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What grind works best w/a Vietnamese Press? (moved from L.A. board)

Gohantabeyoka Dec 16, 2009 11:37 PM

I've been drinking Korean instant coffee for three years-- you know, the kind that comes in those cellophane tubes and is sold under the Maxim and Maxwell House labels at the Korean grocery stores -- and I can't stand drinking that shlt any more. Life is too short.
Peeked into the cupboard and spied a shiny Vietnamese press up in there. I'm thinking the ground stuff labelled for a French press would do the trick. Can any aficionados out there chime in? Condensed milk and boiling kettle await your reply... and an imaginary lemon bar too.

Cohinomimashyoka?

  1. hppzz Dec 17, 2009 07:55 AM

    you want a medium to coarse grind--too fine a grind and it'll fall through the filter. For more authentic tastes use coffee flavored with chicory--such as cafe du monde, but if you have a dark french roast that would do.

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