Little Bento by Michele Olivier

Little Bento
  • Author : Michele Olivier
  • Publisher : Sonoma Press
  • Release Date : 2016-08-09
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 1943451281
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Blogger Michele Olivier is beloved by parents for sharing her easy, delicious and healthy recipes that kids will actually eat. This is not your typical bento cookbook, which relies heavily on processed foods in cutesy shapes. Little Bento is 100+ seasonally inspired recipes to make lunch making and eating more fun for the little ones and maybe some big ones, too.

The Little Lunchbox Cookbook by Renee Kohley

The Little Lunchbox Cookbook
  • Author : Renee Kohley
  • Publisher : Page Street Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-08-04
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9781645670681
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Exciting Whole-Food Lunches You’ll Be Proud to Pack and That Kids Will Love to Eat! Pack your child a healthy, tasty lunch the easy way! Each lunchbox focuses on just one nutrient-dense homemade component that can be prepped ahead of time for easy grab-and-go options on busy days. Prep a big batch of Carnival Copycat Corn Dogs and stick them in the freezer— they’ll defrost just in time for lunch. Make The Best Chinese Takeout Copycat for dinner one night and you can pack the leftovers in the kids’ thermoses later that week. And what could be easier than letting your child assemble their own lunch with a chapter full of healthy Lunchables ® copycats? From Pizza Lunchables ® Copycat featuring whole-food pizza crust and customizable toppings, to Easy Homemade Cracker Stackers Lunchables ® Copycat, you’ll find tons of ideas to make lunchbox prep fun, nourishing, and practical. Renee Kohley, author of Nourished Beginnings Baby Food, has compiled this delicious, allergen-friendly collection of gluten-free lunches to make sure every child has the energy they need to power through the busy school day. Fill a lunchbox with no-fuss sides like seeds, crackers, and fresh fruits with a single from-scratch item for a balanced meal that your kids will be excited to eat. With so many great choices, you’ll never have to wonder what you should pack for lunch again. *All recipes are gluten-free and allergen-friendly!*

Kawaii Bento by Shirley Wong

Kawaii Bento
  • Author : Shirley Wong
  • Publisher : Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd
  • Release Date : 2014-11-15
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9789814677127
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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!

A Little Book of Japanese Contentments by Erin Niimi Longhurst

A Little Book Of Japanese Contentments
  • Author : Erin Niimi Longhurst
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2018-08-28
  • Categories : Self-Help
  • ISBN : 9781452175010
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With the longest healthy life spans in the world, Japanese people understand the art of living well. This beautiful book distills traditional Japanese philosophies intrinsic to wellbeing, providing easy-to-follow exercises to inspire those who want to live a happier, more balanced life. With sections on kokoro (heart and mind) and karada (body), plus a guide on how to form and nurture good habits, the book includes entries on ikigai (living with purpose), wabi-sabi (the beauty of imperfection and impermanence), shinrinyoku (forest bathing), ikebana (the art of flower arranging), and much more. Richly illustrated, A Little Book of Japanese Contentments is a warm invitation to cultivate contentment in everyday life.

Bento Power by Sara Kiyo Popowa

Bento Power
  • Author : Sara Kiyo Popowa
  • Publisher : Kyle Books
  • Release Date : 2018-09-20
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9780857835604
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Many people bring their lunch to work to save money, time and to help control what they are eating (with no hidden nasties from processed shop-bought food), but sometimes it's hard to think of interesting, nutritious things to make. Sara has come to the rescue with her vibrant, fun and inspirational approach to lunch boxes. She concentrates on having 5 clear elements: complex carbs, protein, fruit and veg, and sprinkles as well as the 5 colours used in authentic Japanese cooking: red, white, black, yellow and green. With just a few essential ingredients, you add your extras to create highly nutritious, vegetarian, colourful boxes of joy. Sara includes ideas for bento breakfast boxes (Sesame Snap Granola Bento and Mighty Muesli), 15-minute bento (Busy Days Instant Noodles and Lazy Tamago Bento), Everyday bento (Red Velvet Quinoa Bento, Green Theme Bento and Zen Bento) and the Fantasy bento (Starry Sky Bento and Fairy Jewel Box Bento). With tips on how to stock your bento store-cupboard and basic ingredients and recipes to get you going, now is the time for bento to bounce into your breakfast, lunch box, or even into your dinner parties, filling you with Bento Power! www.shisodelicious.com @shisodelicious

Bento Blast by Li Ming Lee

Bento Blast
  • Author : Li Ming Lee
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2019-08-20
  • Categories : Family & Relationships
  • ISBN : 9781631584664
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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 food, Bento Blast! 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 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, Bento Blast 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.

Kawaii Deco Sushi by Shirley Wong

Kawaii Deco Sushi
  • Author : Shirley Wong
  • Publisher : Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd
  • Release Date : 2015-06-15
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9789814677806
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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.

