Today’s Lunch Box/Bento (’09/17)

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Today’s bento had a little “history” behind it.
To tell the truth, the Missus had gone to bed in a real bad temper the night before (why? Don’t ask me,…). So, Missus or not, I still need my bento (mind you, I could always buy it, but that would make things even worse!). So I cooked the rice myself. That seemed to appease the Missus (after all, if a man starts cooking, a Japanese wife feels pretty useless,…), and when I realized I hadn’t put enough water and came up with rice a bit too hard, she took over.
-“Don’t worry, I’ll fix it. I’ll make Oomuraisu/Omellette Rice!”
I’m not one to argue in such moments!

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As for the garnish, she put some salad I had made the night before consisting of cut avocado, mango and pieces of broad beans (boiled) with a mixture of mayonnaise, Thai spicy sweet sauce, basil, parsley and Italian parsley on small leaves of chickory/endive. She added home-made chicken ham (chicken breast first boiled, then marinated overnight) with English chutney pickles, lettuce, tomatoes and walnuts.

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She fried the rice with some bits of chicken ham, veg, ketchup and spice before envelopping it into a thin omelette!
With yogurt for dessert, it made for a big hearty meal!

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  2. Hi Robert, thanks for popping by my blog!

    That’s a big hearty bento with an international flavor, if I may say so myself. I fell in with love omuraisu after watching the cult-movie Tampopo – the runny center of the omelet topping is just simply irresistible!

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    1. Dear Elain!
      Greetings!
      You are most welcome!
      The pity is that it is not easy in bento!
      I actually have written articles about it: look at “Pages”!
      Cheers,
      Looking forward to sharing!
      Robert-Gilles

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