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I took the photo of the carrots at this market...my favorite, and a big reason w...

Facebook JustBento-JustHungry - Fri, 2014-04-25 20:10
I took the photo of the carrots at this market...my favorite, and a big reason why we moved to this area. ^_^ Written in 2006! Yikes, I'm getting old.




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Carrots!! #dailypic

Facebook JustBento-JustHungry - Fri, 2014-04-25 19:32
Carrots!! #dailypic


Savory soy sauce flavored rice crackers (senbei) coated with royal icing. One ol...

Facebook JustBento-JustHungry - Thu, 2014-04-24 20:55
Savory soy sauce flavored rice crackers (senbei) coated with royal icing. One old time brand of these from the Edo period was called Hagoromo Senbei, rice crackers clad in white feathers. #dailypic


Disclaimer: Don't watch this if you are offended by twerking puddings ^^ This i...

Facebook JustBento-JustHungry - Thu, 2014-04-24 16:39
Disclaimer: Don't watch this if you are offended by twerking puddings ^^

This is from a pudding-making kit with a "Kureyon Shinchan" theme. Kureyon Shinchan is a manga/anime character - a little boy who is rather rude, as some little boys can be. He exposes his bottom quite a bit because it's funny. Bottoms are considered to be cute or hilarious in Japan depending on the circumstances, not simply sexual.

But some of the comments to hte video seem to be upset about 'sexy porn puddings' and such. And there are of course the inevitable "Japan you so crazy comments.

Anyway, I thought adding the thong was pretty creative. ^_^ (The thong is made with nerikiri, which is a kind of sweet bean pasts with a little rice flour added.)



Interesting kit② 「butt pudding」  しんちゃん ぷりぷりプリン

Japanese interesting sweets kit ② butt pudding kit 210yen ミニストップで購入しました 210円 珍しい型だったんでついついアレンジしてしまいました・・ 味は普通のプリンより甘いです。 http://www.amazon.co.jp/%E3%83%8F%E3...

A couple of days ago, I commented that I do eat horsemeat (although very rarely)...

Facebook JustBento-JustHungry - Wed, 2014-04-23 20:52
A couple of days ago, I commented that I do eat horsemeat (although very rarely) and have quite enjoyed it. This apparently upset someone who sent me a rather well, upset message privately. People's taboos when it comes to eating differ a lot of course. Personally, I will try just about everything at least once, as long as it's legal, although I actually don't eat a lot of meat since I just don't enjoy most of it (for instance I don't like game, or game-like things like quail, or innards like tripe and chitterlings etc. much...except for chicken livers and kidneys etc.) On the other hand, the most 'disgusting' meat to me these days is factory produced chicken, and veal produced the conventional way.

I mean to expand on my own 'food ethics' if you will, but what are your "absolute nos" and "I'm okay with that even if a lot of people aren't" kinds of things when it comes to food?

Strawberry granita made with gariguettes #dailypic

Facebook JustBento-JustHungry - Wed, 2014-04-23 19:22
Strawberry granita made with gariguettes #dailypic


The very cute burger wrapper at a local fast food place. The burger uses beef fr...

Facebook JustBento-JustHungry - Tue, 2014-04-22 16:05
The very cute burger wrapper at a local fast food place. The burger uses beef from the Camargue.


Provença Cola ....#dailypic (it's a locally produced cola, and yes the logo' col...

Facebook JustBento-JustHungry - Tue, 2014-04-22 14:33
Provença Cola ....#dailypic (it's a locally produced cola, and yes the logo' colors etc look suspiciously like youknowwhat)


Green cheese with pistou (the Provençal basil paste) in it #dailypic

Facebook JustBento-JustHungry - Mon, 2014-04-21 22:13
Green cheese with pistou (the Provençal basil paste) in it #dailypic


One more haul of chocolate fish! These are big ones, more like mackerel than sar...

Facebook JustBento-JustHungry - Sun, 2014-04-20 12:31
One more haul of chocolate fish! These are big ones, more like mackerel than sardines ^_^: #easter #chocolate #dailypic (The little one is a standard bunny with eggs) These ones are more artisanal than the sardines posted previously - all hand molded by our local patissier. Happy Easter!


More chocolate sardines! #easter #chocolate #dailypic

Facebook JustBento-JustHungry - Sat, 2014-04-19 16:56
More chocolate sardines! #easter #chocolate #dailypic


I was going through my Amazon.com account for some reason today, and read some o...

Facebook JustBento-JustHungry - Sat, 2014-04-19 13:39
I was going through my Amazon.com account for some reason today, and read some of the reviews I wrote. (I haven't written on for years...) The review I wrote back in 2007, just a couple of months after I started JustBento.com, is encapsulates the philosophy behind the site, as well as the theme of my own bento book (which at the time was not even a glimmer in anyone's eye...) So I guess in a sense I owe a lot to that book ^_^


"Nice pictorial intro to bento, but not too..." a review of: Bento Boxes: Japanese Meals on...
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Makiko Itoh "maki to ... says: I run two food blogs, one focused mainly on Japanese cooking, the other just on bento lunches. (I'm Japanese but live outside of Japan.) I finally got around to taking a look at this book.The pros: it's a nice visual introduction to fairly traditional...

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