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Archive for March 22nd, 2013

I know, not an excuse, but I’m Chinese. Eating out in restaurants small kid time was mostly chop suey houses. Plating was not a consideration. Food on plate, eat. No thought about “feeding the eyes”.

I started following “Pepper” over at Pepper Bento. Where she makes “home lunch” an art.

So, today, I tried to “plate” The Cat’s lunch container.

Steamed Asparagus and Braised Pork Belly in Soy Sauce

Steamed Asparagus and Braised Pork Belly in Soy Sauce

Previously, it would have been just a pile. Maybe I’ll start studying Ikebana (just kidding). 🙂

No, I will not be making bento lunches that look like Hello Kitty, etc., but I will be more cognizant of arranging food to look more appealing to the eyes.

Practice, practice, practice.

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse

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