Kawaii Café Bubble Tea

Classic, Fun, and Refreshing Boba Drinks to Make at Home

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Pub Date Jan 09 2024 | Archive Date Dec 22 2023

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Satisfy your bubble tea cravings at home (and affordably)! Kawaii Café Bubble Tea includes over 60 easy-to-follow recipes, beautifully illustrated in a fun anime style.

No matter if you call it boba or bubble tea, this addictive drink that originated in Taiwan in the 1980s has taken the world by storm, with shops popping up on every corner and lines out all their doors.

Kawaii Café Bubble Tea covers all the basics, from brewing tea and making your own tapioca balls (aka boba) to handcrafting sweeteners, syrups, toppings, and more with all-natural ingredients and no corn syrup. Each recipe includes exciting anime-style illustrations and instructions for customizing to your preferred level of sweetness.

Learn how to make:
  • Milk Teas (lactose-free Thai, black milk, and green milk teas)
  • Fruit Teas (strawberry, mango, watermelon, kiwi, pineapple, pomelo, and cucumber teas)
  • Specialty Drinks (with special ingredients including coconut milk, almond butter, taro root, and ice cream)

Recipes include:
  • Pomelo Slushie (green or black tea with Pomelo Jam and Simple Syrup)
  • Lady Bug (black tea with Strawberry Syrup and Watermelon Syrup)
  • Area 51 (green tea with Cucumber Syrup and Kiwi Syrup)
  • Mint Tea Lemon Mojito (mint tea with Lemon Syrup, Simple Syrup, and mint leaves)
  • Pink Panda (milk, Strawberry Syrup, and cookies-and-cream ice cream)

With yummy recipes, down-to-earth writing, and a delightful design, Kawaii Café Bubble Tea is the ultimate guide to this global phenomenon.
Satisfy your bubble tea cravings at home (and affordably)! Kawaii Café Bubble Tea includes over 60 easy-to-follow recipes, beautifully illustrated in a fun anime style.

No matter if you call it boba...

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What a fun book?! I do not know a lot about boboa tea, so I was excited for the introduction to and basic info about the different supplies needed. The illustrations for each tea are adorable. I enjoyed how colorful the book was. The text was easy to follow. I am looking forward to making some of the recipes. I think this book would make a great gift!

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The art is incredibly cute and the rescues are fun and easy to follow. Everything is simple enough to follow and laid out very well. There’s so many I want to try, I’ve got to get a physical copy for myself once it comes out!

Thank you to NetGalley and Quarto Publishing Group for the eARC in exchange for an honest review.

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This was a really interesting book and I thought it was really cute and adorable and I loved learning about do you not only the history, but also about how to make bubble tea and Boba and I thought it was very fascinating as I haven’t read anything like this before in the past and 100% recommend it’s cute it’s fun. Is it interactive it’s got really cool photos and step-by-step guide how to make different varieties and I would 100% recommend. It was so fun, so easy to read and I just blasted through it

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As a boba lover, I really enjoyed this book and discovered new ideas I can't wait to try. I like how they also talk about their journey with MILK+T and it made me feel like I was discovering more and more of the story with each recipe.
They really give you all the information you need to be able to make boba from scratch (making the tea, boiling store bought or making your own tapioca pearls, making jams and syrups and toppings) with many colorful and fun recipes with super cute drawings of each one . I was afraid they will suggest using powders as I've seen some boba shops doing so, and I am so glad they proved me wrong!
Each recipe has 3 options for the sweetness level which is a great bonus. The recipe for tea and slushie are wrote as one,just pointing the different steps for each, which may be a bit confusing for some people, but apart from that they are easy to follow.
Another bonus for me was using both metric and imperial measurements
In conclusion, if you want to make your own boba at home, even if you don't have any kind of experience, this book is simply great.

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This book is adorable and well written. The recipes are concise and easy to follow. The illustrations create a cute and cozy feel to what is avery comprehensive guide to making bubble tea. The associated narrative about the history of bubble tea, and the creation of MILK+T was very informative and added to the overall experience. The best part is how accessible this book made the recipes. Nothing in here requires ingredients or tools that can't be reasonably sourced by home kitchen experimenters. OUr shopping list is already full of ingredients to try several recipes over the upcoming holiday weekend (who can pass up a chance for a family full of taste-testers!).

