29 April 2013

Bento & Co Contest - Matryoshka dolls

Bento & Co is just wrapping up their 2013 international bento contest. This year's challenge was to make a pasta bento.  A few of the Bento Bloggers & Friends entered the contest.  Sadly, none of us made the cut to be finalists.  As a consolation, we are doing a blog hop and sharing all of our entries. 



Left Box:  A mix of Italian pasta with pasta sauce on the top portion.  The doll's face is a lasagna noodle cut into a circle.  The face details include:  black olive hair, black bean eyes, and a red pepper mouth.  Small carrot star bursts are scattered on the lower portion of the doll for added decoration.

Right Box:  Strawberries, mango, carrots, cucumbers, yellow pepper rings, yellow sunburst tomatoes.  The face details include:  cucumber hair, raisin eyes, and carrot mouth.

I packed extra sauce in a cup and decorated with a matryoshka doll pick. (see below)

 
 
Click the button below and hop on over to Oh! Bento and see Keith's pasta bento entry.
 
 
 
 
What I used to make this bento.
 
Matryoshka bento box.  Bento & Co
 
Dog snack cup.  Dollar Tree
 
Matryoshka bento pick.  Akazuki
 
Small decoration cutters.  Bento USA
 
Paring knife.
 
 
 
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9 comments

9 comments :

  1. My daughter had a Matryoshka theme party for her 6th birthday! I have been wanting to make a Matryoshka bento for awhile now. Your is absolutely adorable!

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  2. Adorable! I love the pasta face and black olive hair!

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  3. omg! your pasta bento is awesome!!!

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  4. I'm loving your Matryoshka Theme. Bento & Co must have made a mistake. I've seen the rest of the entrees, and I'm also wondering why you didn't make it. Judges seemed to be so traditional.

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  5. That's fantastic! How on earth did you not make the cut? I demand a recount

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  6. These are so very adorable!! Thanks for linking up to Meatless Monday :D

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