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November Flavours

November Flavours

Cafe Obattoo increases its flavours in November. It continues to be inspired by the festive season retaining the traditional yet infusing the innovative zeal of the Cafe Team. We keep the focus on honing our skills with novel ways to present sandwiches, chaats and...

Kala Samvaad-Dialogue Circles

Kala Samvaad-Dialogue Circles

“If you have to choose between being liked and being heard, be heard” – Tara Jaye Frank Caregiving brings cares that only those who care actively can know from the inside. Tears, sometimes, cannot fall. Screams have to be swallowed whole. Words collect inside – thick,...

Houseful – of joy and artistic adventures

Houseful – of joy and artistic adventures

Watching a performance together could be as thrilling as singing in harmony or acting in a multi-cast play. In the first term, we saw a glimpse of the lightness and joy that flowed from The House Concert musical evening at the Untitled Arts. That huddle of attention...

October Flavours

October Flavours

Our experiments with food at Cafe Obattoo are unabated. October brings with it innovation and creativity along with a sense of fun. Of course our focus on health and nutrition is unwavering and so we have been presenting foods that focus on specific food groups. We...

House Concert 13 with Khalid Ahamed and Varun Rao

House Concert 13 with Khalid Ahamed and Varun Rao

As the first term comes to an end, we look back with joy at the manifold interactions with all our parents. Whether it was the Home Visits, the Kala Samvaad sessions and the Open Forum over the last few months or the upcoming parent observations and report meetings,...

Obattoo Cafe: September Flavours

Obattoo Cafe: September Flavours

Our culinary journey now takes us into the traditional delicacies of Sundal. Sundal is a traditional South Indian dish (originally from Tamil Nadu) prepared for naivedyam (prasad) after pooja during religious festivals like Navratri and Janmashtami. At Cafe Obattoo,...

Obattoo Cafe: August Flavours

Obattoo Cafe: August Flavours

August brings with it something craveable—sweet, sour, tangy, spicy, and crunchy the inimitable street food- Chaat. Join us in our culinary adventure of Street Food Galore on Tuesdays.

Obattoo Cafe: July Flavours

Obattoo Cafe: July Flavours

July brings with it spicy flavours and crisp textures in the palate of food. A hint of lime here a dash of colour there. Cooking with tanginess is what we shall explore this July. Join us in our culinary adventure of Crunchy July Chaats on Tuesdays.

Classroom without Walls – Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki

Classroom without Walls – Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki

The summer school Meil Milaap initiated us with the concept of home visits. It was a wonderful beginning for the children to deepen interaction within their groups. The warmth and welcome they received in each other’s homes, the opportunity they got to interact with...

Oota Thota 2018-2019

Oota Thota 2018-2019

Oota Thota is our classroom in the kitchen. It is an arena of multiple learning possibilities. It harbours the potential for independence and social interaction. Skill-based knowledge-motor skills, math, science and language all grow within this creative space. The...

The Secret Garden on 31st May 2018

The Secret Garden on 31st May 2018

We extend a warm welcome to all our parents for 2018-2019 and deep gratitude for the trust reposed in us. Our two initiatives last year-Sparsh and Kala Samvad were both about conversations that lead us to look within and examine ourselves with respect to our...

Prajnadhara: ABT course certification ceremony

Prajnadhara: ABT course certification ceremony

Prajnadhara launched the Arts Based Therapy(ABT) Course for the 1st time in Bangalore on July 2017. The first batch got certified on March 11,2018 in a ceremony that evoked joyous memories of the journey for each one of them and a quiet satisfaction in the teachers...

March Munchies: Obattoo Cafe

March Munchies: Obattoo Cafe

March brings with it subtle flavours and special hues in the palate of food. A hint of lime here a dash of colour there. Cooking with delicacy is what we shall explore this March. Join us in our culinary adventure of March Munchies on Tuesdays. Our team of chefs...

Teachings by Pema Karen Schaefer

Prajñādhara is a division of Snehadhara Foundation that looks at learning and practice for all. Prajñādhara offers: A certificate course in Arts Based Therapy (ABT) “Study of the Mind”, which takes eastern philosophical mind traditions and makes these unique...

Obattoo Cafe: February Flavours

The essence of February in Cafe Obattoo is the Flavours. The team moves from the classical to the popular with a range from Ragi Roti to Vegetable Pakoras. It is a month of experimenting with a range of masalas and a variety of tastes. Greet the Tuesdays of the month...

The cave within

The cave within

As the New Year sets in, it heralds a time of new possibilities, new hope, new expectations and new experiences. At Snehadhara we welcome all these for our community- our children, parents and ourselves as well as the larger community beyond the walls of the centre....

January Savouries

January Savouries

We welcome the New Year at Cafe Obattoo with January Savouries. A platter of goodies, that epitomise new beginnings, new tastes and new skills for us to work on. We invite you to join us in greeting 2018 with a menu that takes us through the flavours of South India to...

December Delights

December Delights

The November Feast leads to December Delight at the Obattoo Cafe. As the year draws to a close we bid a warm adieu with a call to our roots with Akki Roti and Paranthas, recalling the food we have grown up with. We have learnt so much through our sojourn into the...

Snehadhara Turns 5 on 5th Dec 2017 !!!

Snehadhara Turns 5 on 5th Dec 2017 !!!

On this joyous occasion, we are reminded of George Meredith ‘s quote ‘Don’t just count your years, make your years count’. As we traverse down this path of the last five years, we have so many reasons to smile and count our blessings. The first of these is the...