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Tapioca pearls, tapioca balls (bobas) are made out of cassava root starch through a baking process. They appear originally in white colour, but can be transformed into different colours by adding several ingredients. Pearls appear in darker colour with the presence of corn starch, colouring ingredient, and other ingredients. Tapioca pearls are globally recognised with its presence in the most famous bubble tea drink.

Preparation Instructions for 1 serving (20g):

Bring 300ml of water to boil and lower to medium heat
Put 20g of Tapioca Pearls, bring to simmer and stir periodically. Simmer for 30 minutes.
Remove from heat and let it sit for 30 minutes, stir every 5 minutes to prevent it from sticking together.
Drain out the water and add fresh water (200ml)
Simmer again on medium heat for another 20 minutes.
Make sure the boba is translucent and completely cooked through (no white in the centre)
Add sugar to taste
Drain water out using a strainer and run tapioca pearls under cold water
Optionally, give the pearls an ice bath for more chewiness (“QQ” texture)
Once completed add to your beverage: iced tea or iced milk tea (for boba/bubble tea) or coffee.

tapioca starch, water, caramel colour

Product of Taiwan