Bento recipe cookbook

Beets with Balsamic & Spices

Here's one of our favorite make ahead, easy recipes from a friend that will last for quite a while in your fridge. We've had several people try this one who don't like beets and it was a hit.

Beets with Balsamic Vinegar & Spices

- 1 or 2 bunches of beets depending on how many you need (1 bunch is enough for 2 people for about a week)
- Balsamic Vinegar (any good, cheap kind that you like)
- Spice mix with garlic powder, onion powder or a little of both of those to sprinkle on

- Cut beet greens from tops of beats just leaving the red part of the vegetable. continue reading...

Butaniku Shōgayaki

This is a reciepe I found and realy like. You can finde it here:

http://www.nekobento.com/?page=butashogayaki

But it is in german so here is the try of a translation for everyone not familiar with german:

You need:
- 3 pices of "fast to fry" pork (aproximately 300g)
- a thumb sized bit of ginger
- 2 Tlb. of Soysauce
- 1 Tlb. Mirin

What you do:
- Peel the ginger and grate it very fine, mix it with soysauce and mirin in a bowl.
- Cut the meat in tiny stripes, put them in the bowl and mix everything through continue reading...