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November 2008

How to make vegetable flowers

November 30, 2008 bento
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Flat vegetable flowers are great for dressing up your bento to finish up. Put them on broccoli, on rice, on sandwiches, etc… anywhere you want. It adds a nice finishing touch and will definitely cutify your bento. Carrot flower: – Carrrot – Cheese for #2 (optional)

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How to make sausage flowers

November 30, 2008 bento
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I’ve done “how to make a sunflower” before, but today I’ll do how to make generic flowers. These flowers are less-complicated than sunflowers, and you just need one ingredient. [How to make sausage flower] – sausage

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bento #10: The Path to Totoro’s Forest

November 29, 2008 bento
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When I made my first Totoro bento, I used bonito flakes for his gray body color, but it didn’t look quite right. So I thought, “What food is gray?” The first food that came to my mind was konnyaku. I searched the web for “Totoro made out of konnyaku”, but to my surprise I couldn’t find anyone using konnyaku for Totoro… so of course, I had […]

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non-bento#1 Laputa toast

November 27, 2008 bento
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This isn’t a bento, but since it’s anime-inspired food, I’ll post it along with my usual bento blog anyway. If you’re a fan of Laputa: Castle in the Sky by Studio Ghibli, you’re probably drooling now. Non-bento character food#1: Laputa toast Created and eaten on: 10/5/2008

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bento #9: Mini-moose

November 27, 2008 bento
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When I was looking at the pictures of Piggy & GIR bento, I thought that if I had made the meatball into mini-moose (also from Invader ZIM), it would’ve been perfect… And I made Japanese style hamburg (non-bun hamburgers) the night before, so I decided to try it. Bento#9: Mini-moose Created and eaten on: 10/6/2008

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