Yes, it’s okay to make your bento pretty.
To make a bento like this you place rice at the bottom and add different colored food on top.
This is a popular way to make a bento in Japan.
It’s typically called a tri-color bento because you usually have three different colors, but then I realized that mine had four colors!
For this bento I had shiso tofu, yuzu radish, sugar snap peas, and sesame carrots.
Making this bento feels like painting a picture.
I really enjoy this process.
Pretty, healthy, and tasty.
If you don’t have a bento box, you can still enjoy this meal in a bowl like this.
I usually make some extra.
These come in handy for the rest of the week, as they can be used for a lot of different things like salad, stir-fry, soup, fried rice, etc.