VIETNAMESE COFFEE

VIETNAMESE COFFEE

The Origins Vietnamese coffee’s reputation is well-known and well-deserved. The French brought coffee to this region in the 19th century and to this day, Vietnam has become the second-largest producer in the world after Brazil. The Central Highlands region–around six hours north of Ho Chi Minh City–is home to the farms and fields producing the many varieties of this magical and addictive bean that is stored in pantries worldwide. . What makes this drink so distinctively good? Why, it’s the combination of its two main ingredients: the sweet condensed milk –which gives it that toothsome, creamy texture–and the way in which the coffee bean is brewed. The Robusta bean is the bean of choice in Vietnam, as it is cheaper and almost twice as strong as the Arabica bean, the…
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