One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Coffee made with a cafetière.
- ‘A basket of fresh, French-style baguettes - a ubiquitous staple in Vietnam - arrived by skiff early the next morning, to go with our breakfast of bananas and thick café filtre.’
- ‘In more conscientious places, it's prepared as the traditional café filtre, a slow but rewarding java draw.’
- ‘The traffic was backed up beside a sidewalk bistro, and the scent of freshly brewed café filtre was wafting into the road.’
- ‘The café filtre (normal, filter-brewed coffee) is really good, too.’
- ‘It was 1947, and ‘I realized that busy people could no longer linger over café filtre,’ says he.’
- ‘She told me of Julia's inspirational meal, which included the following: oysters on the half shell, a bottle of Pouilly-Fuissé, sole meunière, a salad, crème fraîche and café filtre.’
- ‘Philip went back to the house, prepared a café filtre, and decided: he would leave - now.’
- ‘She ate oysters portugaise (on the half shell), and drank a bottle of Pouilly-Fuissé (white wine) with sole meuniére (filet of sole in butter and lemon), green salad, crème fraiche, and café filtre (strong coffee).’
- ‘The structure, or lack of it, would have alarmed Wittgenstein, had he dropped in for a café filtre.’
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