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What is Bubble Tea?

Bubble Tea is a cult drink invented in Taiwan, a snack drink that combines iced tea with tasty Tapioca pearls.

Originating in Asia, called Boba Tea, ‘tea with bubbles’ or Nǎichá, Bubble Tea is a refreshing dessert drink, to be enjoyed as a snack, at the end of a meal, or simply enjoyed and savoured in the company of friends. Its pastel colours and childlike appearance make it charming and appetising, so much so that it almost looks like a drawing out of a manga.

What is the origin of Bubble Tea?

Bubble tea, also known as boba tea or pearl milk tea, originated in Taiwan in the 1980s.

Initially, bubble tea was a simple mix of black tea, tapioca pearls, condensed milk, and syrup. However, over the years, it has evolved into a wide variety of flavors and combinations, incorporating ingredients such as fruit flavors, milk teas, and various toppings like fruit jelly, aloe vera, and pudding.

Bubble tea gained popularity in Taiwan before spreading to other parts of Asia and eventually becoming a global phenomenon. Today, it is enjoyed by people of all ages around the world and has become a staple beverage in many countries

What are the ingredients of Bubble Tea?

The ingredients of bubble tea can vary depending on the specific recipe and preferences, but the basic components typically include:

  • Tea: Traditionally, black tea is used as the base for bubble tea, but other types of tea, such as green tea, oolong tea, or fruit teas, can also be used. Some popular flavors include jasmine, Earl Grey, and taro.
  • Tapioca Pearls (Boba): These are small, chewy balls made from tapioca starch. They are often cooked in a sweet syrup and added to the bottom of the drink. Tapioca pearls come in various sizes and colors.
  • Milk (Optional): Many bubble tea recipes include milk, which adds creaminess to the drink. Common types of milk used include dairy milk, almond milk, coconut milk, or non-dairy creamers.
  • Sweetener: Sweeteners such as sugar syrup, honey, or flavored syrups are often added to bubble tea to enhance its taste. The amount of sweetener can be adjusted according to personal preference.
  • Flavorings: Additional flavorings can be added to customize the taste of bubble tea. These may include fruit syrups, fruit purees, powdered flavorings (such as matcha or cocoa powder), or extracts (such as vanilla or almond).
  • Toppings (Optional): In addition to tapioca pearls, bubble tea can be topped with various ingredients to add texture and flavor. Common toppings include fruit jelly, grass jelly, aloe vera, pudding, or popping boba (juice-filled spheres that burst in the mouth). At Machi Machi we have all kind of toppings for your delicious Machi Bubble tea. 
How many calories does it have?

The calorie content of bubble tea and smoothies can vary significantly depending on the ingredients used and how they are prepared. In general, bubble tea can range from around 200 to 400 calories or more per serving, with variations containing higher amounts of sugar and full-fat milk contributing to higher calorie counts.

Where do you buy Bubble Tea?

Our Machi Machi stores are the perfect destination to satisfy your bubble tea cravings with a unique and delicious experience. With locations worldwide, our stores are designed to transport you to a world of exciting flavors and textures, where every sip is an adventure. Find us at our Barcelona Bubble Tea Store.

In which flavours can I find Bubble Tea?

There are a wide range of Bubble tea flavour, where the most common and the favourite one’s of our customers are:

  1. Classic Milk Tea: A timeless favorite made with black tea and milk, often sweetened with sugar or honey.

  2. Taro: A creamy and slightly sweet flavor made from taro root, often combined with milk for added richness.

  3. Matcha: A vibrant green tea flavor made from finely ground Japanese green tea leaves, known for its earthy and slightly bitter taste.

  4. Fruit Teas: Refreshing and fruity options made with brewed fruit teas, combined with fruit syrups or fresh fruit for sweetness. Common fruit flavors include mango, strawberry, passion fruit, and lychee.

  5. Thai Milk Tea: A flavorful and aromatic blend of black tea, sweetened condensed milk, and spices such as star anise and cardamom, offering a unique and exotic taste.

  6. Honeydew: A light and refreshing flavor reminiscent of ripe honeydew melon, often combined with milk for a creamy texture.

  7. Strawberry: A sweet and fruity option made with strawberry flavoring or fresh strawberries, perfect for those with a sweet tooth.

  8. Peach: A juicy and fragrant flavor made with peach syrup or fresh peach puree, offering a burst of summery sweetness.

  9. Coffee: A bold and rich option made with espresso or coffee flavoring, combined with milk for a creamy texture, perfect for coffee lovers.

  10. Coconut: A tropical and creamy flavor made with coconut milk or coconut flavoring, offering a taste of the islands.

Homemade Bubble Tea

At Machi Machi Bubble tea we are committed to offer the best range of flavours, and a completely unique experience starting at our store and continuing with your preferred bubble tea at home, to take away, enjoying with your friends or family, you decide!

Bubble Tea in Spain

If you have problems trying to find the best Bubble Tea in Spain, you should visit Machi Machi Store in Barcelona, ​​​​where you will enjoy the traditional flavors and the most fashionable ones. Find us at the Bubble tea store in the center of Barcelona.

How do you drink Bubble Tea?

Drinking Machi Machi Bubble Tea is a unique and enjoyable experience! Here’s how to do it:

  1. Select a Straw: Bubble tea is typically served with a wide straw, often called a bubble tea straw or boba straw. These straws are wider than regular straws to allow you to easily slurp up the chewy tapioca pearls along with the drink.

  2. Mix Well: Before you start sipping, give your bubble tea a good stir to mix all the ingredients together. This ensures that you get a balanced taste with each sip, incorporating the flavors of the tea, milk, and any additional toppings or flavorings.

  3. Sip and Chew: With your wide straw in hand, take a sip of your bubble tea, making sure to get some tapioca pearls along with the liquid. As you sip, you’ll experience the refreshing taste of the tea or fruit flavor, combined with the creaminess of the milk and the chewiness of the tapioca pearls.

  4. Enjoy the Textures: One of the unique aspects of drinking bubble tea is the combination of different textures. As you sip, you’ll enjoy the smoothness of the liquid and the chewiness of the tapioca pearls, creating a delightful contrast in every mouthful.

  5. Savor the Flavor: Take your time to savor the flavors and textures of your bubble tea as you sip. Each mouthful offers a burst of flavor and a satisfying chew, making it a truly enjoyable drink experience.

  6. Repeat: Continue sipping and enjoying your bubble tea until you’ve finished the entire drink. Don’t forget to slurp up the remaining tapioca pearls at the bottom of the cup once you’ve finished the liquid!

Bubble Tea vs Smootie?

When it comes to choosing between bubble tea and smoothies, it ultimately boils down to personal preference and dietary considerations.

Bubble tea offers a unique experience with its chewy tapioca pearls and a variety of toppings, making it a fun and indulgent treat for those craving something different. On the other hand, smoothies provide a healthier option, packed with the goodness of fruits, vegetables, and other nutritious ingredients, making them a refreshing choice for those looking to boost their intake of vitamins and minerals.

Whether you’re in the mood for a playful and textured drink or a nourishing and wholesome beverage, both bubble tea and smoothies have something to offer, catering to different tastes and lifestyles.