It was the French that brought coffee to Vietnam in the 19th Century and the cash crop became its own. Today there are vast tracts of coffee plantations on the
There is an abundance of two things in Ho Chi Minh City one is the bustling overcrowded streets and traffic. The other is the numerous scattering of coffee houses which is what Vietnamese simply love and thrive on. Any tourist who visits Vietnam cannot fail to notice the scattering of coffee houses. The Vietnamese coffee is rich and deep roasted without being burnt. As a tourist the uniquely made coffee is an experience that you would not like to miss.
The balcony cafes are where tourists enjoy a different coffee that is half filter cup of very strong coffee which is mixed with an almost equal amount of condensed milk and then poured into a glass with ice. If you like your coffee sweet and nectary then this is what you will find delicious and besides will fill you with immediate energy. As you do your tourist act you will realise that it definitely does stir you on as it keeps you cool. You might not believe it but strangely many a tourist does get addicted to this different coffee experience!
It was the French that brought coffee to Vietnam in the 19th Century and the cash crop became its own. Today there are vast tracts of coffee plantations on the highlands in Vietnam. Trung Nguyen Coffee is the most known coffee in Vietnamese and the tourist cannot fail to encounter Trung Nguyen Coffee cafes across Ho Chi Minh City. The coffees they have on their menus will leave you spellbound at the sheer variety. A variety of coffee which is especially made for women to reduce skin problems is called Passiona. It has been developed over a long period of time to especially combat dry skin and women are quite addicted to it. The tourists cannot stay without sampling Trung Nguyen coffees. It has become so popular that this coffee is now exported to other countries as a premium Vietnamese coffee.
Vietnamese coffee is brewed one filter cup at a time in Phin, which is how they call the filter. This method enables the coffee steep in properly giving it a unique flavour and taste. The second method used to make coffee is the French Press which enables the coffee to brew well. This method like the coffee is naturally a French inheritance. However, Vietnamese coffee has become world renowned as a beverage and as a brew with medicinal values. What tourists find intriguing is that the food and the coffee in Vietnam is enjoyed on low stools, the traditional Vietnamese seating,
Coffee is taken very seriously in Vietnam and the coffee packets are not vacuum sealed as they use a warm seal method that encloses the freshly roasted coffee while it is still out gassing. Perhaps it is this that gives it the flavour that is so highly regarded. This method keeps the oxygen from entering the coffee bags while carbon dioxide is released from them. Oxygen can deteriorate the flavour deteriorates flavour in a matter of even hours so seal well after use.