Japanese bento box includes an elegant way to carry delicious, healthy food with you anywhere: to work, to school, to picnics, and to any outdoor events. In this richly illustrated full-colour book, author and teacher Naomi Kijima demonstrates how to make appetising meals in just a few easy steps. The recipes include: Traditional Japanese Favourites: Chicken teriyaki with chilled Napa cabbage, multi-coloured rice balls (onigiri) with fruit, sukiyaki with daikon pickles. Easy Rice and Noodle Combinations: mushroom rice with omelette, fried rice with tofu, rice topped with salmon and egg, chow mein with grilled fish. Lowfat Temptations: paper-wrapped snapper and mushrooms, tofu dumplings and seafood salad, golden chicken and wakame salad. Special Creation: red-bean rice and smoked-salmon rolls, deluxe chirashi sushi with grilled squid. All the main recipes - over forty in all - include step-by-step colour illustrations for preparation. Over sixty additional recipes, each illustrated in full colour, include side dishes and variations of the main recipes.