21 Sep '15, 3pm
Fun snack! >> Cucumber Stackers via @weelicious
Whenever I look at images of Japanese style bento box recipes for school lunch I’m totally inspired and mesmerized. All of the food cut into fun shapes and sizes using pairing knives, food presses, cookie cutters and more to create an edible world I know my kids would absolutely love. I’ve seen animated characters, flowers and animals re-created out of food that’s so beautiful you almost don't want to eat it. The hard part, though, is I don’t have the time to create this kind of magic (and most likely the carving talent as well). When Kenya and Chloe have seen these adorable lunches they will ask me to turn their food into these Japanese creations, but honestly, it’s just not in my wheelhouse.