Friday, December 14, 2012

What does winter mean to you?


Me:
Winter = Red, runny nose + thick, heavy clothing you can hardly move + dry, itchy, fish-scaled skin. LOL! (Or should I say, Ho Ho Ho!) :P

Daughter:
Winter = Waiting for the snow to come + making lots of snowmen.

Thus, a snowman bento for her ;)

121212 The Funny Snowman
The snowman is made of:
- Japanese rice for the snowman and the ground
- Prune for the hat and the eyes
- Carrot for the nose
- Nori for the smile
- Cheese for the buttons and the stripe on the hat
- Crab stick for the scarf
- Black spaghetti for the arms

Also in the bento:
- Pan-fried salmon
- Yellow cauliflower
- Pomegranate, grapes, and dried persimmon

I also made festive lights mini-sandwiches, which I think I got the idea from Meet the Dubiens during one of my episodes-of-endless-googling-of-fun-food many months ago.

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The sandwiches are made of:
- Bread cut using an egg-shaped cutter
- Egg spread
- Cheese cut using the egg-shaped cutter, and coloured using food-dye
- The crust of the bread, spread with dark chocolate peanut butter
- Black spaghetti

Also in the bento:
- Yellow and red cherry tomatoes
- Mini tomatoes
- Blueberries


This post is part of a Holiday-Ho-Ho-Hop where a group of us bento bloggers are making bentos of the same theme. Click on the hop button below, and get ready to be awe-strucked by the awesomeness of Tiny Princess Lunch Box! Do keep on clicking the hop button to get loads of inspirations for Wintery-themed bentos!!



110212 @ Hokkaido Snow Festival

46 comments:

  1. I love, love, love the snowman!

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  2. WOW, your lunches are gorgeous and I especially love those festive lights! They don't even look like sandwiches! Ok, that snowman is adorable too!

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    1. THANK YOU :D They were fun too make too!!

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  3. so beautiful!! i love those christmas lights!! amazing!

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    1. Thank you Kandice :D I must say, my daughter agrees with you ;)

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    1. Thank you Rebecca! Colorful and fun, that's what bentos are all about :D

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  5. What fun these were! Love the upside-down snowman and the lights!

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    1. Thank you Karen ;) This season does make making bentos extra fun!

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  6. Wonderful lunches! They are so adorable!

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    1. Thank you so much Jenn :D They were so fun to do!

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    1. Thank you so much Crystal! Love making fun food ;D

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  8. wow. those are both really wonderful!

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    1. Thank you so much Amanda :D It's a jolly good season to be making bentos!

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  9. Haha I love Frosty on his top hat, very cute. Those little lights are amazing!

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    1. Thank you Eileen :D My daughter found it weird, so she turned the bentos box around LOL!

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  10. Lovely lunches and I especially love those lights. Have to pin it and copy your idea for next year ;)

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    1. Thank you so much Rina! I too will make it again next year hehe :D

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  11. Both lunches are fantastic. I love the lights!

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    1. Thank you Keitha! They were fun to make!

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  12. LOVE both lunches-- Frosty on his head is adorable. And I love your mini sandwiches! :)

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    1. THANK YOU Michelle!!! Always humbled by your comments ;)

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  13. Wow! These lunches are great, but I absolutely LOVE those lights! Fabulous!

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    1. THANK YOU so much Jeana! My daughter loved it too, so I am happy! :D

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  14. Awesome! Love those light sandwiches! Great job as always.

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    1. Thank you :D It was fun to make, and my daughter found it enjoyable too.

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  15. The snowman is so cute, and those lights are AWESOME!

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  16. So cute! The lights are neat and the snowman is so cool!

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    1. Thank you Deb! :D Got the idea for the snowman from pictures on the net.

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  17. Amazing! Those lights are just stunning!

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  18. Love it! And those lights are amazing!

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