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This was such a cute read!

I appreciate this book's soft color palate and the cute art style. It looks tailor-made for its audience and while I didn't get to try every recipe in it, I have no doubt that each one of them is someone's favorite.

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I love Boba tea so this was a very fun, cute and entertaining read as I am looking forward to following this to make my own at home, I know my friends would be really impressed if I made them bubble teas at home!

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Such a cute book! I love how the author included a recipe on how to make boba at home. I plan on making it and seeing how it turns out because it is not easy to find good boba at my local market. There are a lot of great recipes.

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Lots of yummy recipes, lots of extremely adorable pictures, and lots of really cool and interesting facts about bubble tea! Love it!!

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Thank you, NetGalley for providing me with this beautiful eARC!

This book is very pleasing to my eyes! I fell for it since the first time I saw that cute cover. Pastel colors, colorful pages, lovely short stories from the authors, and those amazing recipes I want to try them all?! I love this book so much.

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I have to admit, I had no idea how much went into making boba tea.

This book is a great introduction into making your own tea at home.

From choosing the right boba to buy or creating your own; from making your own jam or creating a speciality boba. This book has you covered.

The fun Kawaii illustrations make it an enjoyable read, that my kids wanted to follow.

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I am a tea lady, and I am obessessed with bubble tea. Whenever we go to a new place on holiday, I must try their local tea, and am very disappointed if they don’t have one. I have three bubble tea stores near me, and I’m always telling people which one is the best! 🤣 So needless to say as soon as I saw this it was an insta-grab and I read it in like 20 mins and I want a physical copy.

The illustrations in this are GORGEOUS, and the text is really informative! I learnt a lot!! I love non-fiction books that just feel like you’re having a chat with a good friend, and the way that Stacey and Beylah spoke about their love for bubble tea and the passion for their business was just that.
Being lactose-intolerant, I adore and appreciate the fact that they use non-dairy milk in their milk teas! The homemade syrups seem really easy to make too, and I really want to try “Equality” which is a mango and strawberry green tea representative of same-sex marriage equality 🥰

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This book is so cute. The illustrations are charming. It makes me want to try making my own bubble tea if the process for making boba wasn’t so time consuming. I appreciate the all natural recipes for the flavorings and syrups.

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“Kawaii Café Bubble Tea” by Stacey Kwong and Beyah Del Mundo is a fantastic recipe book on bubble tea. Not only does it have information on how to brew the right tea and a lot of classic bubble tea recipes but homemade sweeteners, jam recipes, non-dairy base options, bubble tea slushies, homemade syrups, ice cream bubble tea recipes, topping choices, and pudding recipes. It is so cute but also has so many great ideas and recipes for a lot of different types of bubble teas. 5 out of 5 stars.

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Bubble tea is a family favourite in our home and it's something we really needed to learn how to make. This book makes it simple, easy and fun for us to make bubble tea in the future. Also it's illustrated really well and so cute. Our favourite was the pineberry. We also made our own one with pineapple and coconut milk! SOooo good!
Thanks to Netgalley for the ARC.

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Thank you to NetGalley and Quarto Publishing Group for allowing me to access and review this cookbook.

I thought this was a very interesting cookbook to add to my kitchen because I've heard many good things about Bubble Tea over the years, but have never really been interested in buying it at stores or anything like that. The tapioca pearl thing kind of turned my attention off of a it as well - not to say that it's bad! I've just been picky until recent years.

When it comes to this cookbook though, I have to say I am very pleased with it. The information is easy to take in, and the pictures really help make the whole experience fun and interesting! The designs are sort of inspired by anime themes, which makes sense for the subject.

The book starts you off with the basics, letting you know what kitchen equipment you'll need to get started and some basic information about the history of bubble tea, what it is, as well as what it isn't. The chapters break down as follows -

Fruit & Teas
Classic Milk Teas
Specialty Drinks
Sip N Dips (Ice cream bubble tea!!! Such a great idea.)

This is a very well rounded bubble tea cookbook that covers everything you need to know to avoid making mistakes early on and to add some interesting skillsets to your kitchen activity, such as learning how to use fresh fruits and such to make your own jams and syrups! Delicious!

