The Just Bento Cookbook brings you 25 different bentos in 128 pages. Each bento is illustrated with full coloured photos (photos taken by Makiko Doi) and presents a total of 150 Japanese and Western recipes.
The book is divided into two principal sections: " Japanese" and "Not so Japanese", where you can find classic nippon style cuisine like salted salmon bento(shiozake) or kara-age chicken bento(a kind of Japanese style fried marinated chicken).
Maki's cooking tips are detailed and easy to follow as she presents the necessary equipment used for bento preparation and includes a glossary of principal Japanese cooking ingredients.
Each bento has a timing guide to help you prepare your meal in less than 20 minutes.
A book that is indispensable for any bento lover.
This book is in English and in paperback form.