Making great Vietnamese iced coffee is simple, once you have the right equipment and know how to use it. HillJ recommends this instructional video, which illustrates "the simple process beautifully." The phin, a single-cup metal filter, is inexpensive and comes in several sizes. luckyfatima advises using Longevity brand sweetened condensed milk—available at Asian markets—rather than typical American supermarket brands. There "really is a difference," luckyfatima says.
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