Lately my bento have been, well, uninspired. Tuxedo Boy and Little Sunshine are very choosy about what goes into their lunches, and I’m not quite back in the swing of daily lunch making. But last night I broke out of my slump and sent Joan off to work with my version of aisai bento (“loving wife lunch”). It surely wouldn’t pass muster in Kyoto, nor yet in Kaneohe, but for Idaho, I reckon it does pretty well.
Reading from top to bottom, smoked cheddar cherry blossoms, a boiled egg, and some steamed broccoli, salmon with remoulade sauce, radishes cut to look like mushrooms, whole-grain crackers, pickles, grapes, and chocolate-covered Oreos.