Bento Friday: LEGO brick bento

Happy Friday!
When making a bento, frequently you’ll encounter a situation where you just need one more topping to make it just perfect. To add extra cuteness, why not try these edible LEGO bricks?

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Read more to find out how to make them!

First, cut a sausage into a square (about 1cm width each side).

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Use a straw to carve out circles.

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Place the cylindrical parts on top of the square X 4 to make a brick!

 

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You can use any soft ingredients to produce different colors.

White bricks made of kamaboko (fish cake).

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Orange bricks made of carrots (boiled).

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Yellow bricks made of eggs. (This one’s very fragile, so you need to pay more attention not to break it)

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More white bricks made of cheese.

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The edible LEGO bricks are useful for adding final touch to a bento, or giving cushioning between fragile side dishes.

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They’d be great served by themselves at parties and potlucks!

Bento source: Cookpad

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