Shikaeshi Bento - Revenge in a Box

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Broken Heart, Broken Nori

Most of the Bento are cooked with love and all one's heart. This is one of the most important part in Bento culture: sharing positive emotions and empathy for relatives through food. But have you ever wondered what happens when Bento go wrong and instead serve as a tool for revenge?

A famous yakuza tradition ... for dinner!


All the bento examples gathered by Iromegane were cooked by angry Japanese mothers, and could be described with the same proverb : An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth. Who said Japanese women were always amiable?

Least appetizing lunch-boxes ever: Mission Accomplished!

Want to discover more about the Dark Side of the Bento? Check Iromegane's post on her blog and remember: never mess with the person in charge of your food! (^^-)//

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