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For Hinamatsuri (Girl's Day Festival) Heart-shaped Dolls Charaben

For Hinamatsuri (Girl's Day Festival) Heart-shaped Dolls Charaben

Make a cute pair of Japanese hina dolls using heart shapes.
It's easy. Just stick the shapes on the rice.

Ingredients

Cheese
as needed
Carrot
as needed
Nori seaweed
as needed
Ham
as needed

Steps

1. Cut out cheese or hanpen into shapes. I used hearts and circles this time.
2. Cut out nori seaweed for the hair. Cut out ham into the same shape as the cheese slices from Step 1 for the Japanese empress's body. Cut out nori seaweed into the same shape from Step 1 for the emperor's body.
3. Facial features: Nori seaweed for the eyes and mouth, carrot or ketchup for the cheeks, and cheese for the hands.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is an easy Hinamatsuri (Girl's Day Festival) bento.