November 7, 2016 Mommy Tin 0Comment

We woke up really late, and we only had 30 minutes left to prepare to leave for school and day’s errands. My preparation time for this bird’s nest is 15 minutes – sauce, eggs and assembly. Thanks so much to reliable house helpers, the spaghetti pasta was cooked early. What’s in Friday Bento? Spaghetti Quail eggs Carrots Apple slices Disney Princesses Cookies Chocolate chip cookies mini Toblerone pieces Scotts Vitamin C Mango Flavor Nori or seaweed for the eyes Bento Tips I bought a single hole puncher to make small circles out of the nori. Apple changes colors when sliced….

September 13, 2016 Mommy Tin 0Comment

Buy cute food picks, rice shapers or cookie cutters – you can buy these online or from baking supplies stores, or japanese stores like Daiso. Prepare a sandwich, sliced fruits, or cooked rice and some viand. Use cookie cutters to cut the sandwich into shapes, and the rice shapers to form rice shapes. Stick food picks to fruit slices. Arrange the fruits, sandwich and rice in a food container or plate. Add some garnishing, if preferred. The road to success begins on the first step. You have got to start somewhere. How to start bento creation? In starting with bento,…