Archive for January, 2010

Bento #285

Quite a simple bento today… (I have a cold… Meh.)
Pasta, caponata made with baby eggplants from the Asian supermarket (brinjals), asparagus and rosemary decoration.

I tried Brinjals in curry before, but not in European dishes. From a try last night I’d say… interesting.
The taste is there, but the texture is quite different, lots of tiny seeds. It’s a bit of a surprise feeling them on your tongue the first time. But we’ll see how it works at lunchtime!

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Bento #284

Leftover potato tortilla, a demented looking apple bunny, cherry tomato and roasted mixed bell peppers with balsamico vinegar in the foreground.
Couscous with a cherry tomato and nigella seeds in the background. (you can’t see it, but there are sundried tomatoes mixed in with the couscous as well.)

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Bento #283

Big box: Potato tortilla on lettuce, cherry tomato decoration.
Small box: Broccoli, carrot chips, ajvar and mayo, olives and avocado.

BF gets the same in the square HK box.

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Bento #282

Some random leftovers from dinner. Can you tell it’s Friday?
Foreground: Something coleslaw-ish with lettuce, chinese cabbage, celery, sesame seeds and a yoghurt-mayo dressing; carrot chips, potato wedges and a cherry tomato.
Background: Stirfried random() (peppers, apple and leek with oregano and chili), chocolate, fried marinated tofu on lettuce and another tomato.
My camera’s still behaving so it’s rather blurry. Meh.

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Bento #281

I got bored of rice bentos…
Spinach and feta rolls, potato croquettes, cherry tomatos (which are somewhat on the orange side :P), rolled up carrot slices, broccoli, lettuce and a bottle of dressing.
Weird Japanese strawberry chocolate candy as dessert. :)

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Bento #280

Small box: Rice with sesame and a cherry tomato.
Big box: Abura-age (fried tofu), celery, cherry tomatoes, mangold with soy sauce, pickled chiles and cucumbers and tamagoyaki slices.

BF’s bento has the same, just in a bigger box.
And before anyone asks: He doesn’t mind the box being pink. Or the food being cute.

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Bento #279

Spinach and Feta rolls , fried mixed bell peppers with balsamico vinegar, rice and a cherry tomato. Lettuce.

This is the BF’s bento – mine was prettier, I thought, but I absolutely didn’t manage to take a photo of it in anything resembling useful lighting. I don’t know, sometimes the camera just don’t wanna. Or I did something wrong with the white balance. Or something. :P

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