Hello Kitty Lunch (Obentou)

I often take my Lunch box to work.
Actually there is a company restaurant in my office, but ... Yak.
I got Hello Kitty lunch box in Utrecht, and I use this for Obentou (Japanese Lunch box).
Obetou is kind of a Japanese lunch box style to put anything we want.
Hello Kitty Lunch box. You can get in EXPO.

Chirashi-Zushi Bentou (Topping Sushi Lunch)

Egg rice, Japanese meat balls, and beans etc...



Tori Udon: (Japanse soep Bami met kip)

Ingrediënten: (tot 2 met 4 mensen)

1 pak droge Udon noodles(Japanse Bami)
1 stuk kipfilet 4 tot 8 lente-uitjes

-Soep (bouillon): 1600 CC heet water
3 pakjes Japanse Dashi(Japanse soepbouillon poeder)
100 CC Japanse Sojasaus
2 eetlepels suiker *bereid twee pannen
*vegetariërs kunnen de kipfilet weglaten

1. Snij de kipfilet en de lente-uitjes

2. Doe de bouilloningrediënten in een pan en breng het aan de kook gedurende een paar minuten, hou het daarna op een kookplaatje warm

3. Breng een ruime hoeveelheid water aan de kook in een andere pan en kook de droge udon noodles gedurende 10 minuten

4. Spoel de udon noodles af met koud water (10 second !. Niet lang tijden doen!) en maak eventuele kleverige slierten met de hand los tijdens het spoelen , laat de noodles daarna in een vergiet uitlekken

5. Verdeel de udon noodles over de verschillende kommen, gooi er wat gesneden lente-uitjes en stukjes kipfilet overheen 6. Breng de bouillon opnieuw bijna aan de kook en giet deze over de udon noodles in de kom.

Eet smakelijk!
Udon is a Japanese noodle, like pasta. most popular style is noodle-soup type.
With spring onion is popular for the topping.This is the recipe of Japanese noodle soup with chicken.
Chicken Udon (Japanese Udon noodle with chicken)
-Ingredients: (2 to 4 people)
---1 pack of Dried Udon noodle
---1 Chicken breast, or turkey breast (If you are vegetarian, you don’t have to add)
---4 to 8 spring onions
-Soup (broth):
---1600cc of hot water
---3 packs of Japanese Dashi (Japanese soup stock powder)
---100cc of Japanese Soya source
---2-table spoon of sugar

1. Cut chickens and spring onions
2. Combine broth ingredients in a pot, bring to a boil with high heat, add chicken and boil it in the broth. Keeping broth warm by low heat when it has done

3. Boil a generous amount of water in another pot, and boil dried Udon noodle for 10 minutes
4. When done 3, rinse with cold water, running the noodles with one hand to get rid off the stickiness quickly. (10 second enough. don’t rinse it for long time)Drain in a sieve.

5. Transfer Udon noodle in to bowls, sprinkle spring onions and put Chickens on.

6. Make broth hot again until boiling, and pour broth over on the Udon noodle in the bowl.

See the picture bellow.



Sea foods and Mushroom rice

The dinner on yesterday, I cookedMushroom ricewe often eat mushroom rice in autumn.
Shellfish Miso soup
Shellfish with butter Soya source
Dutch seaweed salad
I love shellfish and Mushrooms
Both Mushrooms and shellfish, I got in the market in Utrecht.But arranged by Japanese style.


Kyaraben (character bento) workshop

Kyaraben, a shortened form of character bento, is a very popular bento style in Japan which features food decorated to look like Anime or Kawaii characters. At the workshop you learn how to make authentic Kyaraben and the result you can take home. More info http://tokyodoll.web.fc2.com/workshop/bentoworkshop.html