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Big_Adam
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Post by Big_Adam »

hello people.



my question today is. what are those triangule shaped rice things with the bit of seaweed on the bottom.



i know there a bit of a symbol in japan but i can rember what their called.



any ideas




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I'm half asleep now, but the triangle rice things are usually just called "lunch" :P




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Post by Big_Adam »

ONIGIRI !!!!



that what their called. thank you anime!



http://www.airandangels.com/bentobox/onigiri.html



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Cool, I probably should have known that... name sounds familiar but my memory is shot so...



Always reminds me of Fruits Basket; Honda-san was "Rice Ball" ... at least that was the translation I read; I'll have to dig it out and re-read it!



I make rice that way all the time... but I never added the seaweed (can't buy it in Tesco!). I usually make the triangle shape - KW may remember from a couple of weeks ago ^__^



Notice the very last word on that site is:



"lunch"



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JJ you ever put anything in them or leave them as just rice>???




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I usually just dip them in soy sauce and chili - yum <!--emo&:)--><img src='http://i6.ifrm.com/html/emoticons/smile.gif' border='0' style='vertical-align:middle' alt='smile.gif' /><!--endemo-->



I have put things in, but you just can't get the right things without going to a specialist shop... although some stuff you can get mail-order, dried and shrink-wrapped !!!




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hmmmm.....ok pokey. i know i'll get my mum to ask this japanise guy she knows at work what to try and were to buy. he likes like a cool guy.



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Post by 0_Koneko_0 »

there is a FABulous restaurant in my town that sells bento boxes....and onigiri are FAB stuff!




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0_Koneko_0 wrote:there is a FABulous restaurant in my town that sells bento boxes....and onigiri are FAB stuff!
that just completly unfair. i have to go all the way to norwich to even think of looking for this kinda of stuff.



ah well. i made my own now. even if it did go kinda badly. pics soon




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