Bubble Tea: The Fun Tea

Bubble tea comes from Taiwan and made its way to the United States in the 1980s. It contains tapioca balls (the fun part) called boba, which I think of as the bubbles.  Boba literally means big pearls.  Actually the real bubbles in bubble tea is the foam that appears when the ingredients are shaken together …

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Tea With Bite: Bubble Tea

by William I. Lengeman III For those unfamiliar with an offbeat beverage called bubble tea, also known as boba, their first experience can be surprising, to say the least. Though it’s actually more like a tea-based drink than actual tea, bubble tea takes its name from the small pearls of tapioca that reside in the …

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