Vietnamese iced coffee

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Cà phê sữa đá)
Jump to: navigation, search
Ca phe da
Ca Phe Sua Nong.JPG
Cà phê sữa nóng, a hot variation
Alternative names Vietnamese iced coffee, cafe da
Type Beverage
Place of origin Vietnam
Serving temperature Hot or Cold
Main ingredients dark roast coffee, water, sweetened condensed milk
Cookbook:Ca phe da  Ca phe da
Cà phê sữa đá ready to be stirred, poured over ice, and enjoyed.

Vietnamese iced coffee, also known as Ca phe da or cafe da (Vietnamese: cà phê đá, literally "ice coffee") is a traditional Vietnamese coffee recipe.

"Vietnamese iced coffee with milk", also known as ca phe sua da or cà phê sữa đá It is also called ca phe nau da (Vietnamese: cà phê nâu đá, "iced brown coffee") in northern Vietnam.

At its simplest, Ca phe da is made with coarsely ground Vietnamese-grown dark roast coffee individually brewed with a small metal French drip filter (cà phê phin) into a cup containing about a quarter to a half as much sweetened condensed milk, stirred and poured over ice. The coarse grind allows the use of the cà phê phin.

History[edit]

Coffee was introduced into Vietnam by French colonists in the late 19th century. Vietnam quickly became a strong exporter of coffee with many plantations in the central highlands. The beverage was adopted with regional variations. Because of limitations on the availability of fresh milk, the French and Vietnamese began to use sweetened condensed milk with a dark roast coffee.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]