Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Tortoise Bento

It's Reptile Week over at Bento Blog Network! In honour of this (and because The Muffin just loves turtles and tortoises), I decided to make a Tortoise Bento for her lunch tomorrow:


The Muffin has about two thirds of a banana (with a tortoise sticker), a handful of grapes with some dried blueberries thrown in (and a tortoise pick), vanilla yoghurt with green heart sprinkles, and a Tortoise.

The tortoise is a salami sandwich with cheese head, legs and shell markings.

I was very pleased with my little tortoise, and a bit sad that I had to wrap him up, because it squooshed him a bit. But I just don't trust bread to stay edible overnight unless it is plastic-wrapped, and I definitely don't have time to make this sort of thing in the morning!

I hope The Muffin likes him as much as I do! You can check out all the other Reptiles here.

Oh, and I am also linking this to What's For Lunch Wednesday at BentoLunch.net.

7 comments:

Kathy said...

Wonderful bento! Also nice touches with the sticker and dried blueberries.

Crystal said...

So, so cute! Love it!

Rina@BentoSchoolLunches said...

Super cute tortoise and I love the detailing :)

Bobo said...

a cute tortoise u have! I always make my sandwiches the night before too.. like you said, i wont have the time to make the detail in the rush morning..
I kept the bento in airtight container in the fridge, and the bread taste good the next morning.

Diana - FreeStyleMama said...

Super cute! Oh, who to vote for?

Diana
Diana Rambles
Bento Blog Network

Michelle | Creative Food said...

This is so cute!

Ludicrous Mama said...

I've heard you can wrap the sandwich in a paper towel (maybe it has to be slightly damp? Then you can just put the towel in first and fold it over the food, rather than wrapping tightly.

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