Visual Vitamins02.16.11

Here’s one of the reasons I feel lucky to be living in Japan. Happy Body Balanced Lunch Box is the cute name written across this lunch choice. Where else in the world would I get to eat this at a business meeting? After a morning of poring over pages of reports printed in tiny black characters, each little compartment of natural, edible art intrigued my weary eyes even before it nourished my body. I didn’t even wonder “Where’s the beef?” although there have been days…

How many items can you recognize?

( Row 1, Left: carrot, kelp, devil’s tongue, shiitake mushroom, bamboo, tofu, ginger; Center : bamboo shoots and mountain vegetables with rice; Right: okara (tofu lees) with carrot and shiitake mushroom. Row 2, L: multigrains (millet, amaranth, barley, etc.)  and rice; C: grilled fish; R: rice with soy beans and black beans. Row 3, L:  hijiki (seaweed) with vegetables,  omochi (pounded rice) filled with sweet bean paste; C: rice with black sesame; R: spinach salad,  Chinese steamed pork pastry)

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2 Responses to “Visual Vitamins”

  1. OH, my gosh!!! Food!!! I love you Andy!!!!

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    Posted by Julie on 12/13/09 February 16th, 2011 at 2:35 PMReply

    • …and there’s a lot more where that came from. Thanks for the reminder that we all gotta eat, and REAL food rules.

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      Posted by Andrea Johnson on 12/13/09 February 17th, 2011 at 5:15 AMReply

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