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my unexpected hiatus!

Regular readers might be wondering why I haven’t posted recently.  My laptop has been acting up for a while, then suddenly it went into a coma.  It’s in for a hard drive replacement at the moment, leaving me unable to … Continue reading

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i like trains bento

For lunch today I’m using some of the bento goodies I got in Singapore.  While there I stopped into Takashimaya Department Store and met up with Aaron, the representative from Casa Bento.  He showed me their fabulous selection of gear…a … Continue reading

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sunny rice bento

Hurrah!  I finally managed to make a bento, eat it and blog it all in the same day!  Today was: sausages, greens, carrots, crabstick omelette, brown rice with fresh corn and umeboshi. It was a very simple lunch (except for … Continue reading

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a little storage idea

A quick glance will reveal this is not a post about bentos.  So if that is what you were expecting, many apologies.  But there is a connection, however tenuous!  We bentoists, as well as other foodies around the world, have … Continue reading

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somen salad bento

It has been nearly two years since I started bento wa.  So I guess it’s a good time for a little reflection.  It seems like my bento style has changed a bit…maybe I’m creating more new recipes than I used … Continue reading

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figs in palm sugar syrup

    It’s way too hot to be in the kitchen, but I seem to be still spending plenty of time in there-!  This weekend I have been working on my Thermomix customer newsletter, featuring desserts this month, so I … Continue reading

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holidays!

What do you do to prepare your home before you go on holidays?  I used to have the simple task of packing a suitcase, clearing out the fridge and finding somewhere for my pup to stay.  These days I have … Continue reading

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