Monthly Archives: September 2012

Shepherd’s Pie Bento

Shepherd’s pie is the favourite meal of my two children, who lovingly call it “shep”.  So we have it for dinner OFTEN.  And these days I make a huge batch so there are leftovers for lunch.  If you’re interested, my … Continue reading

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seafood and scramble bento

Do you like mushrooms?  I do, in fact I like them so much I decided to grow some.  I found a kit for growing french horn mushrooms at the market.  They are richly mushroomy in flavour, especially when sauteed with … Continue reading

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a non-capricorn bento

One of the things I find a little unusual about traditional bentos is the combination/quantity of protein.  It’s not unusual to see two or more mixed proteins in the same bento.  Eggs could be combined with chicken and or prawns … Continue reading

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summer memories…

Well, I’m back from my super-long, extremely fantastic trip to Canada.  It was grand to spend time with family and friends in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, and enjoy the many wonderful experiences of summer in Atlantic Canada.  Our trip started … Continue reading

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