Bento #51 was not only a good beginning of the next fifty (on the way to 100!), but also a great start of the week :)
I’ve been getting questions about preparation time. Well, this bento to me a relaxed 12 minutes in the morning! Could have been quicker if I had been in a hurry! :) Of course I’m only counting throwing in the quiche, not baking it LOL. I also had the steamed green beans ready to go and I cleaned my yellow tomatoes, radishes and a carrot the night before. Nothing I couldn’t have done in a sec this morning :)
Gnoe’s tip: did you know that steaming vegetables is so much quicker and healthier when you do it in the microwave? Do follow instructions though (LOL). It sounds obvious but I know a lot of people who don’t use the microwave for cooking veggies.
Well, I’ve already mentioned some of my bento’s content but here’s the complete list:
- yellow grape tomatoes
- red salad leaves
- spinach pie with blue cheese, leeks, pinenuts and black sesame seeds
- some cranberries
- walnut and hazelnuts
- carrot hiding under green beans
- garden cress
- and… mini rhubarb-raspberry crumble!
As you can see I tried to do something creative with the radishes :-o I had hoped the carefully peeled skin would ‘flower’ after I had put the veggies in some ice water but… it failed ;) And yes, that experiment took place within the before mentioned 12 minutes! ;)