Rilakkuma & Kiiroitori Bento


I made this bento two days ago and then directly submitted the picture to Bento&Co Contest 2012. I almost gave up to enter the contest, as I really didn't have any time  last week to make any bentos. Luckily I managed to prepare this "Rilakkuma & Kiiroitori" bento in the last hours before the contest was over. I am so happy to say that my bento got into the Top 10 list :D).

The theme of the contest is "Onigiri" or rice balls. I made three rice balls which are modeled after Rilakkuma and Kiiroitori. The rice itself is coloured with soy sauce and the yellow suits are made out of thin egg crepe. I had never liked to make thin eggsheet/ egg crepe, since my old frying pan really sucked and the eggsheets I made in the past always sticked to the pan, but since I've got a new non-stick pan a few weeks ago, making eggsheet is no longer that intimidating :).

The side dishes include oven-baked chicken nuggets, a few pieces of radish, edamame beans, carrot butterflies, two pieces of fried panko-coated prawns, tomberries, gherkins, kiwi slices, raspberries, blackberries, one takuan rose and a few pieces of ham/green bean rolls. The little white flowers are made out of goat cheese and carrot, if you are curious...

Oh, by the way, you can click the following link if you're interested to see the pictures of the Top 10 Finalists. I think everyone did a wonderful job...!

Don't forget to vote for me if you think that I deserve to win, hehe...:). My bento is the last one - number 10.

Thank you all for your kind support, it's greatly appreciated :D)!

Have a wonderful week!

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  1. Congrats on the top 10 dear! Such a wonderful and cheerful effort!

  2. Arhhhhh so cute!!!! You totally deserve to win! Just voted and good luck!

  3. Your Bento always so neat and nice, can tell the love and effort put into it.
    Congrats... will vote for you. Good luck :)

  4. It's really cool!!!! Good luck CG! *fingers crossed :D

  5. Congrats on making to the top 10. Gorgeous and totally deserve to win. I clicked on the link and ciicked on yours. Is that how I vote for you? Good Luck:D

  6. a lot of cute >w< I want to cook like these

  7. Wonderfull bento...congrats! XD

  8. your Bento sets are so adorable! Well done.