Sheep Bento

Sheep Bento (2)Now that Christmas Day has passed, it is time to start preparing for the brand new year!

2015 is also the year of Sheep! So today I made a fun and yummy Sheep Bento for breakfast.

Are you the white sheep or the black sheep? Heheh

A simple but very cute Sheep Bento that only took about 30mins – great for mornings when you need a little more Zzz.

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For this Sheep Bento, I cooked yaki-udon (fried Japanese udon noodles) with vegetables as the main dish. I then added some small details such as the grass patch which was lettuce, and flowers made from carrots and egg sheet.

I also used some of my flora bento picks, sheep bento pick and sheep design baran sheets.

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The Sheep characters in this bento where made from hanpen (Japanese fish cake) that has mentaiko (cod roe) fillings… yummy!

These hanpen come in cute round shapes, so I simply wrapped one in seaweed for the black sheep and added in the details of the head, feet and eyes.

White Sheep – kombu seaweed for head, feet, seaweed for eyes

Black Sheep – seaweed for body and eyes, thin egg sheet (egg white only) for the head and feet

This was a fun bento to make! Can’t wait to make more sheep bento~~


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2 Comments
  • Jean (Bentodays)
    December 29, 2014

    Adorable sheep bento!

  • Kathy
    December 27, 2014

    I love sheep and yours are fantastic!