The Just Bento Cookbook

The Just Bento Cookbook Author Makiko Itoh
ISBN-10 4770031246
Release 2010-09-27
Pages 127
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Healthy, attractive, and economical---bento-box meals will revolutionize your lunchtimes. Let Makiko Itoh, the Net's leadingbento blogger, get you started on your bento journey! --



Everyday Bento

Everyday Bento Author Wendy Copley
ISBN-10 9781462912933
Release 2014-03-04
Pages 120
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"[Everyday Bento] is packed with ideas for fun, delicious lunches."—AlphaMom.com Your kids will look forward to what's in their lunchbox every single day with the delightful collection of recipes in Everyday Bento! The bento food movement teaches us that foods can be attractive, nutritious, fun and delicious all at the same time. Kids love to try foods that bring a smile to their faces, and will often eat things they wouldn't otherwise try. For example, they'll love an adorable bear cub made from brown bread, peanut butter and jelly nestled on a bed of blueberries. Cut watermelon into hearts, and tuck them next to a ham sandwich shaped like ballet slippers for your budding ballerina. Create building bricks from healthy cheese, carrots and cucumbers—or a hot dog octopus, swimming across a sea of cucumber. Picky eaters or not, they'll try it! Wendy Thorpe Copley writes the popular bento blog Wendolonia, which takes the traditional Japanese concept of bento—a single meal packed at home in a reusable container—and Americanizes it. Using simple ingredients found in any grocery store, Wendy creates entertaining meals that are sure to delight even the most finicky eater. Some of the fun and easy bento creations here include: Princess Bento Rock and Roll Bento Snowman Bento Butterfly Bento Farm Yard Animals Bento Besides being great fun to look at, bento lunches are a healthy way to enjoy food while keeping portions in check. Freshly-prepared lunches packed in portable, reusable bento boxes are also kind to the environment and easy on the wallet—very important in today's economy. Everyday Bento teaches you a few simple techniques to make creative lunches, all in a reasonable time-frame for busy working parents. The 50 bento meals in this cookbook feature familiar foods with fun themes that will appeal to children and adults alike. Follow the easy step-by-step instructions to recreate each bento box, or mix and match different elements from the book to make your own unique creations. Make lunch fun again with Everyday Bento!



Ten Minute Bento

Ten Minute Bento Author Megumi Fujii
ISBN-10 1935654411
Release 2012
Pages 79
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Everyday millions of Japanese people, young and old, leave their homes with a bento in hand. Bento (boxed lunches) are handmade every morning packed with tender-loving care to give their recipients a warm-hearted well-needed boast to finish off the day. In her first English-language release, TV chef and nutritionist Megumi Fujii has prepared 72 mouth-watering box lunch recipes that are easy to make but are over-flowing with the hearty-goodness that is essential in every Japanese bento. Her Ten-minute bento will not rely on visual designs seen on Flickr streams or on blogs. Instead she focuses on sharing everyday Japanese dishes created to satiate hunger and satisfy an ever expanding Japanese palette. Featured dishes: Mushroom Hamburg Steak Easy Korean Bibimbap Colorful Eggs & Ham Yuzu Chicken Avocado Salad Sandwich Open-face Spring Roll Bento Chicken Cutlet Bento Beef Bowl Bento Chicken Teriyaki Bento Salads Radish & Buckwheat Noodle Salad French Toast Salad Chinese-style Noodle Salad Desserts Cheesecake Balls Petite Muffins



Effortless Bento

Effortless Bento Author Shufu-No-Tomo
ISBN-10 1939130379
Release 2014-05-27
Pages 191
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"Originally published in Japan by Shufunotomoto Co., Ltd., c2012."--Colophon.



Kawaii Bento Boxes

Kawaii Bento Boxes Author Joie Staff
ISBN-10 4889962603
Release 2009
Pages 81
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Provides recipes and menus for bento boxes, which are Japanese home-packed meals usually consisting of rice, fish, and meat.



