Egg coffee (cà phê trứng) is a Vietnamese beverage which is historically ready with egg yolks, sugar, condensed milk and Robusta espresso. The drink is made by beating egg yolks with sugar and low, then extracting the espresso into the half of the cup, adopted by the same quantity of egg cream, which is ready by heating and beating the yolks.
The primary cup of egg coffee was made in early 20th century by Nguyen Van Giang. He was a bartender on the 5-star Sofitel Legend Metropole resort underneath French domination. The good-grandfather Giang had turned the western Cappuccino into ‘egg espresso’ made from acquainted substances.
A cup of egg coffee is normally a small and brief cup, match to a hand palm. Thus, you possibly can simply strive an sufficient quantity to style the deliciousness however nonetheless make you've gotten a fond remembrance and want for extra. The cup is served inside a bowl of sizzling water to retain its temperature. The wedding of the egg’s wealthy style and fragrant espresso wafting by the air makes up particular taste. To drink egg espresso, folks ought to slowly stir bobbed froth of whipped egg with the espresso beneath. Candy and engaging of egg and milk are in concord with bitterness of espresso and leaves behind the mesmerizing scent.
Egg coffee has appeared for a very long time, however it's nonetheless a sizzling pattern of delicacies in Hanoi until now. It is usually an exquisite cultural function of Hanoi. The recipe for egg espresso may be very easy and it was printed very quickly. Nonetheless the variety of coffee retailers making egg coffee efficiently may be very small.
There are only a few well-known addresses for egg coffee:
Giảng cafe: No.106 Yen Phu Street (close to West Lake)
No.39 Nguyen Huu Huan Street (close to the Old Quarter)
Đinh cafe: No.13 Dinh Tien Hoang Street (has lake view of the Sword Lake)