How would you like your egg? Scrambled, fried, or whipped into beer?

2019-04-07 19:59

Scrambled, fried, or ... whipped into beer? It might not be the most conventional way to serve eggs, but a decades-old Hanoi cafe is delighting drinkers with a frothy beer cocktail that has no place on a breakfast menu.

The staple menu item at Giang Cafe in Hanoi’s pulsating Old Quarter is made with ice-cold beer topped with creamy egg yolks whipped with sugar and a touch of butter to boost richness.

Owner Nguyen Chi Hoa said he came up with the recipe in 1999, curious how the combination might turn out. "I made egg beer just for myself. … I thought it was good, so I decided to give it a try to see if anyone agreed," he said in his packed terra cotta-tiled cafe.

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