Monday, April 29, 2013

Raccoon Bento

We joined the family trip which organized by school to Farm in the City 城の农场. It took an hour to the place and consider not far from us. There have mini show performed by parrots and raccoon. Children love it very much as raccoon. The fatty raccoon will collect one by one can and throw to bin when it heard theguy read out the word of Reuse, Reduce and Recycle.

I used the layer cake to makes its face and details add with cheese and nori. I did not pack with any fruits as this forgetful mummy forgot to restock fresh fruits from market. :) I pack it with mini Kit Kat and pastilles.

Closer look this raccoon.

Thanks to hubby for snapping it out as it is qutie difficult to snap when it is perform.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Camel Dromedary Bento

Today I made Camel for her as her teacher now is teaching animal who live in dessert area where it is hot and dry place. 

The dromedary or Arabian Camel is large which have one hump on its back which I used to think it is mainly for storage of water but after Google and found out my interpretation was not really true. Ha...never mind for the time being, Olivia just need to know Camel is living in dessert area which is hot and sandy. 

William said I have made wrong camel which camel have 2 humps and I have to explain that I am making Dromedary camel which with 1 hump and the 2 humps is  named Bactrian Camel. :) Thanks to internet world able to giving me so much info for these 2 type of camels and names and indirectly is another added value knowledge for me too!

The camel and the pyramid are with 2 type of cheese. nori for adding its facial details. I also pack it with papayas.

The second deck fill with marshmallow and light snack for her to munch and share with friends.

Close look for the camel.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Meow Meow Bento

I am not happy with my photography skill, It was my first time I used my phone to snap photos. Without refer back sharpness of the photos, I already rush to work. :( 

I used the cuteZcute cutter something which is fast and not need to think much. lol Nutella bread with grapes, pastilles and 1 small pack of mini chocolate cookies pack.

 Closer look for the cat. 

Kids will love it when having outing activities. She is bringing Krissy Kangaroo karate.

It is nut free, soy free mini cookies chocolate. 8 fun packs is included. There are 4 characters Crikey Crocodile cricket, Kim Koala Kickball, Willy Wombat walk and Krissy Kangaroo karate.

I placed with on my wooden tray so she can have it anytime she wants. :)

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Cashew Nut Chicken

Cashew Nut Chicken
Serving: 4paxs

  • 2 Drumstick Chickens and 1 Chicken Breast (Boneless)
  • 1 Onion
  • 1/2 Green and 1/2 Red Pepper
  • Cashew Nut

  • Corn Stach
  • Rice Wine
  • Sesame Oil
  • 2 tablespoon Oyster Sauce 
  • 2 teaspoon Soy Sauce 
  • 2 teaspoon Fish Sauce
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • dashes white pepper powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon rice wine
  • Salt to taste


  1. Cut the chicken into cube. Marinate it about 30minutes.
  2. Heat up the wok with 1 tablespoon of cooking oil and stir-fry the chicken meat until the color turns white or half-cooked. Dish out and set aside.
  3. Add another 1 tablespoon of cooking oil into the wok and add in the garlic slices, bell peppers and onions.
  4. Stir-fry until you smell the peppery aroma from the green peppers and add the chicken meat back in.
  5. Add in the sauce and stir continuously until the chicken meat is cooked and well coated with the sauce. Add salt to taste, if you like.
  6. Add in the cashew nuts and do a few quick stirs. 
  7. Dish out and serve the Cashew Chicken hot with steamed white rice.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Baby Deer / Fawn Bento

Olivia need to be rest at home as she still has on and off fever. :( I prepare something very light for her to have it at home.

 I bought fresh oat bread from students and thanks to Tracy who give me the idea I can use the skin bread to make the animal of baby deer, fawn bento. Details for deer are made from cheese and nori. It look like mose rather than baby deer if I do not mentioned.

I pack it with grapes and mini blueberry tart which I got it from bakery.

Anyway, just wish my baby girl Get Well Soon~

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Ugly Hyppo Bento

Hyppo is one of animal I wish to make staying in muddy rainforest creatures, but I guess it turns out like slowpoke i.e. one of Pokemon character. lol I should try one more round.

Nutella bread is her top list preferred. Hyppo is made from ham, cheese and nori. I pack it with sweet grapes.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Froggy and the Fly Bento

Olivia this terms is learning creatures who stay in pond. She told me have  fish, butterfly, frog, etc. I was so happy and excited that it is another chance for me to try out new tools after I heard one of the creatures fit to use! I bought my Cutezcute from Bento Berries. It is a useful tools after! Do hop over if you feel you want to bring it home. I am sure you will love it

I was inspired by Bento Monsters's and thanks to her kind sharing and idea and it make the bento even more lively and cutey. 

The sandwich are filling with ham and outer layer is cut from Cutezcute. The tongue is using the Cutezcute and you can see the frog is busying catch the fly. :) 

The fly are using heart shape mould to shape up its wings and adding nori for its eyes and body. I use left over cheese after I mould out the frog. Frogs' nose seems fit to be the fly eyes' too. ^-^

I also pack it with grapes, I guess tonight I should go to night market to get some fresh new fruits for her and my family.

Sunday, April 7, 2013

The Three Little Pigs Toast

Olivia love to watch this from I download in Japanese version. She found the Japanese language create more fun and cutey compared English. Then, I start think I had made this bento for her before in this case I may something different to present it.

