Dottie’s True Blue Cafe and Buena Vista Cafe Review

Interesting Dottie’s True Blue Cafe

Dottie’s True Blue Cafe is an excellent American breakfast/brunch place on 6th street in San Francisco.

We didn’t know about it until our friend Sagar spoke for hours about how legendary it is a day before.  I never knew how popular this place was and after hearing that the lines go out the door and wait times are upward towards an hour on the infamous tenderloin neighborhood in SF. Thanks to our another friend from SF who stood in line for 30 mins while we were reaching there.

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Chutney Pinwheels Recipe/How to make chutney pinwheels

Baked pinwheels made by stuffing puff pastry with green chutney and mozzarella cheese. This is a very easy to make appetizer for parties and goes awesomely well with hot tea. I made this for Crave Cook Click Thanksgiving Meetup on 23rd Nov 2014. Everyone just loved it. The best part is you can make it in advance and keep it frozen. Whenever you feel like eating just bake it and it tastes great. Crispy on the top and moist from inside this is definitely one of my favorite appetizer now icon smile Chutney Pinwheels Recipe/How to make chutney pinwheels

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Crave Cook Click Healthy Yet Tasty Meetup Recipe Book

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HEALTHY YET TASTY MEETUP RECIPE BOOK

Saturday, Sept 13th 2014

Fun and eventful meetup with Healthy Food as Theme. Attendees got healthy and delicious recipes, shared their favorite health tip and not but not the least there was a yoga demo by Varalakshmi Ganesh.
Thank you all so much for making it a success icon smile Crave Cook Click Healthy Yet Tasty Meetup Recipe Book

This book documents the recipes and health tips of the attendees. Download it from below link:

CRAVE COOK CLICK HEALTHY YET TASTY MEETUP RECIPE BOOK

More pics of this meetup on this Crave Cook Click Meetup Album

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Malai Bhog-Ganesh Chaturthi Special

Malai bhog is a dessert made from ricotta cheese and fresh cream. I made these as an offering to Lord Ganesha during Ganpati Celebrations this year.

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Being a mumbaite, Ganesh Utsav has been always close to heart. The festive season begins from Ganesh Chaturthi. It’s the celebration of Lord Ganesha’s birth. Ganesh mandapas (pandals) in every locality, the sound of dhols and arti, all types of sweets, installation of the Ganesh statues in colorfully decorated homes, friends and relatives visiting, etc there are so many things which I miss about Ganesh Chaturthi. But no worries.. place doesn’t matter…even though I am in US, it doesn’t stop me from celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi with same zeal, belief and enthusiasm:)

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Balkrishna Ayaansh

On the occassion of World Photography Day I am sharing one of the cutest photo assignments which i did recently. I photographed Ayaansh..naughtiest balkrishna on the occassion of Janmashtami. I had also photographed him last year on Janmashtami and in this post I have compared his 2013 and 2014 pics.He was less than a yr old then. This year he is cuter and naughtier.Trust me you won’t stop smiling while viewing the pics.. They are so cute icon smile Balkrishna Ayaansh

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Mishti Doi Recipe-Janmashtami Special

Mishti Doi is a simple but delicious yoghurt based dessert. It is a fermented sweet dahi or sweet yogurt. This type of yogurt is common in the states of West Bengal and Odisha in India, and in Bangladesh. It is made with milk and sugar, while also using yogurt and curd. Janmashtami commemorates the celebration of the birth of Lord Krishna, Lord Vishnu’s eighth incarnation.

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Team Asha Mission Peak Hike 2014

With a heart-pumping ascent to extraordinary above-it-all vistas, Mission Peak is one of the most rewarding East Bay hikes.The trails climb about 2000 feet from the trailhead, in less than 3 miles. Fit hikers should not have problem with this 6 mile hike, and beginners in reasonable shape may find the ascent tough, but manageable, with proper pacing and plenty of water.  We did a night hike and the full moon just added the icing on  the cake icon smile Team Asha Mission Peak Hike 2014

Thanks to Team Asha : Asha For Education Silicon valley Chapter for organising this great experience

Here are some pics from the hike

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