Monday, 28 November 2011

Bento #4 - Christmas themed Bento


Here is my new Bento for this week & it is of Christmas theme.
First I added plain white rice as a thin layer.

Then it consists of,
Snowman made from hardboiled egg, eyes are from a ham & I used a straw to cut them
Gingerbread man made out of a chicken picnic ham & using a cooking cutter
Christmas themed stockings made from a cooked chicken sausage & decorated with some cheese
Reindeer from cooked sausage
Some carrot slices
Grapes
I have added some lettuce, but they are nearly white in colour, so cannot see clearly in photos.
A piece of tomato

To decorate it more, I wanted to use some picks. And here is a tutorial on how to make beautiful picks at home.
Anyway I didn’t use stickers as in tutorial. They are beautiful, but I am not sure how they react with warm food & after closing the box.
Therefore I tried to use edible & colourful picks. So they are some colorful candy inserted into tooth pics. And I found some Christmas themed candy.To highlight the theme Christmas; I used a santa shaped candy inserted in a small pick.


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Linking with Food Adventure Friday #5

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19 comments:

  1. Looks so colorful..not sure wats a bento though.

    Regards,
    Manju

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  2. Thanks Manju,basically Bento is a lunch box meal & it is from Japanese Cuisine.Always a bento box is colourful & a balanced meal too...We can arrange our lunch box in our own way,but keeping the beauty....

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  3. looks beautiful... fabulous pictures...

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  4. I like the idea of them being edible!

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  5. ~Really cute bento! Using sausage for the reindeer and stockings was very creative. ~Great idea to use candy for the pick. It IS very colorful and festive! :)

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  6. Cute stuff... Have a wonderful time preparing for Christmas! :)

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  7. hi amy, wow, they look so pretty... great ideas
    on my 100 post- glad you came and commented. Thanks for liking my blog , I enjoy visiting yours too. It was only from you that I learnt there are “Sri Lanka malays”, I am a malay too. All the best to you too and have a nice day.

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  8. This is awesome girl..:) Loved your creativity..:)
    Reva

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  9. very cute to use edible items for the pic. I love the little candies, they look like ornaments. :)

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  10. Awesome and innovative Bento.Luv it Amy.

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  11. Colourful & creative !! Absolutely loved it !

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  12. Very cute & creative! I love the snowman!! Thanks for linking up to TGIF! See you next week,
    Beth =-)

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  13. This is awesome! Thanks for the neat idea--I believe my kids will be finding snowmen in their lunchboxes this week.

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  14. Cute- I like your twist on making your own picks! Thanks for linking up to Food Adventure Friday!

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  15. Oh how fun! Thanks for sharing at Bacon Time. I hope you have a Merry Christmas.

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  16. That's too adorable!! Thanks for sharing at Shine on Fridays!

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  17. Love the snowman egg. Thanks for linking up at Bento Blog Network!

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  18. I'm lovin' these Bentos! This is something new I've found recently and love the idea of making fun, healthy on-the-go meals! (We're on-the-go a lot!) I even bought some plastic containers to start! Where do YOU find your ideas (when you don't have them)?

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