Healthy, economical, tasty and attractive — Japanese bento box lunches have been taking the world by storm! Hosts of popular NHK World cooking show Bento Expo, Marc Matsumoto and Maki Ogawa, now share their bento-making expertise on the pages of this stunningly photographed cookbook.
As a Japanese-American, Marc is ideally placed to help Western readers add a Japanese touch to their lunches with easy-to-find ingredients. As a Japanese mom of teenage boys, Maki is an expert in simple yet delicious bento box combinations that can be put together easily every morning.
Ultimate Bento is packed with practical techniques, step-by-step instructions, and useful tips for cooking and assembling all the components for 25 nutritionally balanced bento box lunches. With each bento in this book costing under $5 per serving, you and your family can save money while also eating healthier!
'…features a fun and exciting combination of bento boxes along with helpful tips and tricks for both beginners and more experienced bento makers.' — Tara's Multicultural Table