For Bento Lunch Box Story No. 4, I've finally decided to start packing shaped sushi for the kids. They've been begging for sushi in their lunch boxes but I've only ever managed to pack them sushi once before. Just your simple nori-wrapped sushi.
Since I got myself a new "starter bento kit" off eBay that contained a cat-shaped rice mould (for onigiri or sushi-making), I decided to give it a go. I just boiled sushi rice and made tuna-mayo as fillings for the rice + cucumber slices. The cat's face was made from nori (seaweed). I used a nori punch that came with the bento kit.
The kids both got a small bottle of soy sauce to eat with their onigiri/sushi.
Other things on the menu in this bento lunch box:
- Cucumber slices (some shaped as a house)
- Rice wheels
- Fruit roll-ups + Lolly
- Milkie (sliced)
- Fresh pear slices
- Fresh banana slices
- Shaped and stamped fresh watermelon slices
Here are this day's stories...
From The 9-year-old boy:
From the 6-year-old girl: