Taiwanese

Shake Shed & Co (Rotorua, New Zealand)

If you can remember a while back, we were reviewing Bubble Tea Shops to try in Auckland and that series was over but that does not stop us trying new places. Our recent boba pearl experience was not from a bubble tea but from a soft serve ice cream, yes...

Teaser (Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand) 1

Teaser (Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand)

Bubble teas in Auckland show up faster than mushrooms sprouting in the ground, there are too many options now, I don’t know if it’s even possible to try them all in a year. The one we are featuring today is Teaser from Albany, while its not new (probably more than...

Cactea (Takapuna, North Shore City, New Zealand) 3

Cactea (Takapuna, North Shore City, New Zealand)

Do you find some of the bubble teas out there taste quite bland? Well if that is the case for you then I would suggest give this Bubble Tea spot in Takapuna called Cactea. I had tried a lot of bubble tea places in Auckland and so far nothing compares...

The 12 Bubble Tea Shops in Auckland you need to try 3

The 12 Bubble Tea Shops in Auckland you need to try

Tea, milk, sugar and tapioca balls, this is what constitutes a Bubble Tea, and why this Taiwanese creation is so popular specially with most East Asian and South East Asian denomination? While Kiwi’s preference is usually coffee from the multitude of cafes around New Zealand, bubble tea is coming strongly...

Ube Milk Tea 1

Ube Milk Tea

Do I need to say more? I guess this is the most Pinoy milk tea ever the Ube Milk Tea. Prepared with ube jam/halaya infused black tea served with tapioca balls, it is similar to how most milk teas are prepared. You can make this with store bought ube jam...

One Zo (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Continuing with our Auckland Milk Tea journey, the latest one we tried was this place in Chancery Square and it was a good find. This place is one of the only places in Auckland that I know of which makes their own tapioca pearls. Having said that, this means whatever...

Tearaffe (North Shore City, New Zealand)

Yes, it is another bubble tea shop, and this is in line with our adventure to try all bubble tea shops as we can in Auckland. Like our last post this one is also located in Takapuna, in fact they are only located 200m apart. Tearaffe is located beside the...

Q Tea (North Shore City, New Zealand) 1

Q Tea (North Shore City, New Zealand)

Before the lockdown here in New Zealand me my friends were trying every Bubble Tea shops we can within Auckland city, I guess we had tried at least four bubble tea shops before the shops had closed and people got restricted to their own bubble. First of this series was...

Lemon Yakult Ice Crush 2

Lemon Yakult Ice Crush

I am not 100% sure of who created this drink, though it’s a popular item in Happy Lemon Bubble Tea shops all over the world it does not state on their site that they invented this but one thing for sure, this refreshing drink was popularized by them. If you...

Spicy Chicken Gua Bao 2

Spicy Chicken Gua Bao

Have you ever tried Gua Bao? That fluffy white steamed bun shaped like a taco and filled with meats and other stuff? If not, then you are missing a lot because this thing is delectable! Also known as Lotus leaf bun this Taiwanese creation is way much better than your...