Bubble Tea – What is it?

Bubble Tea – What is it?

The first thing you need to know about bubble tea is that it’s delicious. But what

is it?

Originating from Taiwan, the drink has gained popularity in the UK over recent


It’s a sweet tea-based drink served with chewy tapioca pearls, or, more

popularly in the UK, fruit pearls.

Black or green tea is mixed with a fruit or milk base and shaken. This creates

thousands of tiny bubbles, which gives bubble tea its name. Bubble tea is served

hot or cold, with your choice of pearls.

Fruit pearls are little spheres of fruit juice with a thin, jelly-like skin. Created

using seaweed extract, these delicious bubbles pop in your mouth.

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