Yum Yum Bento All Year Round by Crystal Watanabe

Yum Yum Bento All Year Round
  • Author : Crystal Watanabe
  • Publisher : Quirk Books
  • Release Date : 2016-12-27
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9781594749391
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Yum-Yum Bento is back with 52 more easy seasonal-themed bento lunches. From the depths of winter to the height of summer, a beautiful lunch can brighten any day. Japanese bento boxes are portable and pretty meals packed with healthy portions and plenty of cheer. And they’re outrageously cute! With Yum-Yum Bento All Year Round, you’ll fall in love with 52 tasty, in-season lunches. Spring into make-ahead action with packing tips, tutorials, side dish recipes, and more. From summer Sunshine Smiles to Christmas Gingerbread Friends, there’s a bento just perfect for your lunchbox today. Selections from the Table of Contents: Springtime Fun: Easter Chicks Dainty Daffodils Green Pea Brothers Summertime Splash: Rainbow Sushi Cheerful Crab Seashell Fun Fall Frenzy: A Pear Anywhere Fried Rice Jack-o-Lantern Pumpkin Twins Winter Wonderland: Tomato Santas Rudolph the Red-Nosed Bagel Penguin Elves From the Trade Paperback edition.

Everyday Bento by Wendy Copley

Everyday Bento
  • Author : Wendy Copley
  • Publisher : Tuttle Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-03-04
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9781462912933
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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 matc

Kawaii Bread by Shirley Wong

Kawaii Bread
  • Author : Shirley Wong
  • Publisher : Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd
  • Release Date : 2017-05-15
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9789814779425
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Bestselling cookbook author, Shirley Wong (Little Miss Bento) presents a brand new collection of adorable food creations using another favourite staple, bread. In this book, Shirley shares basic techniques and essential know-how on making cottony soft Asian-style bread, moulding the dough to take on a host of different shapes and forms, and preparing a range of yummy fillings that can be mixed and matched with different breads. With a wide range of recipes for plain and filled buns, as well as loaves and pull-apart bread, you can now add a dash of colour and a touch of magic to your baking with Kawaii Bread!

Kawaii Bento Boxes by Joie Staff

Kawaii Bento Boxes
  • Author : Joie Staff
  • Publisher : Japan Publications Trading
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 4889962603
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Provides recipes and menus for bento boxes, which are Japanese home-packed meals usually consisting of rice, fish, and meat.

Yum Yum Bento Box by Crystal Watanabe

Yum Yum Bento Box
  • Author : Crystal Watanabe
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9781594744471
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"Pre-order from Amazon Pre-order from Your Local, Independent Bookstore via Indiebound Oh, boy-obento! These cute, yummy, healthy lunches are all the rage in Japan, where mothers think of them as an expression of love for their children. Yum-Yum Bento Box is one of the first cookbooks in English devoted to these healthy and adorable meals-they're fresh, they're tasty, and they're almost too cute to eat! Each step-by-step recipe in Yum-Yum Bento Box is simple and adaptable. Readers will learn how to form their favorite foods into a variety of shapes-from zebras, panda bears, and monkeys to kitties, piggies, and puppy dogs. Chapters include instructions for classic bento boxes and character-driven bentos (called Kyaraben), plus shopping advice, general tips and tricks, and much more. Stop wasting money on prepackaged lunches-and start making beautiful, healthy bentos! "

The Just Bento Cookbook by Makiko Itoh

The Just Bento Cookbook
  • Author : Makiko Itoh
  • Publisher : Vertical Inc
  • Release Date : 2018-12-24
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9781568365930
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Bento fever has recently swept across the West, fuelled not just by an interest in cute, decorative food, but by the desire for an economical, healthy approach to eating in these times of recession. A leading light in the popularization of bento has been Makiko Itoh, whose blog, Just Bento, boasts hundreds of thousands of subscribers, all of whom love her delicious recipes and practical bento-making tips. Now, for the first time, Itoh's expertise has been packaged in book form. The Just Bento Cookbook contains twenty-five attractive bento menus and more than 150 recipes, all of which have been specially created for this book and are divided into two main sections, Japanese and Not-so-Japanese. The Japanese section includes classic bento menus such as Salted Salmon Bento and Chicken Karaage Bento, while the Not-so-Japanese section shows how Western food can be adapted to the bento concept, with delicious menus such as Summer Vegetable Gratin Bento and Everyone Loves a Pie Bento. In addition to the recipes, Itoh includes sections on bento-making equipment, bento staples to make and stock, basic cooking techniques, and a glossary. A planning-chart section is included, showing readers how they might organize their weekly bento making. In a market full of bento books that emphasize the cute and the decorative, this book stands out for its emphasis on the health and economic benefits of the bento, and for the very practical guidelines on how to ensure that a daily bento lunch is something that can easily be incorporated into anyone's lifestyle. This is the perfect book for the bento beginner, but will also provide a wealth of new bento recipe ideas and tips for Just Bento aficionados.

