2. September 2010 15:26
The bento box is a single packed portion of food and the Kyaraben is a very creative style of bento. The Kyaraben bento box was originally made for children to make them interested in a more varied type of food. Family members did this by make the food look like teddies or famous characters.
Want to make your own loveable creations? Check out the book “The Visual Creativity of Japanese Bento Boxes” by Christopher D Salyers.