What are those gelatinous balls that congregate at the bottom of your cup of milky tea? What are the little pearls commingling with your vanilla pudding? Here's the secret science of Tapioca!
Rock candy, so popularly associated with garishly colored sticks and strings, makes its first appearance in world culinography in 9th century Iran. It seems even at such an early time in human history we had already learned to grow sugar crystals. And why would we be growing sugar crystals? Keep reading!