On Wednesday we celebrated Bonfire Night (also known as Guy Fawkes Night or Fireworks Night) and Small Child is also studying Guy Fawkes at school at the moment so he had several bonfire themed lunches this week. I shared one, our rocket sandwich lunch earlier this week, and today I’ll share two more with you. Today is also Fun Food Friday, so as usual, you’ll find a linky at the bottom of today’s post. If you’ve written any foodie posts, whether it be toddler meals, creative cakes, lovely lunches or a yummy recipe you’ve blogged, do feel free to join in and add your link! Over the course of the week, I try to comment on and tweet every post that’s linked up and I pin them all to my special Fun Food Friday Pinterest board too.
The first lunch I’m sharing was a special bento lunch I made to commemorate the bonfire plot. In this lunch Small Child had a ham sandwich on granary bread, which I trimmed down to fit in the box, and topped with a piece of tortilla wrap, on which I doodled a rough picture of the Houses of Parliament using an edible marker pen. On the side he had a pretzel stick bonfire with ‘flames’ cut from raw carrot and cheddar cheese, a clementine firework and two star shaped silicone cups filled with grapes and some more carrot, cut into firework shapes. This lunch was packed in our Polar Gear Bento Box.
Here’s a closer look at my (rather dodgy) sketch of the Houses of Parliament. Mr Amazing was kind enough to assure me that it looks nothing like the Houses of Parliament (how kind of him)!
The second lunch was a more general firework themed lunch, which was packed in our blue Yumbox. In this lunch Small Child had crackers in a flower shape silicone cup, a cheese string, cut in half and decorated with eye picks (they were supposed to be funny firework men but I’m not sure how successful that was!), rolls of German sausage, skewered on a foil sparkler, strips of raw carrot and yellow pepper, a clementine and some grapes. I filled the mini dip well with chocolate Philadelphia cheese (Small Child spread it on his crackers – I added a small butter knife to his lunch bag) and scattered over some star sprinkles to finish it off.
Small Child said he really enjoyed his fireworks lunches this week, and I really enjoyed making them too, it was a fun theme to work with!
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