Cafe tradicional de Puerto Rico (Old fashioned Puerto Rican coffee)

4 cups water
4 heaping tablespoons espresso coffee
warmed milk

Boil approximately 4 cups of water in a small saucepan.
Let water come to a boil.
Quickly pour in 4 heaping tablespoons of espresso style coffee (either fresh ground or
prepackaged item like Bustelo - but it must be good espresso coffee - this makes a
Let it come to a boiling rise again.
Remove pot from stove immediately.
Pour into a "colador" (looks like a white sock on a wooden handle - see picture above)
that is held over a serving coffee pot.  
Pour warmed milk and sugar to mug to taste.
Add coffee to taste.
Puerto Rican Recipes