Kyaraben or character bento, is a style of bento that incorporates dishes that are designed and arranged to look like characters or people. Often in the form of plants, animals, and beloved characters. Kyaraben was made in order to make food exciting for Japanese children. It has become so popular that there are contests in Japan that focus on kyaraben. In this class you will learn how to use molds, preparation skills, and plating techniques so you can design and create your own kyaraben.
- Traditional Japanese Characters
- Using molds
- Prep skills
- Plating Techniques
- Understand the techniques, preparation, and ingredients to make Kyaraben
- To have fun