Another picnic bento...:)! I don't know why, but I just love making picnic-style bento. I suppose it's because I can very easily fill in the basket / picnic bento box with many types of food. I have actually received the 3 bento boxes which I ordered online some time ago, two Kokeshi bento boxes and one Meiji bento box. To be honest, I didn't expect the bento boxes to be that small ;). I mean each of the Kokeshi bento boxes contain three small food containers, which all in all would provide you with more than enough food, the problem is each of the containers is so small, it's so hard to fill it in nicely. This is one reason why I have not used any of the bento boxes yet. Next time I would buy square or rectangular-shapes bento boxes. These two shapes would be easier to work with, I suppose...!
The bento boxes look very cute though... - The main reason why I bought them...;).
The picnic bento today is filled with two different types of sandwich: Serrano smoked ham, cheese, spicy mayonnaise and lettuce sandwich and Paprika chicken breast, cheese, mayonnaise and blanched green beans sandwich. The sandwich looks rather messy, because I tried to use the Panda sandwich cutter (see my bento boxes/bento accessories picture above), but the bread always split apart in the middle, even though I didn't put much filling inside - maybe because my bread is too old?? It's one week old and probably not as soft as it should be and thus tears easily...?
Besides sandwich, we also had baked Chicken Cordon Bleu, Cordon Bleu Kimbap, tamagoyaki, penguin-shaped onigiri, green beans/carrots/ham rolls, salami rose, mini ice-cream cone cake pop, broccoli, flower carrots, strawberries, grapes, red currant and flower sausages.
That's it for today...! Have a lovely evening, everyone - at least, in Europe :). Not happy that tomorrow is Monday again... :(