Vietnam has been ranked second among the seven destinations everyone who loves coffee needs to visit, according to a list released by Irish Examiner, an Irish national daily newspaper.“In Vietnam order a ca phe sua da (Vietnamese iced coffee), a traditional iced coffee that sees ground beans tipped into a French drip filter, before being sweetened with condensed milk,” Irish Examiner wrote.
Cape Town (South Africa) tops the list, followed by Vietnam, Melbourne (Australia), Italy, Vienna (Austria), Sweden, Turkey.
Earlier, World famous travel website CNTraveler listed Vietnamese coffee among top 15 best coffee around the world. According to the website, Vietnamese iced coffee with sweetened condensed milk is widely available throughout the world, but it’s an especially delicious treat to seek out while visiting Vietnam.
Vietnamese iced coffee is a traditional Vietnamese coffee recipe. At its simplest, Vietnamese iced coffee is made using medium to coarse ground dark roast Vietnamese-grown coffee with a small metal Vietnamese drip filter.
After the hot water is added, the drip filter releases drop of hot coffee slowly into a cup. This finished cup of hot coffee is then quickly poured into a glass full of ice making the finished Vietnamese iced coffee.
A popular way to drink Vietnamese coffee is Vietnamese iced coffee with sweetened condensed milk. This is done by filling up the coffee cup with 2 – 3 tablespoons or more of sweetened condensed milk prior to the drip filter process.
Vietnam welcomed some 11.616 million foreign visitors in the first nine months of 2018, an 22.9% increase from the same period last year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) has said in a monthly report.