Wednesday, September 17, 2008

New Bento box?

We have a one day holiday today, so #2 is off school and there's no Bento!

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Some random musings....

When my niece passed this to mum to bring back from Penang, I was quite excited. It looked like a bento box!



Unfortunately, it wasn't, and I was a little disappointed! (Sorry sweet heart, your Aunt is such a bento addict). It turned out to be a box of Japanese biscuits. She'd just returned from a stint in Japan and bought chocolates and these Japanese biscuits for mum to bring back for the cousins.


What a thoughtful thing to do. Not many young people these days 'bother' and it's nice to acknowledge the few who still remember their parents teachings and "P's and Q's".


And did I mention? This thoughtful young lady is on the way to being a doctor? Yeah!

7 comments:

chooi peng said...

this is my gal favourite snack!

Ms. _____ 2 be ! said...

Thats a really nice box.

Bento Pet said...

chooi peng: I find the taste too 'rich' although it does taste nice, one can't eat too many at a time (which is good!).

Lucky little girl!

Bento Pet said...

ms.______2 be! Wish I could use it as a bento box!

owh-nigiri said...

That cookies are called `shiroi koibito`-white lovers?-
hokkaido speciality....
only can be found in hokkaido....

Bento Pet said...

owh-nigiri: Hey! Thanks for the info! Hokkaido? Don't they also have quality Kombu?

owh-nigiri said...

I dont know about kombu.but when the japanese talk about hokkaido,shiroi koibito is the must thing to be bought from there.my japanese classmates bought load of them to be distribute among ourselves.hokkaido=shiroi koibito.

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