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Make lunchtime cute with a relaxing Rilakumma bento box!
Tom discovered Rilakumma while were in Japan and he soon became his new favourite character. To cheer him up on a gloomy Monday, I decided to make him a super adorable bento box with a rice Rilakumma face!

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  • How to make a bento box. Rilakkuma Bento Box - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut a cucumber in to thick chunks and then use a small heart-shaped cutter to punch out some cucumber hearts. Use a knife to cut the hearts in to thin slices.

  • How to make a bento box. Rilakkuma Bento Box - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cover the bottom of your bento box with salad leaves and then top with the cucumber hearts.

  • How to make a bento box. Rilakkuma Bento Box - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cook the sweet chilli rice and then compress in to a small round bowl (which should be smaller than your bento box). Press it in nice and firm so it doesn't fall apart too much.

  • How to make a bento box. Rilakkuma Bento Box - Step 4
    Step 4

    Carefully tip the rice bowl in to the middle of your bento box so that the rice ball falls out neatly.

  • How to make a bento box. Rilakkuma Bento Box - Step 5
    Step 5

    Repeat this process with a tablespoon measuring spoon to add two balls for the ears.

  • How to make a bento box. Rilakkuma Bento Box - Step 6
    Step 6

    Use a small glass to cut a circle from Quorn ham for the mouth.

  • How to make a bento box. Rilakkuma Bento Box - Step 7
    Step 7

    Cut the bottom half off three olives for the eyes and nose.

  • How to make a bento box. Rilakkuma Bento Box - Step 8
    Step 8

    Place the mouth in place along with two smaller Quorn ham circles on the ears. I cut these with a bottle top. Put the olive halves in place for eyes and a nose.

  • How to make a bento box. Rilakkuma Bento Box - Step 9
    Step 9

    Use scissors to cut a small v shape for the mouth from a sheet of nori.

  • How to make a bento box. Rilakkuma Bento Box - Step 10
    Step 10

    Arrange your nori, snacks and sides in the bento and serve!

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Juliet J.
Juliet J. · Cuneo, Piemonte, IT · 63 projects
This is too cute!!
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1392 projects
Thank you xo
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B*
B* · 55 projects
So cute! Happy
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1392 projects
Thanks so much!
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Flo Di
Flo Di · 7 projects
THAT"S ADORABLE
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1392 projects
Thank you xo
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Katzilla
Katzilla · 14 projects
That's so cute! Rilakkuma is one of my favorite characters Happy
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1392 projects
Mine too, he's so cute!
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