Well, it’s the end of August, which means the end of summer in Japan. This weekend will be a busy as working for most of it. I enjoy my work so it’s going to be fun. Everything in this morning’s bento was fresh. The wife was busy this morning. While the wife is cooking in… Continue reading The Last Friday of August
Why doesn’t he eat broccoli? Could the shape, colour or texture be the problem? How do you get someone to eat things they don’t like? Do you keep placing it in the meal and hope he will eat it one day? Do you just not give it? These are the questions I have when planning… Continue reading Why doesn’t he eat Broccoli?
A simple looking bento for the middle of the week. I know the bento looks simple but it follows this one simple rule. Cooking rule: When planning the items for the meal, vary the colour, flavour and textures to stimulate the appetite and encourage good eating habits. The reason for the change in location was… Continue reading Middle of the Week
Almost the Full Bento Kit I was getting the bento kit ready when I took this photo. So it might seem like a pose photo. I have confirmed there is no pumpkin recipe, which I guessed. The ingredients are as follows: Boiled Pumpkin Half Pumpkin 1 cup Milk 1 cup Water Pinch Salt 1. Wash… Continue reading Almost the Full Bento Kit
It’s Monday, the last week of summer. Spent the weekend with friends from Greece and took them to see the last Hanabi festival (花火大会 hanabi taikai) of 2013. This year’s last Tokyo Hanabi event was in Chufu-city by the Tamagawa River and fired off more than 10,000 fireworks which last more than an hour. My… Continue reading The Last Hanabi of 2013