Thursday, 20 November 2014

Fish Drumsticks Bento


I received my first order to WA Fresh Delivered and really impress with their service, attention to details, and the quality of their products. And they are all in reasonable price! So if you live in the Perth metropolitan area, I highly recommend it! (notes : free delivery for orders above $45).

Inside the box :
1. Ham and cheese pinwheels
2. home made fish drumsticks (recipe below)
3. Quail eggs
4. Baby carrots and celery sticks
5. Grapes and apple cuts

FISH DRUMSTICKS

Ingredients :
250 gr mackerel paste
50 gr prawn, minced
100 gr tapioca flour
50 gr breadcrumbs
2 egg whites
2 pcs garlic, minced
2 tsp white sugar
salt - as needed

For coating :
2 egg whites, beaten
breadcrumbs - as needed

Method :
1. Mix the mackerel paste, minced prawn, garlic, egg whites, sugar and salt until well combined
2. Add in tapioca flour and breadcrumbs, mix gently
3. Mold mixture around little bamboo stick into drumsticks, repeat for all mixtures
4. Dip one by one into beaten egg whites, then coat with breadcrumbs
5. Fry into medium hot oil, until change colour.

You may find the food picks here :











Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Little Panda Bento


I've seen those panda food picks in many bento creations, and finally I've got my own!. Aren't they so cute ?? :)

I made the Indonesian chicken roulade and the kids love it. Here is the recipe :

INDONESIAN CHICKEN ROULADE

Ingredients :
150 gr chicken, minced
100 gr button mushroom, diced
1 pcs little carrot, diced
1 egg
50 gr breadcrumbs
1/2 tbs red onion, minced
2 pcs garlic, minced
1/2 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp ground white pepper
1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
salt - as needed

For coating :
1 egg, beaten
breadcrumbs and plain flour - as needed

Method :
1. Mix all the ingredients
2. Fry a little bit of the mixture and balance the flavour as needed
3. Then roll up the mixture into cylinder with cling wrap and secure both ends.
4. Repeat until all the mixture wrapped
5. Steam the rolls for about 20 minutes
6. Open the cling wrap
7. Coat the roll with the plain flour, then go to beaten egg, and coat it with breadcrumbs.
8. Fry in the medium hot oil until turning brown.
9. Soak the excess oil with paper towel and slice.
10. Ready to serve. Work well with ketcup or sweet chili sauce.



For my youngest son, I prepared :
1. Onigiri with salmon furikake
2. Pork and mushroom siomay
3. Indonesian chicken roulade with ketchup
4. Roasted baby carrots and celery 
5. Strawberry yogurt for recess



For my eldest son, I prepared :
1. Onigiri with nori
2. Pork and mushroom siomay
3. Indonesian chicken roulade with ketchup
4. Roasted baby carrots
5. Chicken and broccoli stir-fried
6. Kiwi fruit for recess

You may find the panda food picks here :


Monday, 17 November 2014

Sponge Bob Sandwiches


My eldest son asked me to make sponge bob themed for his lunch. The sponge bob sandwich consists of : ham and cheese sandwich, yellow and white egg sheets, crab stick, bread crust, and nori.



For my eldest son, I prepared :
1. Sponge bob sandwich
2. Fried pork dumpling with ketchup
3. Broccoli and carrot sticks
4. Sultanas
5. Kiwi fruit for recess



And for my younger son, I prepared :
1. Sponge bob sandwich
2. Fried pork dumpling with ketchup
3. Broccoli and carrot sticks
4. Sultanas
5. Strawberry yogurt for recess