A note about the Salade Niçoise Bento

You would think that I would have spotted this earlier, but no….the book has gone to 4 printings already and I just spotted it last night ><. Fortunately it’s not a really critical error, unlike the one in the Muffin recipe (which was corrected in time for the 2nd printing, hooray!) but if you are watching your calories, it is something worth watching out for.

So, here it is… continue reading...

Back from the book tour!


I have been back from my US mini-book tour for a week now. I’m still rather jetlagged, but I’m really happy to have met so many wonderful people! I only got to visit New York and Seattle, and wish I could have done more, but considering that this was my First Book Tour Ever, and that before I embarked on it I was frankly scared to death, I think it went really well.

(Incidentally, the book has been out of stock for ages on Amazon, but is now back in stock again! Go go go before it sells out again! ^__^;)

So, here are just a few photos continue reading...

If you're in Seattle...about the Uwajimaya event on Saturday

Just a word about my last book tour event...at Uwajimaya in Seattle on Saturday. continue reading...

Valentine's Day contest by CasaBento

Another bento contest to enter for prizes! continue reading...

More Just Bento Cookbook news: U.S. book events and availability

News about the mini-book-tour, plus…where the heck is the book anyway? continue reading...

Happy New Year!


Welcome to 2011, the Year of the Miffy, I mean the bunny!

I was going to make an onigiri bunny, but a Miffy and friends (more amigurumi bunnies over on Just Hungry) emerged instead.

Here's to another eventful year!

Great Bento Ideas: Christmas bentos!

A Few Good (Snow)Men Bento

After a couple of weeks off, the Great Bento Ideas series is back with a roundup of simple yet effective Christmas bentos! continue reading...