Hanami Bento 92 recipes
In appreciation of the transient beauty of these flowers, families, friends, and coworkers gather under sakura cherry trees for picnics in local parks, bringing a diverse assortment of games, drinks, and bento. The best hanami bento are filled to the brim with crowd-pleasers that take advantage of seasonal ingredients and spring-inspired color palettes.
- Japanese Fried Chicken Salad AmericanaThis recipe was created and demonstrated by Chef Michael John Simkin at the 54th Annual Sakura Matsuri Japanese Street Festival.Avocado Oil, Red wine vinegar, Balsamic vinegar, Zest of one lemon, Lemon juice, Honey
- Soba Noodle SaladThis recipe was created and demonstrated by Chef Higashijima at the 54th Annual Sakura Matsuri Japanese Street Festival.Sesame seeds, Dashi broth, Soy sauce, Mirin, Yuzu powder, Yuzu vinegar
- Homemade Jagariko (Crunchy Potato Sticks)You can make Calbee-brand Jagari-style potato sticks at home. All you need are potatoes and katakuriko. Jagariko Jagariko Jagariko.Potatoes, Katakuriko, Salt (optional), Frying oil
- Diamond Shaped Doll Festival SushiI made hishimochi (diamond shaped mochi) shaped sushi using milk cartons. Use whatever you like for the ingredients.For the sushi rice:, Sakura denbu (mashed and seasoned pink fish), Aonori, Smoked salmon, Salmon roe, Broccoli, Egg (For making kinshi tamago egg s...
- Totoro Character BentoThis is an easy way to make Totoro and soot sprites.White rice, Purple decofuri rice seasoning (or yukari furikake), Nori seaweed, Sliced cheese, Sakura denbu, Toothpick, plastic wrap
- Chopper Onigiri BentoHere's a little bento with Tony Tony Chopper laughing.Cooked rice mixed with mentsuyu, Ketchup rice, Nori seaweed, Sliced cheese, Ketchup, Your favorite onigiri filling
- Pacific Saury Sweetened Simmered FishYou can easily make delicious sweetened simmered fish that is soft right down to the bones by making it in a pressure cooker. Even my kids who hate eating simmered fish love this one. You can also ...Pacific saury, Sake, Mirin, Water, Soy sauce, Sugar (to taste), Japanese dashi powder
- Sakura & Doll's Festival Character Bento Hello KittyIt's Hello Kitty and Dear Daniel bento characters.Hot cooked white rice, Imitation crab meat sticks, Spinach, Sushi nori seaweed, Processed cheese, Kamaboko, Thin egg omelet