Zakkoku Mai Onigiri--Japanese rice balls made with mixed grain rice and salmon
Panda musubi helps to make the miso chicken bento a bit cuter and fun for the school lunch.
Sweet roasted eggplant with savory miso and sesame flavor. Recipe on the post!
Crab Friends Bento
impossibly crunchy housemade potato chips from L.A. Bento, a mobile food company that's thankfully *not* a food truck
Roasted bok choy, yes...roasted then dipped in sweet sesame glaze. Goes well with the miso chicken.
Shoyu tamago (Japanese soy sauce eggs) are wonderful as snacks or as an addition to a bento.
Christmas tree bento and kiwi-raspberry holly wreath.
Can you guess the Christmas theme of this bento?
The sandwich alternative : what a modern lunchbox should have, the onigiri
Comfy cozy quiche bento box
Snowman bento for my first grader's school lunch.
Vegan tofurky steamed with broccolini makes for quick and easy holiday bento box assembly.
Make a Santa bento for your kids before winter break begins!
Chinese 5 Spice Roasted Chicken! Cook extra for your next day's lunch...you'll thank yourself!
Mochiko Chicken and Roasted Brussels Sprouts Bento
Basket weave omelet for veggie fried rice.
Eggplant with pork bento
Fried rice and other tasty sides make for a yummy and filling school lunch bento.
This gingerbread man is made out of healthy brown rice.
Ninja In The Fruit Bento
Three purple potato flowers make the first-grader's school bento look extra pretty.
Bunny Pancakes Bento
Tiger Ravioli Bento
Vegetarian nimono. A traditional Japanese comfort food made without meat or fish. Recipe is provided.
Kimono Girl Sweet Pepper Bento
A gallery depicting the edible art of the Japanese bento box.
[recipe] Seitan mushroom bulgogi.
Audrey Jr. insalata caprese. Eat or be eaten!
and there you have it: the answer to the age old Japanese question, “Can Jack in the Box become fancy by replacing the box for a bento?”
Hijiki and Carrot Salad
Turkey & Cheese Sandwich, Carrot Sticks and Plum Tomato Caterpillar
Flower shaped sweet potato slices for bento box filler.