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Yet another personal update

Hi JustBento fans! I'm so sorry for neglecting you these days, but I do have some good reasons. For an update, please read this (scroll down past the sweet potato part). I and/or The Guy hope to be back soon!

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Bento contests: Food deco contest at All Things For Sale

A contest with a cash prize! What can be better? continue reading...

Two approaches to katsu sando, plus more Japanese sandwiches

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About the katsu sando, a very Japanese sandwich, and other sandwiches from Japan. continue reading...

Another update on the Just Bento Cookbook

I’ve been getting several emails asking about the availability of The Just Bento Cookbook. Apparently it has been selling out and is out of stock, even on Amazon.com. I am happy to say that the book is being reprinted again as we speak, so hopefully you should be able to pick up a copy before the holidays. It will be the 5th printing for the little book, which is just amazing to me. continue reading...

Food doesn't always have to be hot to be nourishing

Pondering the prejudice in many cultures against ‘cold’ food. continue reading...

Update

Hi everyone. I put up a post about my health situation over on my personal site. Please take a look if you're interested.

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News from Maki (August 2011)

Maki had to go to the hospital in an emergency, yesterday, August 29. Everything went well, and she is recovering now, although she may well have to stay at the hospital for several days.

We keep the site up and running as good as possible, but it will take some time until new articles will come online.

In the meantime "Get well soon, Maki!"

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The Just Bento Cookbook is one of the top 10 cookbooks of 2011 on Amazon.com

I have already tweeted and er, Facebooked (is that a word?) about this, but I got a nudge from a certain quarter to put it right here too. So here it is, tooting my own horn ^_^: The Just Bento Cookbook was selected by Amazon.com as one of the top 10 books in the Cooking, Food and Wine category in 2011 (so far)! continue reading...