Isabelle, although it was a little late, was involved in our egg-bento-themed Bento Weekend and made a beautiful egg bento in a Oyako Kingyo bento box. It's such a great recipe that we thought we'd share it with you all here on our blog.
Isabelle's email (translated from French)
Hello, to the whole team of Bento&co!
Here is my submission for Bento Weekend, Egg Bento!
1 . In the big fish: a Thai omelette rolled, to be enjoyed with a sweet chili sauce and a few slices of cucumber
2 . In the small fish: roasted eggplant salad with cottage cheese, stewed plums, and a second dessert, clafoutis with grapes.
Rolled Thai omelette:
For 2 people: 4 eggs, 1 long pepper (to be replaced by a piece of pepper if you fear the spice), 1 onion (or a few chives), 1 shallot, 1/8 cc ground white pepper, 1/2 tbsp light soy sauce.
Finely chop the pepper (remove the seeds and white membrane), shallots, spring onions and place in a bowl. Add eggs, pepper and soy sauce. Mix well with a fork.
Pour the mixture into a large oiled pan, so to make a pancake omelette. When the omelet is cooked lightly, roll with a large spatula and roll onto a plate. Let cool for a few minutes then cut into rolls. Maintain the shape with picks if necessary.
Roasted eggplant salad with cottage cheese:
For 2 people: 1 eggplant, 1 clove of garlic, a few drops of lemon juice.
Roast the eggplant. Cut into 2. Put in the oven with the garlic for 1 hour at 180 ° C.
Remove the flesh with a spoon. You can then either chop the flesh with a knife or blend in a mixer, depending on desired consistency.
Add 1/4 clove garlic, crushed with a fork, a few drops of lemon juice and 2 small Swiss Nature. Mix well and adjust seasoning if necessary. Chill. served with toasted bread.
For 2 people: 360 g of plum, 36 g sugar, 2.5 ounces of water
Cut plum in two and pit. Put in a saucepan with water and sugar. Cook over very low heat for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the fruit is soft. Let cool before serving.
6 clafoutis (large cupcake molds); 2 eggs, 50 g flour, 20 ml milk, 80 g caster, 1 tablespoon of sugar, 1 packet of vanilla sugar, 1 bunch of grapes
Preheat oven to 180° C. add the flour into the bowl, break the egg there, add powdered sugar and vanilla sugar, beat well adding milk gradually until a smooth paste. Distribute the grapes into the molds.
Pour the batter. Bake for 25 min. 5 min before the end of cooking, sprinkle powdered sugar. Serve warm or cold.
Wow, Isabelle! What an amazing recipe! Thanks for sharing with us. So all of you other bento lovers out there, won't you share your amazing recipes with us? (^-^) Were looking forward to it m( _ _ )m