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This is the CUTEST recipe book ever. My 9 year old granddaughter is obsessed with bubble tea and she loves creating her own things. I am going to purchase the actual book for her when it is published - she is absolutely going to love this one.

Great recipes, colours in the book and easy to follow instructions. I also cannot wait to try some of these drinks. My mouth was salivating reading the recipes!

Thank you to NetGalley and the publishers for this electronic advanced reader copy in exchange for my honest review.

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This is a very cute recipe book on how to master the art of bubble tea making. The illustrations were adorable and the recipes were easy to follow. I tried out the green milk tea because that is the only recipe that I had ingredients for. It was delicious. Thank you! I loved the dedication in the book haha! I’m proud of you my fellow Asian sister! You go girl!

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Absolutely adorable illustrations, easy to follow recipes and a world of fun to have with new boba adventures on every page.

Bubble tea is amazing but it can be expensive- and the risk of trying something new if you don’t like it doesn’t always feel worth it.

But this recipe book makes it safe to try new things and to make an experience out of it along the way.

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What a wonderful recipe book for boba! The illustrations are incredibly adorable and cute, and the recipes are laid out concisely and accessibly for the home kitchen. It's so hard to find a laid out recipe book for milk teas, toppings, and recommendations and recipes on how to add them together smoothly that this book covers it all. This book would make the perfect Christmas gift and a great addition to your aesthetic cookbook shelf!

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This is the cutest recipe book I've ever seen! I'm excited to try many of the recipes here, and I'm inspired to try making boba from scratch.
Thank you to the authors for such a detailed and instructive, yet adorable, recipe book! I'll enjoy making these for my family.

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As someone who loves boba, this book is awesome and adorable. I actually want to try to make my own now. So cute!

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Short (65 pages) but beautifully cute book.

My favorite beautiful picture is the little kiwi cat on the side of the drink on page 52.
Some of the smoothies are pleasant and tart. Most rely on making a specific jam ahead of time (e.g. pomelo or kiwi jam) enabling a quicker start for the smoothie once one has the jam made but it takes an extra step of effort to make the “blend and drink” simpler later.
Little details like the “science of ice” make one appreciate the quest for the perfect smoothie. It goes through the basics of different bases and the basics of making “grade A” boba. While it’s cute it’s not simple for kids to make without adult supervision but the art is definitely kawaii. Collectible for boba tea lovers.

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this is so cute! the cover really caught my attention, so i tried some of the recipes. i think these are easy to follow and delicious! highly recommend.

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Boba tea, bubble tea, whatever you call it, it's delicious!

Kawaii Cafe Bubble Tea is a celebration of the Milk+T bubble tea franchise, and their bubble or boba teas.

This book has everything- from the ideal brewing temperature of different teas to the history of boba (including how to make them from scratch or how to cook ready-made ones), to bubble tea recipes. There are notes for vegan readers, the back story to why certain ingredients or methods are used, and much much more

The recipes sound amazing. They are clearly written and easy to follow, and I've already earmarked some to try at home. The ingredients listed are NOT region-specific (I often find American cookbooks have particular ingredients that do not translate well globally), which makes them accessible. Each recipe is accompanied by a hand-drawn illustration to show the expected results, and often a bit of narrative surrounding the reasoning behind the flavours/names/idea.

I can't wait to get started making my bubble tea using these recipes!

~ Many thanks to NetGalley for providing a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review~

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I love bubble tea. It is my goto drink when I am out and about, and I have even experimented with making my own at home from scratch. If you also are interested in making some bubble tea at home then Kawaii Café Bubble Tea is here to hold your hand and take you through the process.

This recipe book has 7 distinct sections: Introduction and the origin of bubble tea; the basic of boba; fruit teas; milk teas; speciality drinks; sip’n’dips; and toppings. The first section provides a background in what bubble tea is and where it is from. After that every section details different ways to make you bubble tea. In these sections you will find numerous ways to make different drinks, whether you decide to include the boba into them or not is your choice!

The recipes that I cannot wait to make are the Ladybug (Watermelon & Strawberry Black Tea), the Babybug (Watermelon and Strawberry Refresher), the classic Black Milk Tea, The Piglet (Strawberry Coconut Milk), and The Evelyn (Strawberry Milk Tea). Honestly picking out which drinks I am going to make is the hardest part of this book! So many combinations look very enticing I have no idea where to start.

