BBT Club Blog

A Brief History of Bubble Tea

Bubble tea, or “boba” tea as it is always known, has come a very long way since its humble beginnings at a Taipei food stall. It’s easy to see why: bubble tea is a super fun and delicious mix of milky tea and chewy tapioca balls that are a hit from Sydney to Shanghai and all the way across to the States. If you love bubble tea as much as we do (duh, we are the Bubble Tea Club), you might be interested in learning a little more about the delightful drink and how it came to be so popular...

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How to level up your Bubble Tea at home: Customising your bubble tea

Many of us enjoy an occasional takeaway bubble tea from our favourite boba shop. But, if you are a real bubble tea enthusiast, chances are you have tried making this delicious drink at home  – or at least considered it! This can be a convenient and cost-efficient way of enjoying your favourite bubble tea more often, as well as trying new recipes – and maybe even inventing some along the way! Tea Of course, it all starts with tea – but what kind of tea do you use for best results? As you will also be adding milk and ice...

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Your go-to beverage: How Bubble Tea can be an alternative to your coffee or tea

For a while now, bubble tea has been steadily rising in popularity, becoming one of the go-to beverages for more and more people. Rather than being an occasional treat, can bubble tea be a real alternative to your daily cup of coffee (or tea)? Read on to find out! Nutritional value Bubble tea is more than just a delicious drink. Like any tea, bubble tea has high levels of antioxidants that are contained in tea leaves and pandan (green leaf). Also, chewy tapioca pearls that are usually added to bubble tea contain some iron and fibre. Because of the pearls,...

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What are tapioca pearls?

Where do the tapioca pearls come from, what are they made of, what should their ideal consistency be, and are they good for you? Click here to find out!

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