Very popular in various Asian cuisines, such as Taiwanese, tapioca pearls are useful for various preparations. Famous, mainly, for its use in the viral bubble tea or boba tea, making them at home is possible.
But first, we must talk about tapioca, an input that perhaps many in the West do not know. It is a starch that is extracted from the cassava roots, a very common tuber in South America that is also found in Africa and Asia.
With this element the aforementioned pearls are made, which offer a gelatinous texture and have a size that ranges from five millimeters to one centimeter. For many years they have been well appreciated in the cuisines of India, Taiwan, China and other nearby nations.
In such East Asian countries, the use of starch to make gelatinous preparations has been common for centuries. With the arrival of cassava to these lands thanks to the colonizers, tapioca gained ground as a cheaper and easier option to obtain than others such as sago pearls. The latter, obtained from various types of palm trees. Continue reading “How to make tapioca pearls (bubble tea) at home”
Refreshing, rich and easy to prepare.
- Servings: 6
- Preparation: 20 min
- Cooking: 20 min
- Total Time: 40 min
- Difficulty: Easy
- Season: Summer
- Caloric level: Medium
- Place of preparation: In the kitchen
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A simple dessert to surprise the little ones at home….
- 150 grams powdered sugar
- 200 grams sugar
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- 5 egg whites
- 1 teaspoon cream of tartar.
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A delicious dessert to prepare and surprise at home.
- 5 eggs
- 1 cup sweetened condensed milk
- 1 cup water
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup sugar (for the syrup).
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The carrot cake is a tremendously popular desert in some European countries and the United States, being a cheap and easy dish to prepare.
Although, traditionally, it is one of the most popular biscuits, its moderate flavor, neither sweet nor very sour, it the perfect ending to a good meal or the ideal companion for a good coffee. Alone or with cream, fruit or ice cream, sure the carrot cake will seduce you. Continue reading “Desserts: Carrot Cake”
If there is something that costs to eat the children, it is fruits, all mothers know that. Among protests and cries, any apple or pear that we give them is eternal. So here we’ll give you ideas that can help you to eat fruit that does not become a torture for children and mothers.
You do not need to prepare complicated recipes in which camouflage fruits so that they do not see it. Just give it a different and offer something that catches their attention. An idea for the summer is to cut the fruit into chunks and bathe in Greek yogurt. We put into the freezer for sufficient time so that the yogurt to harden. And ready! Continue reading “Kids Recipes: Desserts of different fruits”