Bird’s Nest Pasta Bento

Procedure:

1. Heat spaghetti sauce on casserole. Add pasta and toss until well coated. Set aside.
2. Arrange lettuce at the bottom of a bento box. Top with cooked pasta. Form pasta like a nest. Top with quail eggs.
3. Insert triangular shaped carrots on the middle of the egg and place 2 pieces sesame seeds on top of it to form eyes. Repeat procedure with the remaining ingredients. Set aside.

Hotdog sandwich:

1. Prepare pandesal. Top with the remaining lettuce and cooked hotdog. Set aside.
2. Using a food puncher, punch cheese, nori and carrots. Set aside.
3. Place 2 pieces of cheese on top of the hotdog and top with nori to form eyes and carrots to form a nose. Serve together with the spaghetti.

Makes 3 servings.