Bento Boxes

Bento Boxes Author Naomi Kijima
ISBN-10 4889960732
Release 2001
Pages 64
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Features portable Japanese meals you can make at home.



Yum Yum Bento Box

Yum Yum Bento Box Author Crystal Watanabe
ISBN-10 9781594746505
Release 2013-02-05
Pages
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Oh, boy—obento! These yummy, healthy lunches are all the rage in Japan, where mothers create them as expressions of love for their children. With Yum-Yum Bento Box, Crystal Watanabe and Maki Ogawa devote an entire cookbook to these delicious and adorable meals for all ages! 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. Yum-Yum Bento Box features 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. Stop wasting money on pre-packaged lunches—and start making beautiful, healthy bentos!



Yummy Kawaii Bento

Yummy Kawaii Bento Author Li Ming Lee
ISBN-10 9781634504249
Release 2015
Pages 256
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"Packing school lunches for fussy children can be a chore. Parents are bored of making the same old soggy sandwiches every day, and your picky eaters don't even show any appreciation when they return their lunchboxes with uneaten veggies and scrappy bits. What if you could entice your children to eat balanced lunches every day? Even better: how do you transform the routine of unoriginal packed lunches into a joy for yourself? Inspired by the Japanese tradition of the bento box--a home-packed meal served in a box with compartments containing different foods--Yummy Kawaii Bento reinvents the concept of the stale packed lunch. Learn to make your very own creative bento boxes and turn the law of "don't play with your food" on its head by reimagining dishes as colorful cartoon characters. Entice your children with: - Teddy bear-shaped mini pizzas - Hot "dog" buns - Scrambled egg chicks - Porky pastas - Panda bamboo salads...and many more edible critters! With more than 160 step-by-step tutorials on how to assemble balanced bento boxes, create food art, and cook individual recipes that bridge the East and the West, Yummy Kawaii Bento turns food preparation into an art and makes eating fun again for both parent and child. Soon, your children will boast to their friends about their lunches, and your spouse might even ask for his or her own takeaway lunch! Lunchtime, or dinnertime, will never be the same again"--



Japanese Cooking Made Simple A Japanese Cookbook with Authentic Recipes for Ramen Bento Sushi More

Japanese Cooking Made Simple  A Japanese Cookbook with Authentic Recipes for Ramen  Bento  Sushi   More Author Salinas Press
ISBN-10 9781623153939
Release 2014-06-18
Pages 282
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Cooking a wide variety of Japanese meals doesn’t have to require a lot of effort, multiple cookbooks, and guesswork. Here’s the key to making delicious Japanese food at home tonight. People love Japanese cuisine, but very few prepare it themselves. Japanese Cooking Made Simple provides the basic techniques and recipes that unlock your ability to prepare delicious, authentic Japanese meals to enjoy with friends and family at home – without requiring significant investments in time and money to do so. Japanese Cooking Made Simple contains more than 100 easy-to-follow authentic Japanese recipes with ingredients you can find in your local grocery store. Sushi and bento boxes will become part of your weeknight meals, as will Ramen with Braised Pork Belly, Tempura Soba, Fried Tofu in Broth, California Rolls, Pan-Broiled Salmon with Scallions, Chicken Yakitori, and Green Tea Ice Cream. Step-by-step instructions and illustrations will have you preparing sushi, including norimaki and temaki, with ease. Color photos help you put a beautiful Japanese dish on the plate. In Japanese Cooking Made Simple, Salinas Press has once again created a cookbook that provides home chefs not only with a wide variety of delicious recipes to choose from, but also the simple tools to make it easy.



Easy Japanese Cooking Bento Love

Easy Japanese Cooking  Bento Love Author Kentaro Kobayashi
ISBN-10 193428758X
Release 2009
Pages 95
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A collection of more than 60 easy-to-make, portable Japanese recipes from an award-winning cookbook author and television personality, including columns on "Spices, Seasoning and Tupperware for making Bento," and "White Rice is Good." Original.



Japanese Soul Cooking

Japanese Soul Cooking Author Tadashi Ono
ISBN-10 9781607743538
Release 2013-11-05
Pages 256
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A collection of more than 100 recipes that introduces Japanese comfort food to American home cooks, exploring new ingredients, techniques, and the surprising origins of popular dishes like gyoza and tempura. Move over, sushi. It’s time for gyoza, curry, tonkatsu, and furai. These icons of Japanese comfort food cooking are the dishes you’ll find in every kitchen and street corner hole-in-the-wall restaurant in Japan—the hearty, flavor-packed dishes that everyone in Japan, from school kids to grandmas, craves. In Japanese Soul Cooking, Tadashi Ono and Harris Salat introduce you to this irresistible, homey style of cooking. As you explore the range of exciting, satisfying fare, you may recognize some familiar favorites, such as ramen, soba, udon, and tempura. Others are lesser known Japanese classics—such as wafu pasta (spaghetti with bold, fragrant toppings like miso meat sauce), tatsuta-age (fried chicken marinated in garlic, ginger, and other Japanese seasonings), and savory omelets with crabmeat and shiitake mushrooms—that will instantly become standards in your kitchen as well. With foolproof instructions and step-by-step photographs, you’ll soon be knocking out chahan fried rice, mentaiko spaghetti, saikoro steak, and more for friends and family. Ono and Salat’s fascinating exploration of the surprising origins and global influences behind popular dishes is accompanied by rich location photography that captures the energy and essence of this food in everyday Japanese life, bringing beloved Japanese comfort food to Western home cooks for the first time.



Everyday Harumi

Everyday Harumi Author Harumi Kurihara
ISBN-10 9781840917529
Release 2016-06-02
Pages 192
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In Everyday Harumi, now reissed as an attractive jacketed paperback, Harumi Kurihara, Japan's most popular cookery writer, selects her favourite foods and presents more than 60 new home-style recipes for you to make for family and friends. Harumi wants everyone to be able to make her recipes and she demonstrates how easy it is to cook Japanese food for every day occasions without needing to shop at specialist food stores. Using many of her favourite ingredients, Harumi presents recipes for soups, starters, snacks, party dishes, main courses and family feasts that are quick and simple to prepare, all presented in her effortless, down-to-earth and unpretentious approach to stylish living and eating. Every recipe is photographed and includes beautiful step-by-step instructions that show key Japanese cooking techniques. Texture and flavour are important to Japanese food and Harumi takes you through the basic sauces you can make at home and the staples you should have in your store cupboard. Photographed by award-winning photographer Jason Lowe, this warm and approachable cookbook invites you to cook and share Japanese food in a simple and elegant style.



Washoku

Washoku Author Elizabeth Andoh
ISBN-10 9780307813558
Release 2012-02-28
Pages 328
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In 1975,Gourmet magazine published a series on traditional Japanese food —the first of its kind in a major American food magazine — written by a graduate of the prestigious Yanagihara School of classical cuisine in Tokyo. Today, the author of that groundbreaking series, Elizabeth Andoh, is recognized as the leading English-language authority on the subject. She shares her knowledge and passion for the food culture of Japan in WASHOKU, an authoritative, deeply personal tribute to one of the world's most distinctive culinary traditions. Andoh begins by setting forth the ethos of washoku (traditional Japanese food), exploring its nuanced approach to balancing flavor, applying technique, and considering aesthetics hand-in-hand with nutrition. With detailed descriptions of ingredients complemented by stunning full-color photography, the book's comprehensive chapter on the Japanese pantry is practically a book unto itself. The recipes for soups, rice dishes and noodles, meat and poultry, seafood, and desserts are models of clarity and precision, and the rich cultural context and practical notes that Andoh provides help readers master the rhythm and flow of the washoku kitchen. Much more than just a collection of recipes, WASHOKU is a journey through a cuisine that is rich in history and as handsome as it is healthful. Awards2006 IACP Award WinnerReviews“This extensive volume is clearly intended for the cook serious about Japanese food.”—Minneapolis Star Tribune“. . . scholarly, yet inspirational . . . a foodie might just sit back and read for sheer enjoyment and edification.”—Milwaukee Journal Sentinel From the Hardcover edition.



The Little Book of Lunch

The Little Book of Lunch Author Caroline Craig
ISBN-10 9781448161041
Release 2014-01-16
Pages 208
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The Little Book of Lunch is filled with delicious and simple recipes for the working person’s packed lunchbox. It is for anyone who has found themselves staring at the shelves in their local sandwich chain or their work canteen with a growling stomach and sinking feeling. The Little Book of Lunch has clever approaches to classics making them easy for transportation; meals that taste delicious at room temperature; quickly assembled dishes for when you barely have five minutes; recipes for when the cupboards are bare. It includes: -Wholesome and Healthy salads like tabouleh -Indulgent and Decadent Dining like grilled halloumi, vegetable and avocado couscous -Sandwiches for when you are chained to your desk like guacamole and tomato salsa on rye -Store-cupboard snacks like spicy lentil and coconut soup -Sweet treats to bribe colleagues like salted caramel brownies



The Manga Cookbook

The Manga Cookbook Author
ISBN-10 1442066172
Release 2009-07-20
Pages 158
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An illustrated step-by-step guide to preparing simple Japanese dishes using ingredients found in every Western kitchen teaches budding chefs how to make everything they see in their favorite manga--from rice balls to Japanese-style pizza.



Tokyo Cult Recipes

Tokyo Cult Recipes Author Maori Murota
ISBN-10 9781925268881
Release 2015-11-18
Pages 272
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A celebration of food, culture and place, here are 100 dishes from Tokyo, the gastronomic megacity. There are recipes for miso, sushi, soba noodles, bentos, sushi, fried rice, Japanese tapas, desserts, cakes and sweets; plus features on the key essential cooking techniques and key ingredients, making it truly Japanese food made simple. Author Maori Murota grew up in Tokyo and was inspired to write this book by her mother's cooking and memories of growing up in Tokyo, cooking at home, eating out. Her mission is to demystify Japanese food, to make it accessible and understood by anyone and everyone interested in learning about a food culture and eating well.



Bento Delights

Bento Delights Author Syntia Willyanto
ISBN-10 1499124252
Release 2014-05-09
Pages 116
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Written by the author of the popular bento blog, www.cookinggallery.blogspot.com, Bento Delights is a must have for all bento lovers out there! Bento Delights contains 31 adorable and stylish bento menus accompanied with 100 delicious recipes. This cookbook is divided into two main sections: Character Bento (Charaben) and Traditional Bento. The Character Bento section includes clear step-by-step photographs and detailed instructions on how to craft whimsical characters like sweet teddy bears made from rice balls, little koala bears from bocconcini cheese and cute frogs from cucumber. The Traditional Bento section features more practical yet elegant lunch menus focusing on delectable Japanese and modern Asian recipes. Additionally, Bento Delights also features chapters on Bento Basics, Bento Boxes, Tools & Accessories, Further Tips & Tricks, Resource Guide and Glossary. Each recipe is beautifully photographed and each new chapter is preceded with gorgeous kimono-inspired graphic illustrations. This cookbook is perfect for both bento beginners and advanced bento makers alike, and will also appeal to anyone who is interested in the art of beautiful food presentations. Make your own fun and creative bento meals and bring a smile to your face and your loved ones'. To find out more about the book, visit the following link (a blog post about the book written by the author): http: //cookinggallery.blogspot.com.au/2014/05/my-bento-cookbook-bento-delights.html