Beef & Kamaboko (19)

Top Tier: Macaroni Salad, Kamaboko. Bottom Tier: Steamed Broccoli, Steak Strips, Soy Sauce, Craisinettes.

Today’s bento is about trying new things. A new item as well as a new recipe.

I went to the new international market over the weekend again and picked up some new items. Today’s new item is Kamaboko – a Japanese fish cake.

Kamaboko is similar to Surimi (imitation crab) in both taste and texture though it seemed a bit more dense. I used the soy sauce for dipping this as well as for the beef strips (which were my safety net if I didn’t like the Kamaboko).

If you’ve seen Kamaboko but never tried it; don’t be afraid. It has a mild taste and seems like it would lend itself well to any recipe that uses surimi. I may try it in a salad or as a sandwich filling with some wasabi mayo next time. 🙂

Along with today’s Kamaboko, I added a new spicy macaroni salad for which I’ll add a recipe later. I also had beef strips, steamed broccoli, Craisinettes and added a package of Lemon Shortbread cookies and some Chamomile Tea.

All went into the basic plaid lunch tote for today’s Ideal Meal.

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