Yummy Kawaii Bento

Yummy Kawaii Bento Author Li Ming Lee
ISBN-10 9781634504249
Year 2015
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
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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"--

Yummy Kawaii Bento

Yummy Kawaii Bento Author Li Ming Lee
ISBN-10 9781510700451
Year 2015-09-01
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Regnery Publishing
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The lunchbox reinvented: transform the boring routine of your children's packed lunches into cute, edible cartoon characters! 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. Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Good Books and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of cookbooks, including books on juicing, grilling, baking, frying, home brewing and winemaking, slow cookers, and cast iron cooking. We’ve been successful with books on gluten-free cooking, vegetarian and vegan cooking, paleo, raw foods, and more. Our list includes French cooking, Swedish cooking, Austrian and German cooking, Cajun cooking, as well as books on jerky, canning and preserving, peanut butter, meatballs, oil and vinegar, bone broth, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Kawaii Bento

Kawaii Bento Author Shirley Wong
ISBN-10 9789814677127
Year 2014-11-15
Pages 117
Language en
Publisher Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd
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A strong believer that cooking should be easy and enjoyable, Shirley Wong, also known by her online avatar, Little Miss Bento, shares how you can put together attractive and tasty bento boxes with ease and lots of fun! Follow Shirley’s simple step-by-step guide and craft everyday foods such as rice, bread, eggs, cheese, fish cakes, sausages, carrots and cucumbers into various forms, from your favourite animals and characters to a memorable holiday scene. Make every day a treat with a personalised bento box!

Cute Yummy Time

Cute Yummy Time Author La Carmina
ISBN-10 9781101665190
Year 2009-10-06
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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Read La Carmina's posts on the Penguin Blog. A cookbook that thinks outside the bento box and brings the popular Japanese trend of kawaii (all things cute) to the American kitchen. Hello Kitty, Pokémon, Super Mario, Astroboy… American pop culture has been invaded by big-headed, dewy-eyed characters from Japan. The cult of kawaii (ka-why-ee, or all things cute) has spread to every aspect of living—including food. Take Japan’s wackiest new trend: school lunches dolled up as adorable creatures. They’re feasts for the eyes, but their ingredients such as natto and nori don’t exactly sit well with Western stomachs. Cute Yummy Time interprets this Japanese phenomenon for the American palate. Using familiar foods, La Carmina turns mundane meals into adorable sensations. A risotto ball becomes a curious hedgehog; chicken sandwiches are dressed as chicks. Entertaining has never been so endearing with a blue cheese blowfish for a beach party or strawberry lovers in chocolate crepe robes for Valentine’s Day. Each recipe includes step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and eye-popping full-color photos. Watch a Video

Kawaii Deco Sushi

Kawaii Deco Sushi Author Shirley Wong
ISBN-10 9789814677806
Year 2015-06-15
Pages
Language en
Publisher Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd
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Turn an everyday favourite into an edible centrepiece with more kawaii creations from Little Miss Bento, Shirley Wong. Following the success of her first cookbook, Kawaii Bento, Shirley shares fresh ideas in this second book for making deco sushi that are not only a feast for the eyes, but for the palate as well. Prepare these amazing deco sushi to brighten any table, bento box or picnic basket, and rope in children and guests to join in the fun! With illustrated step-by-step instructions to guide beginners and innovative recipes to excite experienced cooks, this book is suitable for cooks of any skill level.

Everyday Bento

Everyday Bento Author Wendy Copley
ISBN-10 9781462912933
Year 2014-03-04
Pages 120
Language en
Publisher Tuttle Publishing
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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!

Yum Yum Bento Box

Yum Yum Bento Box Author Crystal Watanabe
ISBN-10 9781594746505
Year 2013-02-05
Pages
Language en
Publisher Quirk Books
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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!

Kawaii Sweet Treats

Kawaii Sweet Treats Author Shirley Wong
ISBN-10 9789814771658
Year 2016-09-15
Pages
Language en
Publisher Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd
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Shirley Wong, aka, Little Miss Bento, gained a large following of fans when she started posting her adorable Japanese bento lunchbox creations and unique deco sushi rolls on her blog and social media channels. As the top bento artist and blogger in Singapore, Shirley has won many awards for her bento creations and is often featured on local and international media. She is the only Singaporean to be certified under the Japan Sushi Instructor Association in Tokyo, and she conducts bento classes and workshops to share her skills. Shirley’s first book, Kawaii Bento (2015), is a bestseller. Her follow-up, Kawaii Deco Sushi (2015) has also been well-received by the public.

