Toddler Bento Archive (2nd week of September)

  • Stir Fried Rice with Ham, Shiitake Mushrooms, Spring Onion, Carrot and Egg
  • Spinach and Halloumi Cheese Butter Satue
  • Tomato and Cucumber Salad
  • Apple
  • Rice with Sour Plum
  • Hamburg Steak with Tomato and Red Wince Sauce
  • Hash Potato with Seaweed Powder
  • Tomato Salad
  • Cucumber Salad

  • Rice with Teriyaki Salmon
  • Cauliflower, Pac Choi, Shiitake Mushroom and Carrot  Stirfried with Oyster Sauce and Mayonnaise 
  • Fresh Tomato
  • Cucumber Salad
  • Rice with Furikake
  • Japanese Style Fried Chicken
  • Tomato
  • Spinach Saute

Toddler Bento Archive: 1st week of September

  • Rice with Soy Seasoned Dried Bonito Flake and Nori
  • Grilled Ratatouille topped with Parmesan Cheese
  • Crisp Salad with Carrot 
  • Cucumber Salad

  • Rice with Sour Plum
  • Cauliflower, Tomato and Pork Curry Saute
  • Potato Gratin 
  • Cucumber Salad

  • Rice with Soy Sauce Seasoned Dried Bonito Flake with Nori
  • Deepfried Plaice
  • Hash Potato with Powdered Seaweed
  • Cucumber Salad

Rice with Sour Plum
Ginger Pork
Spinach Saute with Butter
Fried Halloumi with Tomato
Cucumber Salad

Toddler+ Bento Archive: 4th Week of August

  • Toddler Bento: Rice with Sour Plum, Grilled Chicken Breast, Fresh Tomato and Okura with Soy and Sesame Oil Sauce
  • Japanese Style Omelet
  • Cucumber Salad 
  • Bento for Mr Husband: +Grape Fruit

  • Rice With Sour Plum
  • Deep-fried Plaice seasoned with Soy Sauce and Curry Powder
  • Crisps, Spring Onion, Asparagus and Tomato with Mayo Salad
  • Cucumber Salad
Crisps, Spring Onion, Asparagus and Tomato with Mayo Salad is very easy to prepare! Just get some boiled veggies and crisps to dress with mayonnaise!!

  • Rice with Nori (seaweed black paper) and Soy sauce
  • Grilled Zucchini
  • Teriyaki Chicken, Shiitake Mushroom and Fresh Tomato
  • Cucumber Salad

  • Rice with Sour Plum
  • Miso Mackerel
  • Deep Fried Tofu Dressed with Shiitake and Carrot Soy-Dashi Sauce
  • Asparagus and Mayonnaise Salad

Toddler Bento Archive:2nd-3rd Weeks in August

  • Fried Rice with Egg, Spring Onion, Carrot and Sausage
  • Grilled Zucchini Dressed with Soy Sauce and Mayo topped with Nori (Seaweed Paper)
  • Tomato and Cucumber Salad

  • Rice with Sour Plum
  • Deep-fried Salmon Seasoned with Oyster Sauce Wrapped with Nori 
  • Grilled Zucchini
  • Tomato and Okura Salad

  • Rolled Rice with Sour Plum and Fried Chicken
  • Plaice, Potato, Okura and Tomato Seasoned with Curry and Rosemary Grilled in a Bag

  • Rice Rolls with Sour Plum and Bonito Flake with Soy Sauce
  • Teriyaki Salmon
  • Spinach, Carrot and Sausage Saute with Butter
  • Cucumber Salad

  • Rice with Dried Plum Leaves
  • Deepfried Chicken with Okura
  • Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Sweet and Salty Hake Flake

This is great dish for kids who don't like fish.

  • Rice topped with Sweet and Salty Hake Flake
  • Ginger Pork with Carrot and Onion
  • Grilled Zucchini and Spring Onion
  • Tomato Salad


  • 200g of Hake or cod
  • 1 Teaspoon of Grated Ginger
  • 2 Tablespoons of Soy Sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons of Sugar


1. Boil Hake for 2 minutes. Don't have to cook completely into the centre.
2. Drain water and allow it cool. Then remove bone and skin by using hands. 

3. Boil sugar and soy sauce in a small pan and then add hake and ginger.
4. Smash hake into pieces with a spatula or a fork while stir frying over small temperature. 
5. Allow the moisture gone to make it flake condition.

Nice to top over rice or adding to mashed potato. If mixing with mayonnaise, nice ingredients for sandwiches.
Store in fridge and consume within two weeks.

Time to prepare: 20 minutes
Total Cost: 1.2 Pounds

Tofu and Wakame Miso Soup


  • 2-3 stems of Dried Wakame Seaweed 
  • 50g of Tofu
  • 1 Spring Onion
  • 400cc of Dashi (Japanese fish stock)
  • 3 tablespoons of miso (white and brown together)


1. Soak wakame in warm water for 1-2 minutes till they get soft.

2. Cut wakame into 1.5cm length. Dice tofu and slice spring onion thinly.

3. Pour Dashi in a pan and dissolve miso over a net.

4. Heat up the pan to warm miso soup and add tofu and wakame. Avoid boiling the soup to feature the fresh flavour of dashi and miso.

5. Serve miso soup in a wooden bowl with the spring onion.

Time to prepare: 7 minutes
Cost: 0.5 pounds

Toddler Bento Archive (1st week of August)

I've been busy for some projects including writing up a book chapter. 
Meanwhile, this year's summer ended. 
Feel a bit sad but at the same time, I am thrilled to have autumn dish. 
  • Broad Beans Rice
  • Hash Potato with Powdered Nori
  • Deep-fried aubergine with soy seasoning
  • Sweet and Salty Omlette
  • Tomato and Cucumber Salad

  • Rice with Sour Plum
  • Fried Chicken with soy seasoning
  • Carrot Butter Saute
  • Tofu with Soy Sauce and Dried Bonito

  • Rice Rolls with Sour Plum and Avocado with Soy Seasoned Dried Bonito
  • Spinach Butter Saute
  • Hamburg Steak with Red Wine and  Tomato Sauce
  • Cucumber Salad

  • Rice with Hake Flake with Sweet and Soy seasoning
  • Asparagus, Carrot and Chicken Mayonaise Sauce
  • Tomato and Cucumber Salad