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This was presented at the 2013 International Food Tech Teachers Conference hosted by NIST in Bangkok, Thailand. …

This was presented at the 2013 International Food Tech Teachers Conference hosted by NIST in Bangkok, Thailand.
This is a presentation explaining Bento - Japanese lunches and how a unit was design for Food Technology/ MYP Design Technology course.

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  • 1. Bento Japanese Lunch
  • 2. Washoku - Japanese Cuisine ●  Seasonal ●  Balanced ●  Small Portions ●  Beautiful Photo Credit: www.wahokufood.blogspot.com
  • 3. Japanese Spinning Top
  • 4. Obento “Lunch in a box” Photo Credit: www.justbento.com
  • 5. Obento Meal
  • 6. Picnic Bento Photo Credit: www.soyandpepper.com
  • 7. Ekiben/ Eki Bento Train station Bento
  • 8. Character Bento Photo Credit; www.foodforlife.co.uk
  • 9. Everyday Bento Photo Credits: www.justbento.com
  • 10. Bento Components (Design Specifications) ●  Portable - food safety & visual ●  Aesthetically appealing ●  Balanced Nutrition ○  4 parts rice: 2 parts protein: 1 part other ingredients ●  Japanese techniques or seasonal components ●  Consider the consumer’s likes/dietary restrictions
  • 11. Bento Size Age (Men) Avg. height (in cm) Calories per meal (kcal) Bento Box Size (in ml) 6-8 117-128 500-550 500 9-11 133-145 600-650 600 12-14 160 885 900 15-17 170 920 900 18-20’ s 171 885 900 30’s 40’s 170 170 885 885 116-128 500-550 500 9-11 134-147 600-650 600 12-14 155 770 700 15-17 157 735 700 18-20’ s 158 685 600 30’s 157 670 600 40’s 157 670 600 152 650 600 152 650 600 70’s 400 400 60’s 450 450 50’s 85-110 85-110 6-8 3-5 3-5 147 520 500 900 900 50’s 165 800 800 60’s 165 800 800 70’s 160 620 600 80’s 160 620 600 * Source: http://item.rakuten.co.jp/yellowstudio/c/0000000352/ 80’s 147 520 500 * Source: http://item.rakuten.co.jp/yellowstudio/c/0000000352/
  • 12. Teaching Bento Unit ●  Investigation (Inquiring & Analyzing) ○  Access Prior Knowledge ○  Watch bento video from BBC & Japanese commercial ○  Investigate Obento through cookbooks, internet, interviews ○  Investigate and Test Kitchen different common Bento Techniques ■  Demonstrations ■  Food Lab Bento Technique Stations - QR codes
  • 13. QR Codes
  • 14. Teaching Bento Unit ●  Design (Developing Ideas) ○  Set design specifications (given or created by students) ○  Potential ideas ○  Design Justification ○  Sketching ■  Recipes (if needed) ■  Techniques
  • 15. Teaching Bento Unit ●  Plan and Create (Creating a Solution) ○  Create step-by-step ○  To be created in one class period ○  Create Bento ○  Final Product Photo
  • 16. Teaching Bento Unit ●  Evaluate (Evaluating) ○  Feedback from consumer ○  Objective feedback from others ○  Reflect on process and product
  • 17. Resources Just Bento Adventures in Bentomaking Happy Little Bento Japanese Cooking 101 YouTube Channel Other resources in Shared Dropbox folder
  • 18. Bento Challenge Now it’s your turn - Your challenge: Create a balanced, attractive bento lunch using the pantry items provided