Friday, August 9, 2019

spiced silk road beef in brioche bento

Exploring Silk Road meets France flavors in this bento: organic ground beef stir fried with eggplant, garlic, ginger, red onion, rogan josh and Five Spice spice blends, topped with Greek yogurt, delicate chervil and tucked inside a lightly toasted brioche bun. Light summery salad of mixed baby greens, radish, sweet golden tomatoes as a fresh contrasting side.

Speaking of summer, I recently found these beautiful antique Chinese dishes in sunny colors, pictured here with a juicy local peach: 

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

salmon avo mini bánh mì bento

 A small and sweet little sandwich for today's lunch! I blended canned salmon with mayo and sriracha sauce, then layered sliced ripe avocado, cilantro and pickled jalapeno pepper slices into an oven-crisped mini roll. Delicious with a side salad of romaine and carrot ribbons, sakura cut avocado and a spicy dressing from Dragonfly brand (green chili flavor).  

Friday, October 5, 2018

korean chicken and soba stir fry bento

Enjoying early fall flavors with today's bento: sesame-oil tossed soba noodles with autumnal-colored veggies--purple cabbage, golden carrots and yellow pepper. Korean gochujang
  and ginger marinated chicken a delicious accompaniment. Nasturtium, society garlic blossom, Kadota fig and dahlia from our early fall garden reflect the vivid and beautiful range of nature's palette right now.

Happy Autumn!