Once a week I facilitate a creative writing group at a writing centre in Perth. So between dropping my son off at taekwondo and cooking the family dinner, Thursday evenings are usually a rush for me. It’s one of the occasions when I really need a bento for dinner.
I love to arrive at Tom Collins House early and enjoy a quiet dinner. That’s my bento there, wrapped in a furoshiki, and sitting on the sideboard waiting to be eaten :).
Among the antique furniture and black and white photographs of noteworthy writers of Western Australia’s past I find myself relaxing and switching gears…and usually have a think about the writing exercises I have prepared. I love the meditative atmosphere. I posted about dinner at Tom Collins House before, here. Here is one recent bento I made for a Thursday night, it was a version of what my family was having for dinner that night: nimono vegetables, rice and teriyaki chicken.
Just a simple meal, like most of my bentos…but delicious all the same. I was thinking maybe I’d do a feature once in a while about dinner at Tom Collins House. Historic house bento…hmmmm….?