Thursday, February 24, 2011

Sweet Pepper Egg Bento


Sweet Pepper Egg Bento, originally uploaded by sherimiya ♥.
I was running dry on ideas for bento by the end of the week. Looking back, they all looked similar to me: same style, veggies and fruits.. blah blah... but then I was making egg-in-the-hole for TinySprite and me for lunch today, and we had extra egg so I asked her if she wanted a pepper egg flower. She said sure! I made one for MisterMan too. The yellow capsicum I had just happened to be shaped like a mushroom, so I went with it. After I poured the egg into the ring I placed some red capsicum circles into the just-setting surface to make a spotted mushroom. Aww! Underneath is a black riceball, sliced teriyaki chicken, peapods and carrot. There's also steamed broccoli, a strawberry, some blueberries and sliced blood oranges.
TinySprite got a flower with a heart center, and some broccoli sprig accents. Plus, the same chicken and fruits. She's been having an eating strike lately, so I packed less than usual. Here's a close-up of the little pepper:

19 comments:

  1. Super cute idea for the eggs! Looks delicious too :D

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  2. great idea, Sheri! Now we can have endless ideas to make sweet pepper egg.

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  3. Now this is original! And I so love the heart for TS. Aw... ping! *melt*. But you gotta know, that mushroom is my fave! I gotta thing for shrooms.. Obviously. haha!

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  4. I love that idea for sweet pepper egg - I'll be adding it to my lunch soon!

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  5. Thanks Jenn, Bobo, Kat, Chantale and Yenny!!
    So sweet, all of you <3

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  6. Thanks Marfio! It's easy and a fun touch. Choose the most interesting shaped pepper you can find :)

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  7. Just like "lemonade out of lemons" you made mushrooms and flowers out of peppers. What. Never mind...they're cute. LOL

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  8. Awww, I'll take it! Thank you Debra :)

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  9. =) Mushroooom!! ♥ I love it. And the egg idea ... and TS´s flower. :)
    But you see... I prefer shrooms. ;)
    So darling bentos!

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  10. What a great idea to "teach" my dougther to eat red or yellow pepper.She loves eggs. Thank you!Greetings from Poland.

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  11. You are so creative! Love the sweet pepper and egg mushroom. :)

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  12. I love the sweet pepper-egg idea...Would be a good reference for my next bento :). Thanks for sharing!

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  13. "In smiles" from these bright, inventive and utterly cheerful bentos, Sheri! Thanks!

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  14. Karaimame,
    Yes, I know you love 'shrooms... we'll give it to you :)
    Thank you very much, {Poland} !
    Thanks Heather, Susan, Cooking Gallery and Jenn!
    So sweet, all of you. Really appreciate it :)

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