Archive for March 19th, 2023

Bento Prep

A visit to a Korean grocery store, H Mart. The Mouse picked up a lotus root segment.

Lotus Root

Cut off both ends, peel outer layer (potato peeler), rinse outside and inside thoroughly, and slice thin.

Lotus Root, Prepped

Boil in salted water, The Mouse forgot how long, maybe ten minutes or so. Rinse thoroughly, boil in plain water for another ten minutes. Rinse thoroughly.

Dressed with a little bit of olive oil and a sprinkle of salt.

The whole lotus root segment should be enough for The Cat’s bento this week. 🙂

The Mouse did the prep on the weekend, process would take too long weekdays.

Be well, eat good.

The Mouse

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