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10 Authentic Japanese Bento Cookbooks & Recipe Books

Bento box (or ‘lunch box’) is an essential part of the complexities of Japanese food culture, it appears many times in movies and comics. There are several types of bento, varying from the ubiquitous bento boxes sold at convenience stores to the high-end boxes served in luxurious restaurants.

Making bento boxes is a way to show your love and care to your beloveds, and you can simply make them at home with the easy to find ingredients. To make your box more special and stand out, you can have a look at the list of 10 best Japanese bento cookbooks below. The simple cooking instructions with pictures and the life-hack tips to decorating a nice bento will help you succeed at the first try!

Save: $4.08!Bestseller No. 1

The Just Bento Cookbook: Everyday Lunches To Go

  • Kodansha
  • Itoh, Makiko (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 128 Pages - 12/09/2011 (Publication Date) - Kodansha International (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 2

Real Bento: Fresh and Easy Lunchbox Recipes from a Japanese Working Mom

  • Amazon Kindle Edition
  • Inoue,Kanae (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 98 Pages - 04/07/2020 (Publication Date) - Tuttle Publishing (Publisher)
Save: $7.36!Bestseller No. 3

The Just Bento Cookbook 2: Make-Ahead, Easy, Healthy Lunches To Go

  • Itoh, Makiko (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 128 Pages - 01/02/2018 (Publication Date) - Kodansha USA (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 4

Yum-Yum Bento Box: Fresh Recipes for Adorable Lunches

  • Quirk Books
  • Maki Ogawa (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 144 Pages - 07/01/2010 (Publication Date) - Quirk Books (Publisher)
Save: $5.00!Bestseller No. 5

Bento Blast!: More Than 150 Cute and Clever Bento Box Meals for Your Kids

  • Lee, Li Ming (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 256 Pages - 08/20/2019 (Publication Date) - Racehorse (Publisher)

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Doris Frasier

Hi. I'm Doris! I am a foodie that has traveled to 78 countries and loves trying cuisines from different countries. I try anything related to food and share my opinions on this blog. Send me a message with any requests!
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