Today’s bento was not only the frist one of the year, but it could have been called the “’11/1/11” Bento too for being the 11th of January 2011!
Once again, the Missus made a good use of what she could find inside the fridge:
She steamed the rice with sakura ebi/桜海老/cherry shrimps (they are found only in Shizuoka Prefecture!) she later mixed with some sesame seeds. She seasoned the whole with home-pickled wasabi stems (from Izu Peninsula).
As usual, plenty of colors with the main dish!
Carrot tagliatelle, black beans and celery leaves salad with home-pickled violet daikon and more lettuce.
As for the meat she prepared slices of pistachio soft ham in tonkatsu style! A little lemon, a great trick!
For dessert, a home-made compote of apples and kiwi fruit!
Simple and healthy, and delicious!
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