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Our so-called 1st Bento on the go!

What is Bento?

Bento is the Japanese word for a meal served in a box. Beyond that basic definition though, just about anything goes as to what kind of box or container is used, as well as what is put inside that box. (courtesy of justbento.com)

My 1st Bento Starter Kit obtained from MySunshine2U. Contains :-

1 Insulated bag
1 Double deck Bento box
1 Bird shape pancake mold
1 Matching bento strap
1 Flower cookie cutter
1 Star shape egg mold
1 Dish potion cup
1 Dish potion cup (shape of house)
8 Picks (vegie & fruits)
2 Sea creatures picks
1 Soy sauce bottle


Then, adding 2 more gadgets which was Rice Mould & Sausage Cutter (Wiener) from the recent Picnic at the Tiny Tapir, Damai Bungalow. Obtained from New Stylish Tokyo.

Back from the Picnic event, I rummaged through my stuff, relied on my hunch, adding more already available and as Bento Sifu’s assurance that those stuffs can comes in handy. Who knows?


So…only yesterday noon, mostly done by me, experimenting those gadgets with processed foods first such as sausage, crabstick, beef salami, cheese, fried seaweed, mayonnaise and mixed vegetables. Rice, egg & broccoli were the healthier ones.

I overboiled the rice crab and I think I need to boil the sausage longer so the cut-outs would be more obvious.Hubby did the rice moulding inclusive the deco.

Actually, it could not be called Bento as it is served in a dish instead of box. Anyway, it is our lunch and I want to learn how to use those stuff first.

Here’s the dishes for the three of us. Baby Hambali of course could not be included since it was not a healthier choice for him. Besides he was already full from home-cooked salmon porridge.


Close-up…


Well, whaddya think? 😛

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August 17, 2009 - Posted by | Arty-Crafty, Bento, Hanz is up to..., Hanz's Boys

19 Comments »

  1. waaaaaaaaa… so cute… tlalu cute smp x sanggup nak mkn.. haha-mama emma®-

    Comment by precious innocent | August 17, 2009 | Reply

  2. Yep, sgt2 cute! Ambil gambar & frame kan ajer Hanz. Tak sampai hati nak makan. Heheh.

    Comment by ar.nie | August 17, 2009 | Reply

  3. kiuuttttnyaaa….For us kenyang ka makan banyak tu..heheheh

    Comment by Rozy | August 17, 2009 | Reply

  4. bento itu membuatkan perutku ini berdondang sayang (macik posa…hu..hu)

    Comment by littlemama | August 17, 2009 | Reply

  5. cantik…mesti bertambah selera anak nk mkn eik

    Comment by anamarza | August 17, 2009 | Reply

  6. hanz.. comelnyer.. u dah try.. i lom lagi. tunggu aa sket masa lagi. nak kumpul gadget..hehe

    Comment by azzamoro | August 17, 2009 | Reply

  7. kawaiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii… I yang duk sini pon malas nak berbento kawai gini hehehhe..nasib baik x bungkus bento hubby dengan kertas mcm nasi lemak kat msia pon dah ok hehehhe

    Comment by yatie chomeyl | August 17, 2009 | Reply

  8. kak hanz!!!!!!comel sangat!!!!! wish i can learn to do it for safiyyah and sufyan too……nak belajar jugaklah nanti…..bestnya!!!!!pssorry lama tak meng-omen….been extremely busy at the office…..baca sokmo tp tak sempat komen…..

    Comment by Mama Safiyyah | August 17, 2009 | Reply

  9. waaaahh sgt cutee!!hanz plis plis plis ajar cemna nak buat bento tu..kalau mcm ni mesti budak2 pon suka makan..

    Comment by Farah | August 17, 2009 | Reply

  10. Emma: kitaorang bedal jer lepas tu sebab dah lapar. LOLArnie: lawak suggestion u,he,he..dah frame dalam blog,ngee..Rozy:3 ketul nasi tu kenyang tau..for kiddies, 2 ketul pun dah cukupRos: Dapat jugak tarik perhatian perut u yer, nanti selamat berbuka! :>Anamarza: Intention-nyer memang untuk my boys, tapi rasanya untuk seisi keluarga, insya-Allah..Azza:Apakah rembatan u kat 100Yen tempoh hari..x sabar nak tunggu your story pulak..Yatie: Ha!Ha! Janji rasa sedap,kan?Shireen:boleh sajer, me pun masih belajar lagi ni..Farah:Oh, x layak nak ajar orang lagi, dok ushar sifu2 bento dalam dan luar negara, sila lihat ruangan Bento Ideas kat chatterbox ni

    Comment by Hanz | August 17, 2009 | Reply

  11. Uwahh…tak gamak rase nak makan dah letih2 buat gitu….aahahaha

    Comment by sitisifir10 | August 17, 2009 | Reply

  12. Hanz,u are really 'artistic' and that is really beautiful for beginner. shud look at mine, surely u laugh your head off, hehe…

    Comment by Mummy to QiQi | August 17, 2009 | Reply

  13. kawaiii..kalau anak tak nak makan, maknye leh makan..hehehe..

    Comment by Mama-Miya a.k.a MiuMiu a.k.a "Jedi Hopeful" | August 18, 2009 | Reply

  14. Siti: Makan jer.. :PChin Nee: I think it's simple jer..Mama Miya: Oh betul, seketul nasi suppose Hanafi makan, mamanya tukang habiskan..ekekek

    Comment by Hanz | August 18, 2009 | Reply

  15. i buat bento simple2 je… DH said if i start making all those cutie stuff… nnt dia tak nak mkn if tak cute (mampus PIL nak feed time lain). I so wanted to get stuff from NST, but kena tunggu dia besar…. buat bento gi skolah.huhu… bila la nak grow out of fussy eating stage nih.

    Comment by Hanim | August 18, 2009 | Reply

  16. very nice! if u need more bento stuff just say so ok im going back on dec..i bet i'll be a lot cheaper than if u buy from malaysia 😉

    Comment by mommy2H | August 18, 2009 | Reply

  17. kiutnya Hanz.. dah banyak stuff for bento… boleh ajar I plak

    Comment by nadnye | August 24, 2009 | Reply

  18. Hanzzzzzzz, Sooooooo the cute the dishes…. How long u took to prepare those dishes….. 😀

    Comment by SueRosly | October 16, 2009 | Reply

  19. Sue, less than 40 minutes.ikut kata expert, bila dah biasa buat, boleh siap 15-20 minutes.Itulah target nak kena perasap diri prepare setiap pagi soon.

    Comment by Hanz | October 16, 2009 | Reply


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