Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Quick Summer Bento -



Not much bento making this summer

I have been trying to get things done around the house, and on my three blogs. I am using some Lock N Lock containers for this bento I also ordered some lunch box bentos and sent some to my niece for her wedding.


In the two left sections I have some sushi rice with shiitake mushrooms, wasabi, pickled ginger and black sesame seeds to top. The right top section strips of blanched snow peas, carrots, strips of Japanese omelet, crab stick, sauteed mushrooms.
Some black sweet cherries in the bottom right.

Simple and quick for summer...hopefully more to come when I get back to work when schools starts back up.

But before summer is over when did some sightseeing again in our own city...




Got some photos lounging at the Ca de Zan, and many more among the beautiful grounds.



wouldn't this would be great for entertaining? and it's right on the water.

I'll have to check what kind of tree this is, many blossom still on the tree as well as the ground.



I can't resist looking up at tall palms and snap a picture!

Speaking of snap...as we were walking to the rose garden we heard a crack and boom, this branch fell near us just as we were walking by...it was a large branch...


only a few roses in this time of year, many were on the tail end until the next bloom for the cooler months.


In my back yard I've been watching my ginger blossom, these little flowers work their way up, kinda like a pineapple blossoms.






and a few mangoes picked at the same time off the same tree (we only have one mango tree).






and a new daily visitor to our house, Talon is a little more of a climber. He was sitting on the windowsill just watching as I was washing dishes. He peaked around the corner, but would sit for a pose.
Thanks for stopping by!

23 comments:

  1. LOVE your new kitty pal Talon--he's beautiful, even making a getaway! As are your wonderful snaps which show such a wonderful range of views and perspectives of your lovely area.

    Sweet bento, it carries a tropical lilt and perfume unique in bentoland. So refreshing to visit here, thanks friend!

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  2. Beautiful photo's. I am so amazed at the fresh ginger. I also love your little visitor, too cute. Blessings, Catherine

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  3. Love the colorful bento, and the many photos in this post!

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  4. Quick and beautiful! Love it Lyn <3 We just planted a mango tree 6 months ago, can't wait to see the fruits from the tree. Have to be patient I guess hehehe (^.^)

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  5. Just peeking in on all the bento boxes I've missed. Hope your summer was great and hope you have had a good start to the new school year!

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  6. Cuute kitty's shot! It is like a heaven you have palm trees and ginger in your back yard! I love the pink flower on the bento! So summery and pretty.

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  7. That pink frangipani is such a nice summer touch! Makes me happy looking at it :D

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  8. The Bento lunch you packed looks delicious, healthy and fun to eat. I am glad that you did not get hurt from that falling branch! Having a mango tree is just delightful! You get to pick your own mango's, wonderful. The ginger plant is just beautiful. I hope all is well and thank you for your visit. I always look forward. Blessings for a beautiful day, Catherine

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  9. That's a pretty bento! I love those lock n lock containers with those little compartments. I have two of them but I don't see them in the stores any more.

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  10. Hi Lyndsey! thanks for stopping by my blog..it's been a long time! I have not blogged regularly for quite a while. I see you have a new blog..your bento's are making me hungry! Love your pics..is your ginger the kind you can squeeze and get soap out of? We have ginger with white flowers in our yard that you can eat..they are so sweet. But when we went camping in Hana there were some like what you have there and we used them in the shower..they smelled so good!

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  11. Biren, I found these on clearance at Winn Dixie for a really good price. Seems like I find them on clearance of I just get them on line.

    Jonara Blu Maui - so good to see you here. So interesting on the ginger. This ginger that I have was just some from what I use to cook with and I planted it. The blossom then turned red after all the little flowers on the way up are done blooming!

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  12. I love ginger. My husband is Japanese so I am following you immediately...we love bento:) Ciao from Rome, Italy. Thank you for stopping by and the compliments to my daughter!

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  13. good idea-should give it to the kid

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  14. Great pics and I love your bentos!! Thanks for stopping by to say hi,
    Take care..

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  15. Tes photos sont Magnifiques:) Bon lundi à toi!!xxx

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  16. Çok güzel ellerinize sağlık..sevgilerrr...

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  17. Lyndsey...Love your bento blog and I have an award for you to pick up at my blog. Please do collect it at your free time :) You deserve it !:)

    http://elinluv.blogspot.com/2012/02/pickled-tofu-cubes-in-herbed-olive-oil_28.html

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  18. Many thanks for sharing your recipe with us. Is one of my favourite.

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  19. You have a very colorful and cheerful blog Lyndsey. I stopped by to say "Hi" and congratulate you :).

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  20. Beautiful pictures and lovely bento

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I love my bento friends and I love to hear from you. I appreciate your input, thanks!