Taiwanese

Noah’s Ark (Westgate, Waitakere, New Zealand)

One of the drawbacks being Asian when living in Westgate in Auckland is there are not a lot of choice for restaurants and food stalls. What’s plenty in this location are home improvement stuff and I can understand why, it’s a fairly new suburb, most houses are new so businesses...

Miss Miss (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Bubble Tea shops are everywhere, it’s just like mushrooms, it just sprouts into action without you noticing them. Take this place for example, we pass by this street once in a while then all of a sudden there was Miss Miss, I am not sure if I just did not...

Own Tea (North Shore City, New Zealand)

This perhaps is the neatest and cleanest looking Bubble Tea places I visited in Auckland, it’s quite minimalist, it’s all white and the tea leaf displayed on those transparent cubes in front of the counter looks so cool. Located in Rosedale, this is one of our latest Bubble Tea adventure....

Yuan Taste (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Many food stalls similar to this place has closed in Auckland CBD due to the economic effects of the pandemic, luckily this place has not since I haven’t tried them yet until several weeks ago. When we moved houses it was actually the first time I tried them and we...

Dirty Milk Tea 1

Dirty Milk Tea

Dirty Milk Tea is a type of milk tea that looks dirty as the name suggest, made with black tea and milk served smeared thick brown sugar syrup on glass. Yes, it’s another milk tea post, and this is my fourth milk tea drink recipe to date, first was the...

Shake Shed & Co (Rotorua, New Zealand) 2

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

The 12 Bubble Tea Shops in Auckland you need to try is a consolidated list of Ang Sarap’s tried and tested places where to get you bubble tea fix Tea, milk, sugar and tapioca balls, this is what constitutes a Bubble Tea, and why this Taiwanese creation is so popular...

Ube Milk Tea 1

Ube Milk Tea

Ube Milk Tea is a Filipino version of the Taiwanese bubble tea drink prepared with ube jam/halaya infused black tea served with tapioca balls 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...