This recipe book also includes illustrations for each of the drinks, and also the relevant equipment at the beginning of the book. Every drink has an illustration beside it to give you an idea of what the drink will look like, which is a must-have for me. Also, by using an illustration instead of a picture doesn’t give you unrealistic expectations as to how your drink will end up looking. This is very good, epically since you can ass so many different topping to bubble tea that you would need countless images to show all the options available to you!

A very well laid out and easy to follow recipe book that I will certainly be using when I feel like I want some bubble tea at home.

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This is the CUTEST book I've ever read in my life! I love boba and having this book is a dream come true! I love the cute art throughout the book, as well as the introduction to where boba originated from. I love that it has a recipe to make your own tapioca balls, how great! I will definitely be purchasing this book once it's available and recommending it to everyone I know!

Thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for allowing me early access to this book.

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The recipes in this book as well as the cute illustrations are what really make this book fun and interactive. I enjoy how the recipes are easy to follow and how simple it is to prepare. The steps are broken down into manageable and easy to understand words that even a child (with adult supervision) can help make these fun drinks. What really stood out to me is the fact that the authors made the sweetness of the recipes easy to customize to your sweet tolerance levels. This is a cookbook that has whimsical aspects and adds a dash of cuteness to what would have been a boring cookbook.

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This book is super adorable! The kawaii aesthetics make something complex and make it seem easier and less stressful. I loved learning about Boba as well s milk Tea. The book talks you through syrups and other extras needed to make the tea. This is the perfect book for someone who wants to make their own!

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This is an adorable yet informative book about boba! I love the different recipes and I cannot wait to try them all. So wonderful! Would be an excellent gift for any bubble tea lover.

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What a gem! I have newly discovered a love for boba (I know, I know, late to the game!) and this book was a pure joy to flip through! I loved learning about the basics and history of boba! Absolutely adorable illustrations throughout!! I have saved several recipes and can’t wait to give them a try! Highly recommend to boba, tea, or simply yummy drink fans!

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This is an extensive how-to guide on all things bubble tea!

Kwong and del Mundo take their time teaching you how to make everything from the boba to the teas to the toppings with easy to follow recipes and adorable illustrations.

I'm usually one to skip the 10 pages of backstory to a recipe, but they kept their stories short, sweet, relevant, and entertaining.

I'd recommend this to any fellow bubble tea lover looking to branch out and not pay a billion dollars for their favourite drink!

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Yum Yum yum!! What a cute recipe book! Easy to follow, I can't wait to make some of these recipes!!!

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Kawaii Cafe' Bubble Tea is a treat for anyone who loves bubble tea or just tea in general.

I was happy that the authors included a detailed list of everything I might want to add to my bubble tea and the equipment needed to brew the best quality teas. This makes it so easy to make a list to have everything you'll need and not keep going back for more.

I've tried to create my own bubble tea and the flavors just weren't great, but the recipes included in this cookbook all look amazing. I haven't tried all of them, but I made a few of the milk teas and they were incredible. My daughter is a huge fan of the Baby Bug - strawberry and watermelon refresher.

I appreciated the history of boba, how to make the simple syrups, and well, just everything about this book. I already plan to gift a few copies to my bubble tea loving family members when the book comes out.

Thank you to NetGalley and the publishers for this ARC. All opinions are my own.

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This book so helpfull for me who like to experiment making something. I have headache while making boba and this book give me much information about boba 101. With cute picture and recipe it fun to follow the instruction.

Thank you to NetGalley for provide this book, it is pleasure to review this book.

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This recipe book was so cute! I love that it had unique recipes and that it was both informative and easy to understand.

What really drew me in were the adorable illustrations! They were precious and I enjoyed that the design style, illustrations, and color scheme were consistent throughout the book.

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I LOOVEE bubble-tea with my whole heart and soul but lets face it they ain't cheap and even when u make them at home without proper recipe they turn out horrendous and make u doubt your cooking skills. That's why when I picked this book, I didn't have any second thoughts regarding it. The theme of the book seems anime-inspired which is so cute my eyes ended up sweating lol. What's really interesting is they take you through the very basics and includes all these cute and tiny and fun drawings that just keep you looking. The steps written are very clear and do not leave scopes for any kind of mistakes. I easily finished this in 15mins and cant wait to try them at home. Its so perfect that I'd love to own a physical copy once its out to add to my cookbooks..

