Kawaii!! Kyaraben – Bear Burger


  • 2 burger buns
  • 1 slice of cheese
  • 1 mini sausage
  • a piece of nori seaweed
  • 1 stick spaghetti pasta
  • Burger fillings of your choice

1. