tapioca is key to any bubble drink. The tapioca is often referred to “pearls” and must be soaked well before cooking. While cooking they rehydrate by, absorbing water up to twice their volume. After rehydration, tapioca products become leathery and swollen. Processed tapioca is usually white, but sticks and pearls may be colored.

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Jelly Toppings for Bubble Tea and Snow Ice Explained 0

What is jelly?

Contrary to popular belief these are not made out of gelatin.  They are actually made from coconut meat, or konjar, a vegetable by product. They have been around for a long time within many Asian desserts and snacks. Recently they have been used as an alternative to tapioca for bubble tea.  

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What is Oolong Tea and What are the Benefits? 0

Oolong tea is a traditional Chinese tea. This traditional tea is created using a unique process that gives that tea it’s special quality. The tea has a unique tasting flavor that differs from green and black teas. Oolong falls between a green and black tea and is considered the most beneficial.

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