How do you use a Viet French press?
The other, easier way to make Vietnamese iced coffee is to use a French Press. Grind your coffee to a medium-coarse grind and place 2 heaping tablespoons into your French Press. Then, add 2/3 cup boiling water over the top, stirring gently.
How does a Phin filter work?
A phin filter consists of a round, perforated plate, a brewing chamber, a perforated insert, and a cap to keep the heat of the water inside of the phin. Using a phin takes time, as the coffee requires several minutes to brew and drip slowly through the perforated plate into the waiting mug below.
How fast should Vietnamese coffee drip?
Pour up to 3.2 oz of water (or fill water to the top) First drip should drop before 2 minutes. Finish around 5 min – 5 min 30 seconds. Enjoy with sweetened condensed milk, sugar, milk, or black.
How do you make Vietnamese coffee in a French press?
- Heat water to 195º F.
- Bloom coffee with 4 oz water for 30 seconds.
- Pour the rest of the water.
- Stir and steep for 4 minutes.
- Plunge coffee and enjoy.
Why does my Phin drip so fast?
If it drips too fast, add more coffee or make the grind finer. If it brews too slow, make the grind coarser or use less coffee. Typically you should use a rounded tablespoon of coffee to start, and then adjust from there if the time is not right.
How do Vietnamese coffee filters work?
The filter unit is placed on top of a coffee cup OR glass. The filter is filled with coffee grounds, and hot water is poured over the grounds. The lid is placed back on the filter while the coffee steeps. Once all the water has flowed through the coffee is ready to drink.
Does a Phin make espresso?
Subtle hints here!), my Vietnamese coffee phin is a decent and inexpensive way to make tasty espresso for an iced caramel macchiato. To get the two espresso shots for an iced caramel macchiato, I add two heaping tablespoons of my favorite coffee ground in the phin and pack it down tight.