Winnie the Pooh Bento
 
 
Serves 1
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup short grain sushi rice
  • 2 hard boiled eggs, peeled
  • 2 slices of crabstick, boiled
  • Small sheet of nori (seaweed)
  • Side dishes – you may add any dish which suits your taste. In this case I used honey roasted chicken, steamed broccoli, hard boiled egg, grape slices and strawberries
  • Small slice of cheese and the 1.25 inch of the end of a fried sausage – this is to create the honey (hunny) pot for Pooh
Tools needed
  • Cling wrap
  • Food tweezers**
  • Food scissors **
Method
  1. Separate the egg yolk from the egg white, and mash with a fork.
  2. Mix in 120g of cooked rice, and mix with the mashed yolks until combined.
  3. Use cling wrap to shape the body parts to make Winnie the Pooh.
  4. Cut out a bit of cheese to resemble the honey drips and place over the sausage end while it is still warm. The cheese will easily adhere to the sausage, and there you have a honey pot!
  5. Remove the red parts of the crabstick and wrap around the body to create the red shirt for Pooh. At this stage I like to assemble the bento first, putting in the Winnie the Pooh onigiri and the side ingredients, so I can see if everything fits.
  6. Cut out the nori details for the face. I use a small pair of food scissors to cut out the nori as it is easier to cut out smaller details, and the tweezers for easy handling.
  7. Use the food tweezers to place the nori cut-outs onto Pooh’s face. The nori will easily adhere due to the moisture in the rice. And that’s it, the bento is done!
Naggy Notes
**A word about the food tweezers and food scissors which are used, these are actually bought from the beauty section in Daiso. I use these tweezers and scissors only for handling food. These tools make it much easier to cut out delicate pieces of nori.
Recipe by Foodie Baker at https://www.foodiebaker.com/winnie-the-pooh-bento/