What is bento? In Japanese, bento (弁当 bentō) or obento (お弁当 obentō) refers to a compact, nutritiously-balanced, visually appealing meal served in a box (we call the box “bento-bako” (弁当箱)). What are the benefits? Healthy – If you follow the bento packing rule of thumb, you naturally have a good portion of carbs, proteins, vegetables and fruits in your lunch […]
Do you like Tamagoyaki, Japanese Rolled Omelette? Tamagoyaki is a Japanese dish made of many thin layers of egg crepes and it’s not only pretty to look at but also delicious! In the past, I’ve shared how to make tamagoyaki the traditional method by using a tamagoyaki frying pan. However, it can be time consuming […]
When you need more side dishes to pack in your bento, here’s a quick and delicious recipe. Check to see if you have bacon in your refrigerator. Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus is a quick dish you can make in just a few minutes! If you don’t have asparagus, you can be creative and use other ingredients that […]
One simple way to dress up a bento is by making Ham Flowers. All you need are a ham and a knife! I added a red radish in the center to make it look more like a flower and to give some accent, but it’s optional. I also used a toothpick to secure the ham […]
Making cute octopus sausage for children’s bento is very easy, just follow these quick steps.
It’s easy to add a bit of color to your bento with sautéed vegetables, here’s a easy way to saute spinach.
Bento are delicious, here are some important Food Safety Tips For Bento during preparation.
Love apple? Then you’ll packing cute apple slices in bento by making apple bunny, tastes and looks delicious.
Here are some techniques for how to freeze food, including freezing vegetable and tamagoyaki for bento.
Here are some helpful tips and tricks for bento, including how to freeze food and safety tips.