Monday 21 January 2013

Classic Piglet Bento

I made this classic Piglet bento for the boys last Friday, on A.A. Milne's birthday. :)

Piglet is made from cheese, ham and nori. I coloured the cheese with some blue natural colouring I bought in Japan. The colouring turned out quite patchy. -_-

The bento is packed with rice, ginger pork, broccoli and strawberries. Sharing the ginger pork recipe at the end of the post. It's also known as Buta-no-Shogayaki , it's very fast and easy to cook, and taste good when cold, making it great for bentos.

I cut some carrot flowers to decorate my bento, saw a tutorial on it in my bento book sometime back. Upon sharing this bento, I learnt that Daisy Selalu has made a tutorial on how to cut them, so do hop over to her blog to check it out. :)

My giveaway is closing in a few hours, last chance to join if you are interested. The winner will be out tomorrow. The next giveaway will be up on Wednesday, Bento Berries will be sponsoring a giveaway of 4 sets of kawaii bento picks, sneak peek HERE. :)

400g thinly sliced pork ( I used shabu shabu pork)
2 tbsp grated ginger
3 tbsp soya sauce
2 tbsp mirin
1 tbsp sake

  1. Mix all ingredients together and leave for 5 minutes. You can also leave it to marinade overnight.
  2. Heat some oil in the pan, stir-fry pork on medium heat till cooked.
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  1. It's so so cute! I will show it my sister. She loves piglet! :)

  2. So cute! And perfect match for with the previous Pooh.

  3. I am not a fan of Pooh, but this is ADORABLE!! I truly LOVE it! And the grown-up bento is fabulous!

  4. So Adorable! Earlier was Classic Pooh and now is Classic Piglet...Oh...ohh...This is too nice!

  5. This is gorgeous!!! Piglet is SO're so talented!!

    Thank you for linking up to Grown-Ups Gotta Eat!!

  6. hi! can i replace mirin/sake with rice wine?
    thanks! :)


    1. Hmmm, I'm not very sure too, but u can try, maybe adjust with some sugar. :)


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