Saturday, January 09, 2010

Snow Bunny Bento

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Today I made Saturday lunch with leftovers as cleaning fridge.  These rice balls are snow bunnies (not white bunnies though), because I used brown rice.
Today's menu... Rice bunny, Stir-fried bacon and cabbage, Broiled mayo-chicken, Fried egg (syoyu tasting), Leftovers salad, Tofu shiratama (mochi rice flour dumpling) with Sweet sesame paste.  I love bacon-cabbage and sesame dumpling!!  I have finally finished a big red cabbage.

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The bunnies hiding in dishes
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Usually shiratama becomes firm when refrigerated, but soft-tofu mixed shiratama keeps soft.  Plus It's much tastier.  This sesame paste is made from ground sesame, sugar, shoyu, starch, water.  Both are so easy to make!

Tofu Shiratama

16 comments:

  1. So cute! And the red cabbage with bacon is calling out to me. Lovely range of sweet shapes and colors--delightful bento babykins!

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  2. Oh my the little snow bunny is so cute! Everything looks tasty :D

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  3. I love the mix of colors and textures... The photos are great too!

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  5. Very cute, and super photos too, well done.

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  6. Bentobird
    Thanks. Come on, here you are!


    Jenn
    Thanks for coming! Love kidlet's bento and cookies you baked.


    bento pet
    Thanks for your comment! I've wanted to have cha soba since went to your blog!


    Sook
    Thanks for coming! You have so nice blog. Love Korean dishes.

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  7. Simply Life
    Thanks for coming! So many tasty photos on your blog.


    MC
    Thanks for coming! I love french bread!!

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  8. Vincent
    Thanks for your visit and invite and bumping.


    soup maker
    Thanks for coming! you're soupmaker, I'm soapmaker haha, it's close!


    Chey can cook!
    Thanks for coming! I really want to try your crescent rolls!

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  9. hello
    I ma not very familiar with bentos but yours looks fuuny i am pierre based in paris i have a blog on french creative food come and visit me <cheers from Paris Pierre

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  10. Pierre
    Thanks for your visit and invite!

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  11. Thanks for your comment Chia!
    You make bento, too, don't you?

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