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Great Bento Ideas: Pretty and Vegetarian

09.15.10 Lunch

This week’s Great Bento Ideas are all vegetarian! continue reading...

Great Bento Ideas: Simple and effective bentoscapes from Lian Mama and Bentobird

2010-09-08

This week, we have two Great Bento Ideas from the bento community, both illustrating how bentos can be beautiful yet not have to require hours and hours of time to assemble. continue reading...

Great Bento Idea: Ochazuke bento from Not Another Brown Bag Lunch

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This week’s great bento idea from the bento community at large is from Mils of Not Another Brown Bag Lunch - it’s an ochazuke bento!

What is an ochazuke? As I explained some years ago, ochazuke is basically rice with various savory bits on it, over which hot green tea is poured. You mix up the rice, tea and bits, and slurp. Ochazuke is often served as the last course in a formal meal, or eaten simply as a quick late-night snack. It’s a great way to use up leftover rice for one thing. continue reading...

Great Bento Idea: Cucumber ribbons by MJ

MJ's Bento, August 26, 2010

Here’s the great bento idea of the week from the bento community - cucumber ribbons from MJ! continue reading...

Great Bento Idea: Flowery muffins by Emily

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Here’s a easy and pretty bento decorating idea from around the bento community - decorated muffins by Emily. continue reading...