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This is the CUTEST little recipe book! I love the graphics and the format of the book. I LOVE all things Kawaii and Boba and this book did not disappoint! I now have a treasure trove of easy to make recipes that I can reference at home. Thank you for the gifted e-copy in exchange for my honest opinion.

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A book full of cute art and perfect for boba lovers. There are many creative recipes with steps that can be easily followed. Tried some recipes and they are very good! I would recommend the book to any tea lover (or pretty drink lover).

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Beautiful cover! This whole book is pleasing to the eye. The color and the artwork are not only kawaii but lovely as well. The aesthetics are great and so are the recipes! It was an informative read! (Cute and yummy too!)

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Very handy and informative book on all things Boba. Easy read with engaging pictures in a lighthearted fun style. The book would make a great gift for teen or really anyone who has been wondering about Boba. I had my first Boba this year and I’m hooked. Lovely book and very informative.

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I am now a self-proclaimed bubble tea connoisseur~ And it's all thanks to this cookbook!

Need a recipe for a fruit tea using homemade jam? We've got you. Need a recipe for homemade almond jellies to top off your boba? Say no more! Need a recipe using store bought ingredients to make a quick and easy boba? You've come to the right place!

This cookbook simplifies the bubble-tea making process so that anyone may create delicious and adorable drinks at home, no matter what ingredients you may have on hand! Everything is adaptable~

I absolutely adored the different bubble tea drawings, especially with the little animal designs, and I would definitely love to own this book personally for future reference. As a bubble tea lover this is a must-have item!

— Thank you to Netgalley and Quarto Publishing Group for providing the eARC in exchange for a review. All opinions are my own

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This was a cool find on Netgalley! I love boba tea and I've always been interested in how it's made. This book gave recipes and techniques, anecdotes, and a bit of history. I'll definitely be picking up a hard copy when it comes out so I can experiment with making my own boba tea!

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"Kawaii Café Bubble Tea" is a super cute recipe and info book about bubble teas. I really likes that it had step by step guides on everything from the drinks themselves to how to properly brew the teas, make homemade sweeteners and flavors. It is all in illustrated format but would have maybe been nice to have a real drink picture maybe implanted into an illustration or two. Overall, very cute and helpful to the budding bubble drink maker.

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Thank you for a review copy in exchange for an honest review.

I wanna start by saying the art in this is SO CUTE. I’m obsessed with it. The recipes are very easy to follow and there’s so much information on how to brew the different types of teas and everything! Very informative and very easy to follow and understand. Will definitely be trying out some of these recipes myself!

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I’m not from the U.S. so I don’t know about MILK+T— but I am so glad I downloaded this book!
First of all, the illustrations are SO cute.
Second, and most important of all, the recipes are incredibly easy to follow.

I always used to think that boba was very difficult to make, but while there are technical aspects that you would have to pay attention to, it’s really not as difficult as I thought it would be. Also the jam and fruit tea recipes are so drool-worthy! I can’t wait to try it all out :) I just want this in a hardcover and keep it on my coffee table because it’s so darn cute!

Thank you NetGalley and the publishers for the eARC!

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This was the cutest book! The illustrations are so darling, you can’t help but smile while looking at the pictures of the “Sip ‘n’ Dips”. The Electric Feel and Pink Panda were my favourites! There was a good amount of information about Boba and the history of Bubble Tea, as a Bubble Tea lover this was a delight to read about. The recipes seem easy enough to try and replicate at home and would be a really fun idea to try for a girls night or date night!

If you are a Boba lover or just enjoy making fun drinks at home, you’re sure to love this sweet book!

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Rating : 5 out of 5
Blurbs :
Kawaii Café Bubble Tea covers all the basics, from brewing tea and making your own tapioca balls (aka boba) to handcrafting sweeteners, syrups, toppings, and more with all-natural ingredients and no corn syrup. Each recipe includes exciting anime-style illustrations and instructions for customizing to your preferred level of sweetness.

