Yum-Yum Bento Box: Fresh Recipes for Adorable Lunches

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Quirk Books, Aug 1, 2009 - Cooking - 143 pages
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This book makes creating colorful, cute, and tasty Japanese-style lunches easy and fun!

Learn how to craft your favorite foods into a variety of shapes--from caterpillars, cars, and puppy dogs to pretty flowers, princesses, and kitty cats to make the yummy, healthy lunches that are all the rage in Japan. Featuring chapters on Cuties & Critters, Fairy-Tale Friends, and Special Day Treats, plus a handy shopping guide, easy recipes for mini snacks, general tips and tricks, and so much more, Yum-Yum Bento Box is the perfect guide for beginner bento makers and expert chefs alike. Stop wasting money on pre-packaged lunches--and start making beautiful, healthy bentos!
 
Includes:
An introduction to Japanese Lunches
Packing a Bento Box
Bento Boxes, Tools, And Accessories
Ingredients
Cuties & Critters
Fairy-Tale Friends
Special-Day Treats

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Yum Yum Bento Box book was great. Thanks

User Review  - khamann - Overstock.com

Great deal on book. I do wish the website had a preview of the inside of the book. That is helpful when shopping for books online. Read full review

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User Review  - AnnieHidalgo - LibraryThing

Everything it says on the cover. The recipes are surprisingly easy too. This book is almost as much fun to read as it is to cook with, thanks to the author's cute photos. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Crystal Watanabe (a.k.a. Pikko) started making bento boxes for herself as a way to eat small, healthy portions, and she enjoyed it so much that she now shares her hobby with bento fans worldwide at her blog Adventures in Bentomaking (www.aibento.net). She lives in Hawaii with her husband and two children. Maki Ogawa (a.k.a. Luckysundae) is a Japanese mom who loves to make cute bento boxes for her two young boys, her husband, and herself. She shares her creations on Flickr and at her blog, Cute Obento (www.cuteobento.com).

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