Kawaii Sweet Treats by Shirley Wong

Kawaii Sweet Treats
  • Author : Shirley Wong
  • Publisher : Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd
  • Release Date : 2016-09-15
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9789814771658
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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.

The Lunch Box by Kate McMillan

The Lunch Box
  • Author : Kate McMillan
  • Publisher : Weldon Owen International
  • Release Date : 2015-08-21
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9781681880327
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Jam packed with clever ideas and easy recipes for delicious, healthy, kid-friendly packable meals, this solution-driven cookbook is the perfect book for busy parents looking for lunchtime inspirations. From yummy recipes that make use of common ingredients, to clever ideas for packing lunches that will appeal to kids, Lunch Box is packed with inspiration. This go-to primer covers all the basics—recipes for sandwiches, healthy snacks, and more—and offers tried-and-true strategies from a chef-caterer mother of three. Learn how to make an easy and delicious lunch from in-the-fridge staples and leftovers; how to accommodate allergies; and how to make every lunch box a fun delight for kids. Colorful photography throughout provides visual inspiration. Stuck in a rut? Got a picky eater in your house? This book offers ideas and strategies that will inspire you to step up your lunch-packing game, from irresistible wraps and playful sandwiches, to salads kids will actually eat, to versatile snacks that satisfy the fussiest palates and much more!

Bento for Beginners by Chika Ravitch

Bento For Beginners
  • Author : Chika Ravitch
  • Publisher : Rockridge Press
  • Release Date : 2020-02-04
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 1646111354
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Think inside the box--the beginner's guide to tasty bento boxes Easy, tasty, and healthy are three great aspects of any good meal. Combine them all together--in an easy to-go box--and you have the beauty of bento. In Bento for Beginners, you'll learn how this Japanese culinary art can help you build 60 appetizing, well-balanced lunches that can be taken just about anywhere. In addition to recipes, the book is filled with tons of tips and tricks on streamlining prep time, how to improve the storage life of your ingredients (without using preservatives), the right containers to use, and what foods make the best (and easiest) fusion dishes. There's so much to savor in these to-go treasure boxes. Bento for Beginners includes: Best of both worlds--Enjoy classic homemade Japanese foods as well as staples from Western and American cuisine. Off-the-shelf--Create lunches you'll be excited to eat using easy-to-find ingredients available at the grocery store. Save money--Put an end to spending $5 to $10 a day on lunch--the average cost of a filling homemade Japanese bento is about $1.85. In the world of bento books, this one can take you to tasty new heights.

Little Foodie Recipes for Babies and Toddlers with Taste by Michele Olivier

Little Foodie  Recipes For Babies And Toddlers With Taste
  • Author : Michele Olivier
  • Publisher : Sonoma Press
  • Release Date : 2014-06-01
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9781942411055
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The Food You Eat--Smaller This liberating cookbook for the newest eater in your family encourages foodie parents to think beyond the baby food aisle. Here you'll find over 100 recipes for babies and toddlers so appetizing and so nutritious that you're sure to devour them--okay, let's call it "taste test"--right along with your little one. Consider yourself warned: your child's first words might just be "More, please." Beyond recipes, Little Foodie includes: A step-by-step guide to introducing puréesAnswers to FAQs for all stages of infancy and toddlerhoodThe lowdown on food allergiesMeal pairing tips for parent-friendly libationsOver 45 beautiful and enticing full-color photos Without a doubt, this baby food guide and cookbook is likely to become an indispensible family resource in your home. Here's what's on the menu for your little foodie: Apple + Mint + Ricotta Purée / Fennel + Pea + Peach Purée / Pumpkin + Thyme Purée / Sesame Tofu Sticks + Peanut Sauce / Curried Egg Finger Sandwiches + Mango Chutney / Slow Cooker Chicken Tagine + Couscous / Sausage + Kale Over Creamy Polenta / DIY Toddler Sushi Bar, and more

Best Lunch Box Ever by Katie Sullivan Morford

Best Lunch Box Ever
  • Author : Katie Sullivan Morford
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2013-12-17
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9781452139036
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Best Lunch Box Ever is full of recipes, ideas, and strategies for packing creative and healthful lunches for kids, solving what is for many parents the most taxing of daily chores. Kids will love the scrumptiousness, while busy moms and dads will appreciate the quick and simple solutions for wholesome, balanced meals developed by Katie Sullivan Morford, a registered dietician and mother of three. The 65 recipes are easy, delicious, and—best of all—packed with nutrients for well-rounded lunches and snacks, including Deconstructed Caprese Skewers, Easy Cheesy Thermos Beans, Pesto Pita Pizza, Cinnamon Wonton Crisps, Parmesan Kale Chips, Crispy Applewiches, and more.

The Living Age by

The Living Age
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  • Release Date : 1897
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  • ISBN : HARVARD:HN46PW
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Ten Minute Bento by Megumi Fujii

Ten Minute Bento
  • Author : Megumi Fujii
  • Publisher : Vertical Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 1935654411
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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