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Tea with AK71: Home made onigiri.

Thursday, January 3, 2013

It has been a while since I blogged about my home made lunches. Today, I feel compelled to blog about my lunch because my sister outdid hereself this time. Home made onigiri!

Wrapped up nicely too with instructions. Just tear down the red line and pull outwards on both sides.
Oishi des ne!

For any average income worker, saving some money by not eating out for lunch could amount to quite a bit of savings and it is actually meaningful.

Imagine someone with a gross income of $2.5k a month saving $3 daily for 20 days a month. That is $60 or 2.4% of his gross monthly income! Hey, don't laugh, some traders would run for the hills after making 2.4% on their punts in the stock market!

Some things, we should not try but this is one thing I think is worth trying. Bring your own lunch to work. If you don't try, you won't know. Trust me, it is a good money saving habit.

Related post:
7 money habits of AK71's.

As per Chu's request for recipes, I got these from the catalog at BetterWorldBooks:
Healthy & Tasty Sushi Rolls and Onigiri

Fun and Fancy Sushi: Nigiri-Zushi, Onigiri and Maki-Zushi for Every Day and Parties


Unknown said...

Looks good. :) What is the recipe?

AK71 said...

Hi Chu,

Aiyoh, I am not the cook leh. Let me try to find you something.

Yes, it was good. ;p

I am only good at cooking oatmeal, porridge and barley...

SnOOpy168 said...

AK. this looked like those 饭团 from Taiwan's 7-11. NT39 / s$1.80 with a drink (usually, I'll pick milk)

AK71 said...

Hi SnOOpy168,

Ah, it has been so long since I visited Taiwan. At least 3 or 4 years, I think. I miss the "small eats". :)

yeh said...

AK, sometime home cooked food is not mainly for money saving. I think most important part is about the FUN.
I also love cooking very much:)

AK71 said...

Hi yeh,

I have no doubt that some people do enjoy cooking. I happen to enjoy eating more than cooking. Haha.. I know my sister enjoys cooking. :)

She would say it is also more hygienic to eat home cooked food. Healthier too.

SnOOpy168 said...

Taiwan is fantastic place to he. All those street food & small eats, yet the babes there can maintain their figures. Perhaps, the hills treks & riverside cycling tracks have something to do with this.

AK71 said...


Er.. I have seen plenty of gals from Taiwan who are somewhat plump. Maybe, you only see the Betal Nuts Gals? Kidding! ;p

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