Tag Archives: Onigiri

‘simply onigiri’ book review

On my recent trip I visited Kinokuniya, a bookstore that put stars in my eyes.  I don’t know about your town, but in my town bookstores have been disappearing, and the ones that are still surviving are small and poorly … Continue reading

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i love cookpad bento

Have you discovered Cookpad yet?  It’s a huge Japanese recipe site, and a great source for hugely varied homestyle Japanese food.  Part of its charm is that the recipes are added by ordinary people, sharing their experiments or family favourites, and … Continue reading

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hello kitty garden bento

Have you ever done a cooking course and put off trying out your new recipes, to find later you just never get round to it?  That has happened to me before… but this time I wanted to learn from my … Continue reading

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hello kitty made easy

I have been trying to post each week at the start of the week, but earlier this week I didn’t manage it…I was on holidays, in Singapore.  I’m back home now… and looking at a big bag of yet-to-be-unpacked bento … Continue reading

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toasty onigiri bento

Just recently I ordered a bag of biodynamic brown rice from Queensland.  The rice is called rain-fed, meaning cultivated in a way that uses rainfall rather than irrigation to grow.  It is the best brown rice I have ever tasted! … Continue reading

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little bears bento

I rarely attempt anything remotely charaben.  Bentoists who are adept at the art of cute bento can probably understand why!  My attempts are amateurish for sure.  However, yesterday I couldn’t resist making one to present at a talk I was … Continue reading

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chicken onigiri bento

Wow, it has been a long time since I last posted!  I missed a whole season… it’s winter here now!   I’m sitting outside on a sunny day, enjoying the chirp and flit of birds and the cool breeze.  It … Continue reading

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