Bento boxes apparently seem to be spreading as an international word just like karaoke, kawaii and sushi, thanks to the French who felt the art in Japanese Packed Lunch Box – Bento Box.
Yes indeed, Bento Boxes come in a variety of artful form, of course the Kyoto people make the most beautiful and also expensive lunch boxes which is fun to explore their way of combining the food.
Mine is just a simple, everyday Mom’s sort of thing.
Salted salmon and shiso leaf and thin sliced eggs over rice.
It is just packed into a wooded Bento Box which we often bring when we go mountain climbing.