How to make Vietnamese coffee or Ca Phe Sua or Ca Phe Nua
Vietnamese coffee is a strong and wonderfully flavoured coffee that needs a simple filter, known as the Phin filter. This is an article on how to make Vietnamese coffee. It’s easy and you must try it at home.
The South East Asia region features a distinctive coffee that’s best known as the Vietnamese coffee. This is also because Vietnam is the second largest producer of coffee for the world.
Coarse ground coffee – 3 teaspoons or depending on your Phin filter size
Hot water – 60ml
Condensed milk – 2 teaspoons or to your taste
Steps to make hot Vietnamese coffee or Ca Phe Sua or Ca Phe Nua
Place condensed milk into cup
Place coffee powder into the filter
Tamp down slightly
Pour about 20 ml of hot water and watch the coffee grounds expand.
Then add the remaining 40 ml of hot water
Wait for about 2 minutes and the strong coffee will filter into cup
Stir and enjoy your cup of Ca Phe Sua or Vietnamese coffee
Equipment you need to make Ca Phe Sua
Equipment for boiling hot water either a kettle, stove top pot or boiling water tap or any other method.
Tamping is a skill, too loose, then you’ll get a runny coffee brew. Too tight, then coffee wont drip out.
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