Kawaii Bento Boxes

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

The Manga Cookbook Japanese Bento Boxes Main Dishes and More

The Manga Cookbook  Japanese Bento Boxes  Main Dishes and More Author The Manga University Culinary Institute
ISBN-10 9784921205591
Year 2007
Pages
Language en
Publisher Manga University
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Reading manga sure can make a person hungry! Food appears frequently in Japanese comics, but what exactly is it that the characters are eating? Introducing The Manga Cookbook, an illustrated step-by-step guide to preparing simple Japanese dishes using ingredients found in every Western kitchen. Learn to identify and make the same things you see in all your favorite manga: authentic onigiri (rice balls), yakitori (skewered chicken), oshinko (pickled vegetables), udon (Japanese noodles), okonomiyaki (Japanese-style pizza) and many others! Includes sections on how to assemble bento boxed lunches and properly use chopsticks. Features original manga illustrations by Chihiro Hattori.

Bento Delights

Bento Delights Author Syntia Willyanto
ISBN-10 1499124252
Year 2014-05-09
Pages 116
Language en
Publisher CreateSpace
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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

Happy Bento

Happy Bento Author Anna Adden
ISBN-10 9781462124886
Year
Pages
Language en
Publisher Cedar Fort
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Lunch + Fun = Bento! Add some cuteness to your lunches with these adorable bento box recipes. By combining traditional Japanese bento style with familiar Western foods, you get the best of both worlds! Check out these awesome bento options Mini PizzasBlast off HippopotamusAngry BirdsShark WeekTalk Like a Pirate Day Colorful, creative, and fun for the whole family, bento lunches are the perfect way to encourage healthy eating by making good foods look even more appealing than junk. So go aheadÑopen up your lunch box and play with your food! With Happy Bento in hand, you can say good-bye to boring lunches and hello to healthy, happy food!>

Snack Girl to the Rescue

Snack Girl to the Rescue Author Lisa Cain
ISBN-10 9780385349093
Year 2014-04-15
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Harmony
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Do you need to be rescued from bad eating habits and junk food? Are you looking to adopt a healthier lifestyle but don’t know where to begin? Well, fear not because Lisa Cain, a.k.a. “Snack Girl,” is here to help! A busy mother of two, Lisa faces the same challenges to healthy eating that we all do—unlimited access to junk food, a jam-packed schedule, a tight budget, and a love of delicious food. So in Snack Girl to the Rescue, she has created a way to make small changes that will make a difference in how you eat and live. On her mega-popular blog Snack-Girl.com, she shares the simple secrets and delicious, healthful recipes that have helped keep her budget and her body in check. without sacrificing fun or flavor. Now with Snack Girl to the Rescue! A Real-Life Guide to Losing Weight and Getting Healthy with 100 Recipes Under 400 Calories, Lisa is sharing her best, tried and true advice on avoiding common weight-loss pitfalls, shopping healthier on a budget, and getting in shape, along with 100 recipes for fun, quick, and affordable meals and snacks—all of which clock in under 400 calories and are Weight Watchers friendly! There are no gimmicks, no short cuts, it's just how you're supposed to live: a healthy balanced life. Lisa shows us in this book, that nobody is perfect—but with a few minor tweaks, you can change your lifestyle, be happy and be healthy. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Paper Wonderland

Paper Wonderland Author Michelle Romo
ISBN-10 9781600616969
Year 2010-05-18
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Krause Publications
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Get ready to go on the paper adventure of a lifetime in Paper Wonderland! From the moment you step foot in the Neighborhood, you'll meet new friends to accompany you on your travels. Go hiking through the Forest with woodland creatures, and then relax with a dip in the Ocean. Trade your beach towel for a safari hat and go on a Jungle excursion that will have you swinging from the trees! Finally, return to the Big City to take in some fabulous sights. So sweet they make your teeth hurt, Michelle Romo's characters are begging to be brought to life with just scissors and tape. Besides adorable animals and people, the collection also includes a pirate ghost, a toaster oven, cute mustaches you can wear and much, much more! Come on! Grab your scissors and tape and let's visit Paper Wonderland! This book includes: 32 paper toy templates to cut out and build Downloadable PDFs of each paper toy template Step-by-step photographic instructions to make each toy Beautiful illustrations, colorful patterns and lots of fun!

Ten Minute Bento

Ten Minute Bento Author Megumi Fujii
ISBN-10 1935654411
Year 2012
Pages 79
Language en
Publisher Vertical Incorporated
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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