The Just Bento Cookbook

Author: Makiko Itoh
Publisher: Kodansha Amer Incorporated
ISBN: 4770031246
Size: 13.32 MB
Format: PDF
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Healthy, attractive, and economical---bento-box meals will revolutionize your lunchtimes. Let Makiko Itoh, the Net's leadingbento blogger, get you started on your bento journey! --

Everyday Bento

Author: Wendy Copley
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462912933
Size: 19.58 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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"[Everyday Bento] is packed with ideas for fun, delicious lunches."—AlphaMom.com Your kids will look forward to what's in their lunchbox every single day with the delightful collection of recipes in Everyday Bento! The bento food movement teaches us that foods can be attractive, nutritious, fun and delicious all at the same time. Kids love to try foods that bring a smile to their faces, and will often eat things they wouldn't otherwise try. For example, they'll love an adorable bear cub made from brown bread, peanut butter and jelly nestled on a bed of blueberries. Cut watermelon into hearts, and tuck them next to a ham sandwich shaped like ballet slippers for your budding ballerina. Create building bricks from healthy cheese, carrots and cucumbers—or a hot dog octopus, swimming across a sea of cucumber. Picky eaters or not, they'll try it! Wendy Thorpe Copley writes the popular bento blog Wendolonia, which takes the traditional Japanese concept of bento—a single meal packed at home in a reusable container—and Americanizes it. Using simple ingredients found in any grocery store, Wendy creates entertaining meals that are sure to delight even the most finicky eater. Some of the fun and easy bento creations here include: Princess Bento Rock and Roll Bento Snowman Bento Butterfly Bento Farm Yard Animals Bento Besides being great fun to look at, bento lunches are a healthy way to enjoy food while keeping portions in check. Freshly-prepared lunches packed in portable, reusable bento boxes are also kind to the environment and easy on the wallet—very important in today's economy. Everyday Bento teaches you a few simple techniques to make creative lunches, all in a reasonable time-frame for busy working parents. The 50 bento meals in this cookbook feature familiar foods with fun themes that will appeal to children and adults alike. Follow the easy step-by-step instructions to recreate each bento box, or mix and match different elements from the book to make your own unique creations. Make lunch fun again with Everyday Bento!

Effortless Bento

Author: Shufu-No-Tomo
Publisher: Vertical Incorporated
ISBN: 1939130379
Size: 11.13 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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"Originally published in Japan by Shufunotomoto Co., Ltd., c2012."--Colophon.

Ten Minute Bento

Author: Megumi Fujii
Publisher: Vertical Incorporated
ISBN: 1935654411
Size: 19.96 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Everyday millions of Japanese people, young and old, leave their homes with a bento in hand. Bento (boxed lunches) are handmade every morning packed with tender-loving care to give their recipients a warm-hearted well-needed boast to finish off the day. In her first English-language release, TV chef and nutritionist Megumi Fujii has prepared 72 mouth-watering box lunch recipes that are easy to make but are over-flowing with the hearty-goodness that is essential in every Japanese bento. Her Ten-minute bento will not rely on visual designs seen on Flickr streams or on blogs. Instead she focuses on sharing everyday Japanese dishes created to satiate hunger and satisfy an ever expanding Japanese palette. Featured dishes: Mushroom Hamburg Steak Easy Korean Bibimbap Colorful Eggs & Ham Yuzu Chicken Avocado Salad Sandwich Open-face Spring Roll Bento Chicken Cutlet Bento Beef Bowl Bento Chicken Teriyaki Bento Salads Radish & Buckwheat Noodle Salad French Toast Salad Chinese-style Noodle Salad Desserts Cheesecake Balls Petite Muffins

Kawaii Bento Boxes

Author: Joie Staff
Publisher: Japan Publications Trading
ISBN: 4889962603
Size: 10.48 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Provides recipes and menus for bento boxes, which are Japanese home-packed meals usually consisting of rice, fish, and meat.

Yummy Kawaii Bento

Author: Li Ming Lee
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 9781634504249
Size: 11.38 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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"Packing school lunches for fussy children can be a chore. Parents are bored of making the same old soggy sandwiches every day, and your picky eaters don't even show any appreciation when they return their lunchboxes with uneaten veggies and scrappy bits. What if you could entice your children to eat balanced lunches every day? Even better: how do you transform the routine of unoriginal packed lunches into a joy for yourself? Inspired by the Japanese tradition of the bento box--a home-packed meal served in a box with compartments containing different foods--Yummy Kawaii Bento reinvents the concept of the stale packed lunch. Learn to make your very own creative bento boxes and turn the law of "don't play with your food" on its head by reimagining dishes as colorful cartoon characters. Entice your children with: - Teddy bear-shaped mini pizzas - Hot "dog" buns - Scrambled egg chicks - Porky pastas - Panda bamboo salads...and many more edible critters! With more than 160 step-by-step tutorials on how to assemble balanced bento boxes, create food art, and cook individual recipes that bridge the East and the West, Yummy Kawaii Bento turns food preparation into an art and makes eating fun again for both parent and child. Soon, your children will boast to their friends about their lunches, and your spouse might even ask for his or her own takeaway lunch! Lunchtime, or dinnertime, will never be the same again"--

Yum Yum Bento Box

Author: Crystal Watanabe
Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 9781594746505
Size: 19.28 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Oh, boy—obento! These yummy, healthy lunches are all the rage in Japan, where mothers create them as expressions of love for their children. With Yum-Yum Bento Box, Crystal Watanabe and Maki Ogawa devote an entire cookbook to these delicious and adorable meals for all ages! Learn how to craft your favorite foods into a variety of shapes—from caterpillars, cars, and puppy dogs to pretty flowers, princesses, and kitty cats. Yum-Yum Bento Box features chapters on Cuties & Critters, Fairy-Tale Friends, and Special Day Treats, plus a handy shopping guide, easy recipes for mini snacks, general tips and tricks, and so much more. Stop wasting money on pre-packaged lunches—and start making beautiful, healthy bentos!