Bubble Tea fever has been sweeping across Europe recently with McDonald’s being the latest to jump on the bandwagon, introducing Bubble Tea into their McCafe shops around Germany.
But here at hungryhouse we’ve asked ourselves more than once – just what is Bubble Tea and where does it come from? So before the wave of Bubble Tea reaches British shores this summer we thought it was high time to let you know what you’re in store for.
Bubble Tea (or Boba as it is also known as) originated from the tea shops of Taiwan in the early 1980’s and there is contention between rival tea shops over who was responsible for inventing the drink. (more…)