Bento Box in the Heartland: My Japanese Girlhood in by Linda Furiya

By Linda Furiya

Whereas growing to be up in Versailles, an Indiana farm neighborhood, Linda Furiya attempted to stability the surface international of Midwestern the United States with the japanese traditions of her domestic existence. because the simply Asian relations in a tiny township, Furiya's lifestyles revolved round jap nutrition and the intense lengths her mom and dad went to on the way to assemble the constituents had to arrange it.

As immigrants, her mom and dad approached the demanding situations of residing in the United States, and protecting their eastern diets, with optimism and gusto. Furiva, in the meantime, used to be aware of how meals set her except her friends: She spent her first day of college hiding within the girls' restroom, studying her rice balls and chopsticks, and eager for a Peanut Bullter and Jelly sandwich.

Bento field within the Heartland is an insightful and reflective coming-of-age story. fantastically written, each one bankruptcy is followed via a family members recipe of mouth-watering eastern convenience nutrition.

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