Bentolicious #184
I made a speedy bento for the kids. I was not feeling very inspired to do any egg sheet cutting or to make any cute characters today. So I just did a simple and quick one. It took me less than 10 minutes to put everything inside the box, made this bento looked so effortless. I put two kumquats, baby corn & baby carrot stir fry, kani roll from dinner leftover and baby tomato roses. Sprinkled furikake on the top of the rice and used duck food picks to decorate. Big A got a flu and started to cough lightly since yesterday. She will have the swimming test tomorrow and unfortunately we can't ask permission for her to skip the test. Everyone has to do it on the same day. I am just worried that she will come home tomorrow with fever or worst flu and cough. Pray and hope that she will be alright after the test.

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Simple but cute. I love it. Food picks helps us a lot, right? :)

Hopefully Big A will get well soon.

Oh I hope she feels better and doesn't get any sicker. Tell her good luck on her test too! I really like the colors in your furikake and the ducks are so cute!

Cute food picks are always our big rescuers :D

Simple but still cute and delicious. Love makes it beautiful, not the time spent on bento making ;)
Oh no, hope big A won´t get worse. :( It is really bad she can't skip the swimming test! Send my get well wishes to her and a huge recovering hug from us!

@mama elaine : Thanks a lot Yuli! Cute picks always help and save time to decorate ;)

@OhayoBento : Thanks a lot Heather! I will tell her, she will be happy to hear it :)

@tatabonita : Couldn't agree more!

@karaimame : Thanks a lot Lilian! Very appreciate it :)

Simple but nice! I love to see the rosey tomato.. next time i'll have a try. but my kids dont love tomato :(

Hope your gal will get well soon. I think the weather is bad cos both my kids also having sorethroat and ulcer this month. Cough and flu too.

Well we are still blessed. Hope Japan will be recovering soon.

This is speedy? I need to take lessons from you! Aw.. sick again. I hope Big A feels good enough to do her test. Same thing here and after the same swimming course 2 times, K finally made it to the next level! I'm sure A will do the same! Good luck to her and hope she feels much much better soon!

I wish I could make a bento like you, even the quick ones! Beautiful! My daughter would love the rice balls with furikake on top! And the cute duck picks. My speedy bento looks a mess! I need practice.

Love this simple and quick bento with the picks on cute!
Hope Big A will get well soon and pass her swimming test tomorrow.

@Fennie : Very nice of you to say that. Thanks a lot!

@ChantaleP : Thanks a lot Chantale! She must be caught that from her classmates or maybe because of the weather. We are entering dry season, so sort of transition from wet season to dry season.

@Lyndsey : Thanks a lot Lyndsey! Love the quick bento and glad that the kids had no complain at all :)

@Anncoo : Thanks a lot Ann! I hope the same for Big A too :)

I still think that your bento looks cute...!

beautiful! I love the baby corn and carrot stirfry...makes me think spring!

@Cooking Gallery : Thanks a lot CG!

@Dina : Thanks a lot Dina!

Speedy bento done with lots of verve and charm, Lia! Can't imagine a better use for the birdie picks than here :D

How did you get this speedy?

your speedy looks so nice... you put everything in within 10 mins.. thats real speedy..

and those tomato flowers.. you need time to decorate.. nice..

Hope big A recover soon!

Speedy but lovely. that's always something nice from you. Hope A feels better soon!

@Bentobird : Thanks a lot Jenn for your sweet comment!

@Indonesia Eats : Put everything inside, no need to decorate ... stick the picks on the top of the rice. Speedy! hehehe :)

@Bobo : Thanks a lot Florence! Those tomato flowers were made of baby tomato. Pretty quick to cut out with a fruit knife. You should try it ;)

@Journal Mommy Yenny : Thanks a lot Yenny!

Hi Lia,

Simple & nice bento! You are really creative! Pray that your dotter have a speedy recovery.


What a sweet bento! The duck picks are so cute :) I hope that Big A's swim test went well and that she is doing better.