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Oekakiben Bento

Oekakiben Bento

Oekakiben or "picture bento" is a type of bento box that is prepared by the mother for her child in a manner that the ingredients are decorated to resemble a picture or a scene. Often depicting objects such as animals, favourite pets, famous people, buildings, monuments, scenes from a favourite movie or specific items such as flower...

Bento Box Varieties for the Adult!

 The Japanese bento box is an inherent part of Japanese culture, however; it has become an integral part of the global culture too in today’s times. Their capacity to fit varied food items without any spillover has made them an attractive proposition to all individuals who love to have an elaborate spread for their lunch times. The bento ...

Bamboo Bento Box

Bamboo Bento Boxes, Sustainable Choice

Bamboo Bento Boxes | Most of us today are environment-conscious and doing our best to cut down the use of plastic products, leading to alternative products to be introduced into the market, including tableware and bento boxes. We dispose of over 300 million tons of plastic every year, which continues to grow at an alarming rate, wit...

Which Bento Box Should I Use?

Bento boxes help you to pack a healthy, colourful and tasty lunch and make lunchtimes at the workplace or school exciting and something to be waited for.  It is essential to ensure that you have a box that best suits your requirements. Finding a perfect fit of the box will largely depend on what you intend to pack for your lunch. Bento Bo...

History of Bento Boxes

Controversial History of Bento Boxes

History of Bento Boxes starts during the Edo period (1603-1868) were various materials were used such as a magnolia leaf, oak leaf, bamboo sheath or bamboo leaf was used to wrap lunches on the go. These were not durable and didn't last long so they started to make bento wood. The earliest know record of bento was created by interwea...

Chicken Teriyaki Bento Recipe

This simple and healthy classic Japanese Chicken Teriyaki Bento Recipe is a delight to make, an easy recipe to cook it includes enough ingredients for two servings. Great for preparing a lovely dinner at home or for taking to work or the school place. Cooking for four people? Just double the ingredients and allow a little extra time...