Monthly Archives: March 2012

beef noodle salad bento

Last night we made a steamboat for dinner.  It was a nice break to let everyone do their own cooking for a change!  There was quite a lot of leftover marinated beef, and some vegetables and noodles, so this lunch … Continue reading

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stealth bento

I’m not into fastfood, but we do eat it occasionally.  If you do too, you may recognise the fruit container :).  My younger son was inordinately excited to have his fruit delivered in the container, with the lid on, and … Continue reading

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curried beef and potato bento

I used to be such a cooking purist back in the old days…making everything from scratch, even my own blended spices for curries.  Now that I have kids (and a lot of other things) on my metaphorical plate, I’m always … Continue reading

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pork rice lettuce bites bento

Wow, look at the bright colours!  I didn’t even photoshop it.  Must be my lucky day.  This is today’s lunch…I sauted some free range minced pork with ginger, garlic, soy sauce, mirin and pepper, and turned it through warm leftover … Continue reading

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sesame grilled chicken bento

I’m experimenting with having the photos smaller.  What do you think?   Maybe this is a little bit too small…I’m not sure!  Anyway, this is lunch today.  We had little friends visiting so I stopped at the butcher and picked … Continue reading

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korean noodle salad and iced tea

I love Korean food!  Recently we found a great restaurant and I’ve been making bibimbap (excellent recipe here) and other Korean dishes  ever since.  There are a few simple methods to learn, and after that it’s possible improvise madly.  One of … Continue reading

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lite bento

Hot, hot, hot!  What a long summer we are having!  It’s still summer, even though it’s not supposed to be.  At lunch time I just feel like having something so light.  A few spoons of rice, some crispy fish, a … Continue reading

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