bento books

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Real Bento: Fresh and Easy Bentos from a Japanese Working Mom is a cookbook by a popular bento blogger in Japan called Kanae Inoue. She takes a very pragmatic, streamlined approach to making bentos, based on her years of making them for her three children for many years - a boy (who is now in college and living away from home) and two girls.

The Just Bento Cookbook 2: Make Ahead, Easy, Healthy Lunches to Go

The Just Bento Cookbook 2: Make Ahead, Easy, Healthy Lunches to Go is the sequel to the best-selling The Just Bento Cookbook. It contains almost all new recipes (with the exception of a handful of "classics"), and is designed to expand your bento making repertoire, as well as increase your knowledge of Japanese home cooking in general.

Bento box spotlight: A real Pokeball bento box

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There are plenty of Pokémon oriented bento things out there. Get da ze!

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An essay from a new Japanese book really strikes a chord...

Takasugi-san chi no Obento (The Takasugi Family's Bento), a manga about families, love and bento

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A manga series in which bentos play a pivotal role. And a question - have bentos or packed lunches affected your relationships?

The Just Bento Cookbook: Table of Contents and a sneak peek inside!

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More The Just Bento Cookbook news: a look at the Table of Contents, and a sneak peek inside the book!

News about The Just Bento Cookbook

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News about The Just Bento Cookbook (and yes, that's the official title now!) It's even available for pre-order on all the Amazons!

The Just Bento Cookbook

In this section, you'll find all the news, updates and so on about the Just Bento Cookbook: Everyday Lunches To Go, and its sequel, the Just Bento Cookbook 2: Make Ahead, Easy, Health Lunches To Go.

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