Pop-up favourite Koolfi Creamery opens its first East Bay ice cream store

After just about 5 years as a a hit pop-up, Koolfi Creamery, the small-batch ice cream maker identified for artisanal flavors like mango lassi and salted caramel studded with Mysore pak ghee fudge, has opened its first brick and mortar.

Koolfi Creamery & Cafe is now open at 599 MacArthur Blvd., in San Leandro, town the place married homeowners Priti Narayanan and Madhuri “Mads” Anji first began the trade out in their Nineteen Forties bungalow again in 2018. Hours are 4 to eight p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, with plans to make bigger quickly.

For the comfortable opening, Koolfi is providing 8 ice cream flavors, together with Jamun Bananza, banana ice cream crowned with gulab jamun, the fried dough balls soaked in cardamom and rose water syrup, in honor of Diwali. Within the coming weeks, be expecting nearer to twenty flavors plus South Indian espresso, affogatos, faloodas and sundaes. Don’t omit the well-known dosa waffle cones constructed from fermented dosa batter and flooring fenugreek seeds.

Koolfi’s ice lotions get started with Straus natural dairy or vegan coconut milk and are impressed by means of the chocolates of head ice cream whiz Narayanan’s formative years. Narayanan left a occupation in civil engineering to pursue her love of dessert, arising with flavors like Lotus & Rose, a lotus seed and rose ice cream crowned with beaten pistachios and Kerala Bombay Butterscotch studded with beaten cashew toffee.

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