A bento with spicy, warming Korean seafood rice (leftover from a recent H-Mart dolsot feast) with shrimp, squid and yummy hot bean paste, buna shimeji mushrooms, red cabbage with chili oil, and Chinese eggplant. Purple cabbage hearts and yellow pepper garnish the rice, snow pea tops brighten the upper left corner. Love is in the air with heart details, a love story in miniature, and moon-leaping rabbits!
Exploring some cool-color harmonies before diving into the warmer climate of hapa bento's red-themed February B.O.M.B. challenge, so here we have a bright purple primrose and deep blue bunny chopsticks propped on a piece of lapis lazuli from Afghanistan.
Extending the blue theme: this detail from a 15th century Persian minature depicting the love story of Khosrow and Shirin: