Vietnamese cold brew iced coffee
For years, customers from Honey & Butter have wanted to know the secret to their amazing Master BLK™ Vietnamese cold brew coffee. Well now, that secret is exposed and it's really easy to make. Known as "Ca Phe Sua Da", Vietnamese iced coffee is known for being strong yet sweet. Now when used with Master BLK™ Cold Brew, your Vietnamese Iced Coffee will not only be strong and sweet, it'll be smooth.
ingredients you'll need:
Serving Size: 1
- 1/2 cup of Master BLK™ Cold Brew
- 1/2 cup of Sweetened Condensed Milk
- Crushed Ice or Ice Cubes
how to make it:
- Pour the 1/2 cup of Master BLK™ Cold Brew into glass over ice.
- Add the 1/2 cup of sweetened condensed milk (1/3 cup for less sweet).
- Stir & Serve!
History of Vietnamese Coffee
When you think of a coffee exporter, Colombia, France, or Brazil will probably come to mind. Few would've thought that Vietnam would be a major exporter. In fact, Vietnam is the world's second largest exporter of coffee and holds a 20% market share. The nation exports coffee at a rate of over 1 million tons and is the second leading food export behind rice. But where did their iced coffee concept originate?
If you guessed France, you were correct. Coffee was introduced to Vietnam by the French in 1857. The rich, fertile lands were rapidly cultivated for coffee production and it became a crucial part of their economy and foreign trade. Unfortunately, due to the Vietnam War several years later, production was stalled until 1986. Even then, only private enterprises were allow to grow and produce coffee beans but still, coffee became a integral part of not only Vietnam's economy but their culture as well. Known for their potency and delicious creaminess, Vietnamese coffee attracts hundreds of consumers each day.
Coffee Culture in America
Vietnamese Iced Coffee isn't just a core part of their culture in Vietnam, it's also an important cultural heritage for Vietnamese Americans that immigrated over to the United States following the Vietnam War. Americans of all races and ethnicity have rejoice to the delicious exotic flavors of Vietnamese food and beverages, like pho, boba milk tea, and ca phe sua da. Often nicknamed, "the Vietnamese Heart of Orange County", Little Saigon stretches throughout the county, primarily Garden Grove, Santa Ana, Fountain Valley, and Westminster. Its influence even stretches to Irvine, Orange and Anaheim; boasting with over 6,000 Vietnamese-American businesses, most of them being delicious restaurants and boba shops. It's the closest place you can come to Vietnamese society and culture.
While most tourists might go in search of the best pho restaurant, locals will go in search of the best coffee/boba shop. Every year, new coffee and boba shops appear in this Vietnamese Heart of Orange County and millennials are always on the lookout for new places to study, new appetizers to try, and great coffee beverages to drink and, of course, take photos for the Instagram or Snapchat. Due to the vast popularity of Vietnamese Iced Coffee, there are an infinite amount of coffee shops throughout its boundaries and influence. Even Whole Foods and Starbucks have begun offering coffee from Vietnam.