(All Vietnam) – An egg coffee is a Vietnamese drink which is traditionally prepared with egg yolks, sugar, condensed milk and Robusta coffee.
The drink is made by beating egg yolks with sugar and coffee, then extracting the coffee into the half of the cup, followed by a similar amount of egg cream, which is prepared by heating and beating the yolks.
The drink is served in cafes throughout Hanoi, and has been a staple since the 1950s, with one barista describing it as appearing on “every cafe menu”.
Egg coffee was described by BuzzFeed as a “liquid tiramisu”.
You can find quality egg coffee in the following places in Hanoi:
Giang Coffee (Lane 39 Nguyen Huu Huan Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi)
Egg Cafe in Giang has bold taste of coffee and aromatic taste of egg yolk, cream flavored sweet. All are mixed together to create a soothing, aroma, sweet flavor. You would want to have a cup of coffee in cold days.
The price of one cup of egg coffee at Giang’s from 15.000 – 33.000 VND (75 cents to 1.5 USD per cup)
Dinh Coffee (No 13 Dinh Tien Hoang Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi)
Egg Cafe in Ding appeared long after Giang Coffee, however, Ding’s egg coffee is loved by its charming. In Dinh Coffee, cocoa is heated up, mixed with the egg so it has both the sweet flavor of cocoa and the shining color of the egg. Sitting at Dinh Coffee watching Hoan Kiem Lake, feelthe wind and enjoy a cup of egg coffee will be very poetic.
The price of one cup of egg coffee at Dinh’s only 75 cents (15.000 VND) per cup.
Egg Coffee at the old quarters (No 11 Hang Gai Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi)
Please do visit the old quarter cafe, watching the ancient tile roofs, enjoying the cold weather, relaxing while sipping the egg coffee with the price only 1.75 USD (35.000 VND).