Today’s Lunch Box/Bento (‘9/4)


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Today was Tuesday, the day after Monday, both days when I can expect a bento by the Missus!
She had quite a battle this morning as things seem to drop or fly all the time!

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Now, for the main dish, she steamed rice with hijiki/sweet seaweed and Kyo-ninjin/Kyoto-style deep red carrot and a couple of secrets she would not reveal.
She prepared tamagoyaki/Japanese omelette and chicken balls she fried with a seet and sour sauce containing thinly sliced kinkan/kumquats (in season right now/which reminds me I marinated some in vodka last year!) and served with black sesame. Plenty of lettuce and boiled Brussels sprouts.

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As for the salad and dessert she included some yellow and violet yams/sweet potatoes salad, a plum tomato, boiled broccoli, shredded vegetables and cress, and finally a couple of “kinkan amani” (“kinkan” for kumquat, “ama” for sweet, “ni” for simmer) prepared by Lojol‘s wife!

Before I left she enquired if I was going to drink tonight (I didn’t last night). When I asked why, she replied she would have to take it in account before preparing dinner.
Stupid question!

8 thoughts on “Today’s Lunch Box/Bento (‘9/4)”

  1. Thanks for the add! I was actually born in Okinawa Japan! and I lived in England and grew up playing cricket! You must be loving it over there with all of that amazing food, it all looks so good! Hope all is well!

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    1. Dear Ashley!
      I don’t believe it!
      You were born in Okinawa and Lived in England and played cricket!
      Now listen to that:
      I was born in Dijon, Bourgogne, France!
      I spent my college years in England!
      I’ve played cricket for ages, and Ihave introduced and played the game in Japan for the last 25 years (I came to Japan 32 years ago!).
      And i did go to Okinawa, I mean mainly Iriomote and Ishigaki Island!
      Small world, isn’t it?
      Looking forward to reading your blogs!
      Make sure to notify me!
      Cheers,
      Robert-Gilles

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