Balinese Boy Onigiri Bento

Apr 23, 2013 No Comments by

I made this particular bento for a magazine photo shoot, so the idea is to make an original design that represent some traditional value. We are a nation with great and diverse culture but somehow our people don’t value them much any longer. I did a kyaraben workshop for a Japanese club in one college […]

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Introduction to Bento

Apr 06, 2013 No Comments by

We all know that bento lunches are a staple in everyday Japanese cuisine as takeaway or as a home packed meal. A traditional bento is usually composed of onigiri, pickled vegetables, and fish or tempura. But how does one prepare a bento lunch for a toddler? Kids easily get bored with their packed lunch. Sometimes […]

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Rilakkuma and Korilakkuma Onigiri Bento

Mar 27, 2013 No Comments by

I knew Rilakkuma when I was into this kyaraben thing. I saw lots of bento pictures of this brown bear and wondering who was it, later I found out that it’s name is Rilakkuma, or ‘relax bear’ and it’s very understandable why the bear is very popular among bento makers, because it’s a very popular […]

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Hello Kitty and My Melody Onigiri Bento Set

Mar 26, 2013 1 Comment

I’ve just got this very cute and handy bento tools from Japan today so made some samples to test the tools. It’s exactly the same as the dress-up maker from Ar-nest but of course with Sanrio characters, Hello Kitty and My Melody. There are already several Hello Kitty bento tools but they just keep making […]

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Wolverine Onigiri Bento

Mar 06, 2013 No Comments

The latest from Marvel superheroes onigiri bento series. The most famous X-Men, while still quite unknown if you’re not superheroes fan in general. There are already three X-Men movies and one Wolverine movie and the next one will be coming this summer 2013, but the character portrayal in the movie is very different from the […]

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