Monthly Archives: August 2011

I forgot about this one…

I was looking through Iphoto and found this shot of a lunch a did a couple of weeks ago…I forgot to post it!  This winter we are eating lots of “brocco-flower”, it’s like cauliflower, but tinged with pale green, as … Continue reading

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bento-ish lunch bowl

This lunch is not really a bento, but a bit of wrap over the top could have turned it into one!   Sweet chilli chicken strip, spinach and mushroom rolled omelet, furikake rice, “designer tomatoes”, cucumbers and sweet pepper, and … Continue reading

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When I made this bento I thought the colours might be too garish.  I think it turned out ok because of the green theme.   This lunch featured the latest and greatest from Manning Market: sapphire potatoes in a creamy … Continue reading

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Another Young Guest Chef

Today, bentos prepared by an eager young apprentice chef!  Meet The Robot Who Destroyed the World.  Using a variety of bento stash items and some tasty tender beef schnitzels carefully panfried, our guest chef of the day turned out (with … Continue reading

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Guest Cook Makes Springrolls!

Bento Wa welcomes our first guest cook!  Santana made springrolls for our lunches today…and it really was cooking for a crowd since we had six of us! We made a filling from rice noodles, spring onion, garlic, shredded carrot and … Continue reading

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Sausage Fried Rice, and a Boy Bento

For lunch today, a fried rice with naturally smoked sausage from Elmar’s Smallgoods.  I have been buying from their stall at Manning Market; they also have a full store in Mount Lawley.  They use traditional methods, and the result is … Continue reading

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It Stopped Raining!

After a week of downpours and gusty winds, a warm sunny day…perfect for an outdoor lunch.  So I dusted off my first bento box, the very cute one the boys got me for mother’s day a few years ago, right … Continue reading

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