Bento Box Ideas

Popular Bento Box Ingredients

Japanese lunch boxes or bento boxes have been quote popular since the 1980's. The introduction of the microwave oven caused a massive hike in bento box use and since then the traditional style bento box has come back. Popular Bento Box Ingredients, Generally Seasonal, Locally Harvested Foods The first bento boxes were though to have…
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Types of Traditional Bento Boxes

Bento boxes come in a variation of shapes, sizes and colours. Each of these will have it's own purpose or setting. Following are the most common types of bento boxes available in Japan and around the world. Included are translation of each bento box type from Japanese to English. Koraku Bento (Picnic Lunchbox) Koraku Bento…
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Veggie Dumpling Bento Box Recipe

Dumplings are cooked balls of dough with different fillings. They may be cooked by boiling, steaming, simmering, frying, or baking. Dumpling wrappers can be found at Asian grocery stores. This recipe is only contains 275 calories but heavy enough for a meal.
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Quick & Easy Bento Recipe

If you’re a keen bento box enthusiast and don’t have the time to prepare your favoured serving, look no further, don’t ask mum to make this for you.
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Bento Box History

Bento Boxes Made From Wood Bento box history starts in ancient times were varied materials like magnolia leaf, oak leaf, bamboo sheath or bamboo leaf were used to wrap lunches. These were not durable and didn't last long so they started to be made from wood during the Edo period (1603-1868). Early Ben to Boxes…
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Beef Teriyaki Bento Recipe

This authentic beef teriyaki bento recipe made from scratch comes together by using only 5 ingredients and want take hours to create. With tender pieces of beef seared, glazed wih sweet and savory teriyaki sauce you can whip this up in no time and forget about those pre-made sauces.
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Osaka Okonomiyaki Recipe

Okonomiyaki is a Japanese savory pancake containing a variety of ingredients. It was thought to have originated from pancakes of Tokyo area and crepe in Kyoto.
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Chicken Teriyaki Bento Recipe

This recipe modified from Naomi Kijima’s book Bento Boxes. This recipe will take a little more time to make because f the marinating involved in cooking procedure. It is best to start by marinating the chicken while cooking the rice and fixing everything else while waiting for these two to finished. This recipe is good…
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