lunch box (bento)

Let’s Take a Bite! Bento, Japanese Home-packed Meals

Bento is a Japanese-style home-packed meal. It is available throughout Japan. It consists of bite-sized rice, fish, and vegetables which are carefully prepared in a box-shaped container. Chopsticks are commonly used for this. Origin The word “bento” originated from the Song Dynasty in China, meaning “convenience” or “convenient.” The earliest bento was made during the…

Feast Your Eyes on the ’Artistic Lunch Box’

I’m pretty sure that most of us have experienced packing food for lunch may it be in school, in work, or during a picnic. In my country (and in most countries, I guess), preparing boxed lunch is quite simple. You prepare the lunch box, put cooked rice in it or some bread, and top it…

You never go hungry in Japan – Food On A Budget

Waribiki – for those on a budget Everybody knows that Japan can be a very expensive country to live in. Rent, health care, transportation, or even your grocery can easily dominate your monthly expenses. But one thing I really love about the country is their delicious food and the discounts on this food especially at…
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Japanese Artsy Lunch Boxes

“Bento” is now a common word. Tt’s been developing year by year, and finally it reached the new level: Kyaraben. Kyaraben is an abbreviation for character bento, which is a character-shaped/designed bento. Japanese kindergarteners do love opening their lunch boxes and seeing beautiful kyarabens. Japanese moms are very dextrous. They work on it every single…

Japanese Revolutionary 5 Bentos.

I guess Japanese culture be popular all over the world. And sometime that is mixed. So toward good way. A part of them, in this time I focus on Bento Culture from Japan. Bento has been from Heian Era ( in 794 AC) and bento is said “Tonjiki” Tonjiki Tonjiki is really simple Bento making…

Shinkansen carry us toward new places

In Japan means of transportation is so much. Train and airport and shipment. That is really convenient to go sightseeing spots in Japan. In this year, New face of Shinkansen, which is a bullet train in Japan showed up. That is Hokuriku shinkansen. Shinkansen has advanced these days, So this time Let’s talk about Shinkansen.…