Learn how to make:

Milk Teas (lactose-free Thai, black milk, and green milk teas)
Fruit Teas (strawberry, mango, watermelon, kiwi, pineapple, pomelo, and cucumber teas)
Specialty Drinks (with special ingredients including coconut milk, almond butter, taro root, and ice cream)

Recipes include:

Pomelo Slushie (green or black tea with Pomelo Jam and Simple Syrup)
Lady Bug (black tea with Strawberry Syrup and Watermelon Syrup)
Area 51 (green tea with Cucumber Syrup and Kiwi Syrup)
Mint Tea Lemon Mojito (mint tea with Lemon Syrup, Simple Syrup, and mint leaves)
Pink Panda (milk, Strawberry Syrup, and cookies-and-cream ice cream)

With yummy recipes, down-to-earth writing, and a delightful design, Kawaii Café Bubble Tea is the ultimate guide to this global phenomenon.

Thoughts : Not an enjoyer of boba tea but I love this book! The art is amazing and all the TMIs I received is soooo nice and good. Thank you Netgalley for the advanced copy!

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Do you have a bubble tea lover at home? or do you know anyone obsessed with this drink? Yeah, I have one of those at home. a tween who would trade almost anything for a visit to a boba tea place. This book made her day. no, it made her week. Maybe even made her month.
It tells what makes bubble tea, how to make it, and explains everything step by step and in great detail, and in a very easy-to-understand way. Also, there are absolutely adorable drawings.

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This is adorable! I love this and it makes me want to have all of the boba teas! I love the simplicity and the easy to follow instructions on every page. Magnificent!

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This was the cutest book I’ve ever seen! From the illustrations to the recipes, I loved everything about this. Can’t wait to try all the cute recipes in my own home-café.

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Omg!!! If this is not the cutest book ever! Bubble tea is such a big trend right now and I love how thorough this book is in every section and every recipe. Giving the “sweetness percentages” was absolutely smart.

And the drawings!!! What a beautiful and vibrant book. Will definitely be purchasing a physical copy for my kitchen/

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Kawaii Cafe Bubble Tea is a cookbook and basic introduction to boba(bubble) tea. Before getting to recipes, the book first introduces the reader to the origin of boba tea. Then it gives a list of essential equipment, a “Tea 101” page explaining different types of tea used in boba and how to brew them, and “Boba 101” and how to make it. Then there are pages about various creamers and sweeteners. I appreciated that the authors talked about their opinions about the pros and cons between different types of ingredients. Later they also include a page about how to make taro paste.

The book discusses how to brew each type of tea before going into the more complicated bubble tea recipes. There’s directions for how to brew prepackaged thai tea as well as a recipe for homemade thai tea. There are sections of recipes for fruit teas, milk teas, specialty drinks (that might not include tea), and “sip n’ dips”(which include ice cream). All ingredients needed are easily available or things you probably already have at home.

In the Fruit Tea section, I loved the idea of making jam or syrup to use for my tea, rather than using artificial fruit syrup! I think that you could find many recipes online for boba with artificial syrup, but the fact that the authors of this book chose to suggest making natural syrup makes the recipes feel more natural, personal to them, and special.

Lastly there is a section that discusses various toppings that work in the drinks.

I really enjoy this recipe book and I can’t wait to try it. The illustrations as well as the entire pages themselves are adorable and fun. I will be contacting the publisher to ask for a physical copy.

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I really enjoyed this book. Cute with really detailed recipes. I am big fan of boba drinks and wanted to try them at home, but most of the tutorials seemed to be to hard (at least for me). Now, I have this cutie and I will give them a try. This book have everything, how to properly brew a tea, how to make your boba, what kind of equipment you need, even recipe for syrups , jams etc! P.S. wish me luck when I will be trying to recreate "Lady Bug" ;)

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I adore bubble tea, but let's be real, buying it can burn a hole in your pocket. And if you try to make it at home without the right recipe, well, let's just say it can turn out pretty disastrous, making you doubt your cooking chops big time.

That's why when I got my hands on this book, I didn't even think twice. The book's got this super cute, anime-inspired vibe that had me all warm and fuzzy inside. What's even cooler is that it takes you from the absolute basics, and it's chock-full of these adorable little drawings that'll keep your eyes glued to the page.

The instructions are crystal clear, and they don't leave any room for messing up. I breezed through the whole thing in just 20 minutes, and now I'm itching to try making my own bubble tea at home. It's so darn perfect that I can't wait to get my hands on a physical copy once it's out.

