Currency

Quick Cook Coloured Large Tapioca Pearls

Product is in stock

£2.25

Origin: Vietnam
SKU: ID0130
Size: 250g
Cuisine: China
Minimum Shelf Life: 3 months

Reviews:

Description

These large colourful tapioca pearls are famously used in a Taiwanese drink called ‘boba’ or bubble tea. These large coloured tapioca pearls are gelatinous spheres made from a natural starch extracted from a cassava shrub. The multicoloured quick-cook tapioca pearls are already part-cooked, so are ready in just 5 minutes.

Boba tea is a milk-based drink with a handful of the pearl balls at the bottom of the glass – sucked up through an extra-wide straw. Tapioca pearls are also used in South Asian desserts, boiled up with coconut milk until they take on a jelly baby-like consistency. Or simply mixed with sugar and honey.

To cook the quick-cook tapioca pearls bring a pan of water to the boil - use 10 cups of water for every 1 cup of tapioca pearls. Add the pearls slowly and stir gently. Wait until they rise to the surface. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 5-8 minutes until soft, stirring regularly. Transfer to a bowl of cold water for 20 seconds. Scoop out the tapioca pearls and mix together with sugar or honey for a quick dessert.

You might also like these Straws for Bubble Tea

Ingredients: tapioca starch 46.8%, water, thickener (acetylated starch), thickener (hydroxypropyl distarch phosphate), emulsifier E412, preservative E262, colour (E110, E129, E102, E133). Colours E102, E129 and E110 may have an adverse effect on acitvity in children

Feefo Reviews

loading

Testimonials

  • Brilliant service, arrived within a couple of days. Will use again.

  • As a first time customer, I was really impressed by how quickly my goods arrived and how well packed they were. I would definitely use Sous Chef again.

  • A fantastic shopping experience. A great variety and easy to find. Good product information too.

As Featured In