Friday, July 6, 2012

ToGoWare Two-Tier Tiffin #1

Today I am going to the beach with a friend. (I'm posting this before we've eaten it--I'm too excited by the effort to wait!). I wanted to pack a picnic, and I have a ToGoWare two-tier tiffin I found at TJ Maxx for a song, plus it was time to branch out a bit from the Laptop Lunches. So I made a lunch for each of us in each tier, and they are pretty well identical except for the color of the silicone tulips:

Each one has a rice triangle, some turkey kielbasa cooked with green pepper and onion (in the silicone tulips), a hard boiled egg, a tiny apple, roasted red pepper hummus with an assortment of veggies for dipping (this is like playing Where's Waldo, but there are cherry tomatoes, sugar snap peas, carrot sticks, broccoli, celery sticks, and chunks of cucumber), and a couple of grapes to fill in the last holes (they're hidden between the hummus and the rice).

This is my first real bento, as I see it--unless you count the disaster that was Travelers' Lunch #1. So although it probably could be somewhat better, I'm proud. I think it was pretty good for such an early effort.

Here's a close up of a single tier:

And here's what the whole tiffin looks like assembled:

Final verdict awaits but for now I love this thing. I was looking at the three-tier version at a store downtown yesterday--the three-tier is more the style I think I'd like for an individual lunch, since each tier is so much smaller. But I've got to pace myself!

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  1. Hope your beach day was fun!
    i adoremy tiffin for bento. Best bento box i didn't have to order online.

  2. It was SO NICE! It felt like it must have been 15 degrees cooler near the water--just what we needed in this miserable heat.

  3. Looks like a good lunch!