Terrarium Bento

This is my Earth Day submission for Bento of the Week at Bento Blog Network.

I started planning this about a month ago when the theme was announced. I was happy when my husband came home with this container. His grandma packed macaroons in it for his birthday.

I had a lot of fun planning and creating this terrarium lunch. I admit that I thought more about looks than taste when designing this bento. But it tasted great!

Soil: wild rice
Toadstools: radishes
Bench: carrot
White stones under bench: Parmesan cheese
Rocks: pine nuts around pond
Stepping Stones: almond slivers
Duck: dried apricot
Plants: wilted spinach, micro greens, sugar snap peas, asparagus, cucumber (hidden under the rice)
Pond: blueberry vinaigrette in clear take out sauce container (I made the vinaigrette in a blender using frozen blueberries, olive oil, white wine vinegar and a little bit of sugar)

Closed bento

Duck near pond

Bench and Toadstools

Linking up at:
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25 Responses to Terrarium Bento

  1. Me says:

    this made me hungry even after I ate dinner

  2. Gail says:

    this is so clever! I like all the little details like the stones around the pond. I really need to play with my food more! ;)

  3. Cindy says:

    Love those little radish mushrooms. Very cute

  4. katriel says:

    I love It! I think it might be your best yet! It is soooooo creative! :)

  5. Nina says:

    I love it! Those radish mushrooms are so cute!

  6. Wow, I am in love with this. You are so very creative. :)

  7. AikoVenus says:

    So simple and gorgeous! ^^ I absolutely love the soil and “mushrooms” that you used!

  8. Kathleen says:

    This is such a great idea! It looks amazing!

  9. What a neat idea! I loved the duck.

  10. Rebecca says:

    I just love, love, love this!!!

  11. Mary Lee says:

    This one looks too good eat! I love the “plants” and the mushrooms. I showed it to my seven year old grand-niece and she thought it was great too and especisally liked the bench and the duck.

  12. Diana says:

    Wow! So creative I love all the Earth Day submissions this week. Voting is going to be hard!

    Diana
    Diana Rambles
    Bento Blog Network

  13. Koogle says:

    ~CUTE idea! The toadstools are great!!

  14. ika says:

    so creative of you.. love it!

  15. Gnoe says:

    LOL this is so creative! I’m going to cast my vote for the earth day bento! :)

  16. malachi says:

    tasty! can i eat it?

  17. I agree…this is a favorite! Thanks for picking it for Bento of the Week!

    Diana
    Diana Rambles
    Bento Blog Network
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  18. Anonymous says:

    Looks lovely! Very creative.

  19. Oh!Bento UK says:

    This is so awesome!!!

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