*Thank you to NetGalley and Quarto Publishing Group for providing the eARC in exchange for a review, but all thoughts are my own*

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Such a cute read. I actually learned a lot about syrups and fruits and jams. I like the illustrations as well as how they named the drinks. This was an interesting look into a bubble tea and the best and creative ways to make it. Thank you.

Thanks to NetGalley the publishers for the arc.

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Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for this ARC in exchange for an honest review! What an adorable, fun. and useful book! My sister and I adore getting bubble tea. It's always something we treat ourselves to when we get together! I can only imagine how much fun we'll have making these recipes! I'm definitely going to be purchasing this book for her and others as soon as I can. I think this book really makes for a great gift!

The recipes are easy to follow and the art makes each one seem like a must-try. It's just too cute to resist! There's so many really tasty looking drinks to choose from that I don't know where to start! Each description is well-written- the exact balance needed between informative and fun. I think the instructions are clear and could be followed by someone trying to make teas for the very first time. And I love the helpful little tips on some of the recipes as well. All around definitely think this book is well worth getting and trying out!

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The way this book had me drooling over the recipes!

I really loved the art style in here - it worked so well for illustrating the drinks.
I thought this was really well laid out, with the history of boba, as well as breakdowns of what equipment you need, different teas and milk substitutes etc and then the recipes.

I would love to have a physical copy of this and use it to make my own bubble tea at home (without a kit!)

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I will start off by saying I LOVE bubble tea. I had a run of obsession with the drink where I (no lie) made it for several months straight. Not every cup was perfect; there was A LOT of trial and error. I only say this because I wish I had this book handy during that period of time.

Where do I start?
This was a great guide for appreciators of bubble tea. I truly commend the authors in their obvious passion for bubble tea. Their recipes are incredibly logical and walk you patiently through every aspect of the drink. This book is made for beginners and connoisseurs alike. There is great appreciation exhibited within the depth and wealth of knowledge provided. By the end, you are well equipped to make drinks with any form of ingredient you have on hand, from tapioca flour to fruit to store bought boba. Not only are you guided through making different refreshers and milk tea but you are given the option to make jams and syrups FROM SCRATCH. Furthermore, there are SO many drink ideas provided to try.

Finally, the illustrations were also ABSOLUTELY adorable. They are peppered all throughout the cookbook. I love how almost every drink/topping/syrup was accompanied by its cute sidekick.

I would highly recommend this guide for anyone who is even remotely into bubble tea.

Thank you NetGalley and Quarto Publishing Group for providing me with a copy of this book in change for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

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Kawaii Café Bubble Tea is AMAZING! This recipe book is definitely a must-have book for all boba and bubble tea lovers out there.

Equipped with cute and colourful Kawaii illustrations, this book includes in-depth explanations and tips and tricks on how to make the best bubble teas at home or for a business. This book goes over and explains the importance of various types of teas, boba, tea bases, syrups, jams, toppings, and even ice! It includes TONS of recipes for syrups, jams, and of course, bubble tea! From classic milk teas to new and creative ones like:
- "The Piglet" (Strawberry & Coconut Milk with Boba)
- "The Guilt Trip" (Milk Tea with Brown Sugar Syrup, Chocolate, Caramel, Boba, and Egg Pudding)
- "Night Shift" (Milk Tea with Peanut Butter, Chocolate, and Boba)

I'll definitely be trying the drink recipes in here. Pick yourself a copy and try them out!

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Thakn you Quarto Publishing Group for the ARC!

Talk about the perfect Christmas gift for all my boba lovers and maybe my ABGs out there lol. This was so cute and VERY detailed. I was expecting a few cute illustrations with basic recipes BUT nope. This book went above and beyond - my fave is definitely the fruit tea section. <3

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What a cute book! The recipes are extremely helpful, and we'll written. The art is so adorable, mg daughter loved it! I like the various options given at the beginning, and most of the recipes seem like ones we will enjoy.

Thank you!

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Netgalley review

It's hard to rate a recipe book I feel, especially if you haven't tried any of the recipes yet but it's the first one I've read front to back so I give it that.

