Bento Box Sets

Impress family or friends by serving your next Japanese inspired meal in Japanese Bento Box Sets. They are a classic example of the original bento boxes used during the Edo Period and perfect for special occasions or for just enjoying your Japanese prepared meal in. Available in several arrangements they include most of the accessories required including soup bowls, spoons, chopsticks, serving trays and sushi stands. New to our Bento Box Set collection is the Wooden Bento Set, exclusively handmade for Katachiware from a biodegradable sustainably sourced Chamfer wood.

For most Japanese people, the quintessential experience takes the form of a homemade bento meal. Katachiware Bento Box Sets include the tableware required to serve your Japanese inspired meals in though did you know that bento boxes are normally prepared with four key food groups? This is done so that the meal is nutritious and the flavours are balanced.

The perfect ratio for making your bento box meal is 4:3:2:1. This consists of 4 parts rice, 3 parts protein, 2 parts vegetable and 1 part pickle or sweet. Examples of this include: The main portion 4 parts, normally consist of carbs, a decent serving of white rice with a sprinkle of toasted sesame seeds, sushi rolls or onigiri balls is perfect. A serving of proteins are 3 parts, chicken, beef, pork, fish, beans, eggs or tofu is perfect. Steamed or raw vegetables are 2 parts, food picks with grapes or cherry tomatoes, and finally, a lovely sweet treat or piece of fruit is the remaining 1 part.