Buying a Bento Box
Well, at least I thought it would be a box. But now I’m seeing all kinds of different shapes, colors, and options. What is a good, solid starter set up? I’m thinking about maybe buying the setup pictured above from Amazon.co.jp and having it delivered, C.O.D., but I thought I’d ask around a bit first. (And try to think of anything else to add to an Amazon order before making it.)
Cooking for one person is really aggravating, you see. Everything I make comes out in portions meant for 2 people or more. I tend to eat it all in one go anyway… This bad habit has led to weight gain. I want to reverse the pudge, and portion control is one way to do that. If I was capable of cooking and putting my leftovers into the little containers of a bento box for lunch the next day, I think it’d help. I read up on how to choose a bento size on this page, and I’m left thinking that the neat looking manly-man lunch jar above is…huge. So. I’m asking for advice. I’m not aiming at making super cutesy food yet – just providing myself with a stable, healthy lunch and controlled portions. I think even Pikko started out using bentos for health. Hope I get some words of wisdom! Help me!