The illustrations are absolutely adorable, they fit the vibe of the book and overall help the viewer get a glimpse into the recipes without photos being involved. I've read recipe books before without pictures, not even illustrations or anything, it's hard to not have any sort of visual to what you're making so I feel the illustrations help market the recipes in a convincing way, making you want to try them as soon as possible.

The little snippets of stories don't bother me, I'm not a fan of long anecdotes slapped randomly into online recipes that go on for pages so I think the small quick inputs make it feel personal but doesn't take away that it's still a recipe book.

As soon as I have free time, I am 100% trying some of these recipes with my family. They're all so easily understandable and accessible to make. I appreciate them willing to share ingredients and full recipes to drinks that they sell, I'm a big believer in knowledge sharing.

I thank the authors and netgalley for giving me the chance to read and review this book.

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I love the drawings! The artwork is amazing.
The drinks are also great! The recipies are easy to follow, though some of the materials may be hard to find.

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This is an absolute hit!
I initially downloaded this book because it was cute (and it absolutely is) however it is so much more.
This is a legitimate recipe book. Let me explain. The bubble tea recipes are presented in ways that are visually appealing but the ingredients used are explained as well. This book goes beyond bubble tea. There's desserts, hot teas, refreshers and more. There's room and opportunity to be creative because the author has explained the recipes in detail. I'm lactose intolerant and there are plenty of options and substitutes for me.
On a personal note the dedication was beautiful. I know your parents are incredibly proud.
Thank you Stacey Kwong, Beyah del Mundo and Netgallery for allowing me to read this book. My daughter and I love it!

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This book is adorable and very informative! The art is wonderful and I love how the book is not just recipes but it tells you the cultural background of boba and gives your knowledge on how boba works. The recipes I tried were also delicious. If you wanna learn how to make tasty boba than this book is for you!

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I don't normally pick up a cookbook, for the times I make my meals from scratch can be counted by fingers. Yet it doesn't come as a surprise that I decide to read this one. There are a list of reasons why:
- first, I have to admit that I was instantly drawn by this adorable cover (let's be honest, how can I resist?) I still can't get over it.
- the blurb. I'm a huge bubble tea fan. I buy it whenever I desire and honestly, that's pretty bad for my bank account (yes, I have a terrible money management, don't come at me). So imagine being offered a solution to satisfy my bubble tea cravings at home, of course I can't turn it down.

I love that it offers wide variation to choose from. Moreover, the steps are so detailed and thorough that I could picture myself following them as I make my own drink of choice without much difficulty. I am especially excited to try out baby bug, best friend, humanity first, and guilt trip. <3

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I love Bubble tea! I enjoyed the recipes for flavors and the variations of flavor profiles offered in this book. Super fun gift idea for a boba loving friend

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As the title says, absolutely adorable! The highlight of this mini cookbook is the dreamy art. It’s also a good guide for those who want to try their hand at making boba tea at home but want to make it using wholesome ingredients instead of powders; there’s instructions on how to make fresh tapioca, syrups and jams from fruit, and even boba jellies and pudding. The book also introduces us to some interesting flavours you usually don’t see in boba stores often, such as cucumber. But even if you’re hopeless in the kitchen, it’s worth a read for the art on its own!

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I love the recipes in this book. They are really fun. I love that there are recipes for ingredients that go in some of the bubble teas, like different syrups. To at really adds some quality to the book. I would definitely buy this either for myself, or for a friend who might like some cutesy stuff.

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This is super cute and easy to follow. I love bubble tea and found the instructions within this to be incredibly easy to follow.

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This is a recipe book for bubble tea, jams, slushies, mojitos (fum nonalcoholic ideas), milkshakes, sips and dips, and even egg pudding, syrups, and signature teas as well. Explains the original and the supplies well. It's very cute with illustrations on the pages.

So much to try, makes a great gift for self-care but also to enjoy with friends.

Thank you Netgalley and Publisher for this digital Arc.

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A sweet, beautifully-designed recipe book and love letter to all things boba! Blending recipes, gorgeous illustrations, the cultural history of the beloved drink and even insight into entrepreneurship, Kawaii Cafe Bubble Tea is a fresh, fun read that will leave your heart full and your mouth watering. Fantastic for those who want to try out new recipes (I love the sound of the Top Shelf!!) or just want to learn more about boba and pore over the illustrations, I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this title!

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