I try my very first toast after seeing Li Mings' creative idea. Hm....not really meet my expectation. May try out again if I have the time again. :)

The first little pig built his house by straw. The pig are made from quail egg, crab stick for its blush, details adding by nori and the house are made by bonito (fish flakes) and small door made by cheese and served with grapes.

The second little pig built his house out of sticks. I just realized all her biscuits in sticks shape had gone. :( I have to use biscuits to show it is the idea from second little pig and fruits served dried wild hibiscus.

The third little pig built his house out of bricks. Bricks House are made from Ham. I use Fun Bites Cube it. It gives me faster, easier and neat way to finish the third toast. After snap, I only realized I had missed out the important character - Big Bad Wolf! The first 2 plates had been sent to my brother and my girl stomach.

I add on 1 wolf made from nori and cheese for her. Phew....

Friday, April 5, 2013

Cold Soba Noddle and Crocodile Bento

It is extreme hot weather! It make me keep busy like model i.e. keep changing clean dress. I decide to cook cold soba so that can reduce the heat from inner.

The boat are made from sausage, crocs are made from nori and cheese.

Cold Soba Sauce (Kaeshi)

Serving: 4pax

  • 1/3 Cup Mirin
  • 1/4 Cup Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 Cup Konbu 
  • 1/2 Cup Water 
  • Dashi (option)


1) Boil the sauces stated above. 

2)  Stir evenly make sure sugar dilute in it.

3) Keep it cold and enjoy!

Actually, you can also get ready Tsuyu sauce from shop get but I feel make own sauce will taste better and less salt and less MSG. 

Squirrel Bento

Happy Friday! I received my parcel from Bento Berries and one of it is squirrel picks. Yeah, so excited to use it and thanks to her that free picks to me too. Arghh....just love it.

Squirrel is made from brown rice and rice colour is use deco furi. Detailed is made from nori and cheese. I just noticed my squirrel look like bear bear o. 

Squirrel is served with cod fish, tofu fish cake and grapes. 

Remarks: So coincidence squirrel I made today fall under category of underground creatures category - ”地下生物“。

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Mickey and Minnie Bento

Today I finally made my favourite cartoon character i.e. Mickey & Minnie. I always wanted to try this out by rice. 

Mickey and Minnie are made from rice and wrap with nori. Ears are made by prunes. Mickey and Minnie detailed are made by cheese, crab stick and nori.

Bento is served with prunes, baby corn and terriyaki meatball and soup. 

This is her cheeky look after saw her minnie. ^-^

Last but not least...I would like to say bigggg Arigato Li Ming and Daisy Selalu without them, I may not able to get this Mickey Minnie Picks from Disney Japan! It is my precious picks. ^-^

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Alphabetti Pasta and Bear Bento

Yesterday was Carbonara and today I cook this alphabet pasta for her. I seldom cook cutety cartoon character. It is slightly pricey but another issue was my mother in law. She normally will classified me as this big spent mommy category as she feel since alphabet is pasta and those ordinary also pasta then spent extra on those unnecessary..... *.*

I marinate the minced meat with light soy sauce, dark sauce, sesame oil and pinch of salt and flour. Roll it into round shape. slightly fried to maintain it shape and construct it with spaghetti noddle. The spectacles are made by mould and nori for the eyes. 

The pasta was packed with baby corn and grapes and hope she likes it. ^-^ Hopes just realized the grapes are still inside the fridge. 

She start busy eating and read out each alphabet. 

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Elefun (Elephant) Carbonara Bento

I made this elephant for her but she say it rather look like piggie or the hotdog. ;s Thanks to Li Mings' idea and tutorial. It help me lots. 

The sausage elephant is sitting on top of pasta.

Fruits had been served in different plate.

Boiled sausage and slice of like picture showed. The shorter one use as its head and long one as its body.

Slice the head part as elephant nose. Slice off the back its head and it ears and tails so that easy to attach with spaghetti stick.

Add on nori for eyes and its nose. ^-^

Ta-dah! I am done. I hope it help out. 

Save the Pygmy Elephants - Sunway Pyramid has initiated the EleFUN Holiday: A Pygmy Elephant Project, to create public awareness for the vulnerable wildlife and encourage shoppers to Go Green to save the elephants. It pays tribute to the recent unfortunate incident involving the Bornean pygmy elephants - 14 of which dies at the Gunung Rara forest reserve. 

Displays of pygmy elephants sculptures as painted by independent, talent local artist. I failed to snap all elephants sculptures as too crowded I went during weekend. Photos retrieved from web. 

There are only YES it means aound 2,000 Bornean Pygmy Elephants left in Sabah (Sandys' hometown)!

Monday, April 1, 2013

Bunny Easter Bento

It is the first day school after her Term 1 holiday, I was fully in charge her meal and dinner as my in law want to go back Penang for cleaning her parents graveyard (hubbys' grandparents) 

I still manage to post out my belated Easter bento today. The bunny are made from rice, added with little ketchup as pinkish cheek. Nori added its facial expression. I deep fried spaghetti stick to had crispy. 

Boneless Terriyaki Chicken hide just behind bunny. :) Chick are made from quail egg. I actually plan to add ham as cheeky and bunny ears as the little one say she is so hungry and tol me it is good enough. 

I also pack it with fresh baby corn and grapes and her favorite Easter Eggs. 

Remarks: I was honored my this Bunny Easter bento was the chosen one and most view & votes from Bento Blog Network.