A late post of bento that I made yesterday, Winnie The Pooh. Mix the rice with yolk to get yellow color and the rest of the dish were left over dinner, 2 pieces of satay chicken with the pick removed , a small portion of green curry and peanut sauce with indonesian pickle.
Bento # 176- Winnie The Pooh Bento
The bento was inspired by the Winnie The Pooh roll cake I bake last week.
I love it when my bento and roll cake can be source of inspiration to both hobbies.
This is my second attempt making bento with Doraemon theme.
Same as my previous Doraemon I use meat patty for Doraemon’s face then decorate it with cheese, nori. And yes I have to insert Doraemon in between my bread before I eat it.
Bento # 174 – Doraemon Bento
Sharing Doraemon decorative roll cake that I baked last week and yes I draw Doraemon in piece of paper as reference before I draw it on my cake.
Happy Friday all…
Wish you have a great weekend ahead.
Ever since I start baking I find myself don’t have enough time to do both, however I am not forgetting and let go of bento especially after giving another private bento course to Mrs. HS yesterday I am encouraged to get back to my bento.
So today I woke up earlier and made my self a healthy bento where everything in the box are steamed (kind of take a short cut to cook everything at the same time).
Anyone recognize the character in the bento without looking at the title?
Yes I meant to make Cony the moody rabbit and Brown the chubby bear from LINE sticker. However after placing everything in the box I found myself getting rusty and not able to cut the nori the way I wanted it resemble Cony’s expression so I gave up and took out the nori puncher and just use the basic shape for the eyes and others resulted to Cony looks more like other ordinary rabbit and Brown looks more like Rilakkuma.
Bento # 173 – Cony and Brown bento
By the way the way I bake Cony And Brown roll cake last Tuesday, posted at Rabbitcanbake
At least the roll cake resemble the character better than the bento.
Nevertheless making both bento and roll cake were fun.
Psst… after looking at the bento, I felt they were too healthy and I was craving for something fried or grilled so by the noon time, I swap my lunch and the bento went to my neighbor Mrs. HH 😀
Happy Friday all!
Wish you have a great weekend ahead.
A rather gloomy Tuesday and I decided to turn my lunch into bento despite the lack of ingredients. Situation like this remind me to make a good use of many of my new and un-used bento tools/accesories.
Bento # 171 – Little Mice bento
Today lunch consist of 2 rice balls decorated with cheese and nori and bento picks for the hats, few pieces of the freshly baked blueberry almond cake decorated with bento picks (music notes) , a portion of mushroom stir fry and few pieces of fried chicken wings.
Separately I pack a set of similar bento for my friend too Ms. HH, she is a big fan of mushroom and I hope the lunch can cheer up her up.
Happy Tuesday all.
Yes, despite the sudden crush on baking I still remember the old love for bento. So few days without bento today I made a simple tomato fried rice bento with pork chop for myself. The white owl was made of fish ball while the tree were pork chop slices and cucumber for the leaves.
Happy Monday all 🙂
Today Bento is copying Snoopy’s famous pose, lazying for the afternoon 🙂
Bento # 168 – Lazy Snoopy Bento
As the substitute of the dog house I use Menchi Katsu, which is minced meat stuffed in the Aburaage (tofu pocket). While for the rice I use 2 type, fried rice as the base and white rice for Snoopy.
Happy Friday All.
Dear friends, thank you so much for you kind wishes when I was down with flu last week, I am fully recovered and back to the kitchen and my bento making.
Today bento is Koalas made of mum’s famous stew egg which she pack for me for my stash.
My mum said that she regretted for having the patience to learn and hence not able to replicate my grandma’s famous stew egg (mum told me grandma always spend hours, cooking and stirring those eggs in black bean sauce, using charcoal stove to ensure the flavor and seasoning slowly penetrate the dish). I do not have any memory of my grandma’s stew egg because she passed away when I was 7 years old hence mum’s version is still my fave. I cut the egg into thinner slices to make the ears, head and body and place the stew sauce at the bottom of the rice (I always love the sauce). The 3 pieces of corn and prawn fritters was also from mum 🙂
Bento # 167 – Koalas Bento
Happy Monday All!
This is the bento I made for my submission to BentoandCo 2013 bento contest, unfortunately and embarrassingly I did not make it even to the final which mean I have to sharpen my skills and try harder next year.
In compliance with contest theme of Pasta, the mermaid bento was made with 3 types of pasta, for the base was brown butter tagliatelle and then some aglio olio shell pasta and lastly wholemeal spaghetti for the mermaid’s hair. Eby fry for the body and spam for the face and body.
Bento # 166 – Mermaid Bento
Ganbateeee….. practice more for next year 😀
Down with flu and comfort food is porridge but then flu and porridge won’t stop me from having fun with my food. So today I present you my very first bento made out of porridge.
I added steamed corn and spinach and soya sauce to decorate my plain porridge, also something looks like bear steamed cake (bought from nearby bakery) to beautify my bento.
Bento # 164 – Porridge Bento
Snoopy is a good friend and had been with me for many years and I always wanted to make Bento with Snoopy theme.
After months of waiting, finally Snoopy got to have his place in RCC gallery of bento 🙂
Did you notice they are 2 Snoopy in the bento? Well the one in the white box was not my creation, it was bought out chocolate bun from nearby bakery and I think it will be good to add him as snack. My Snoopy is made of rice decorated with nori (eyes, ear and mouth) and black bean (nose), for the side dish I have crispy chicken katsu and sauteed baby potatoes. By the way the red things in the upper box are jambu air aka rose apple.
Bento # 163 – Snoopy Bento
Happy Monday all…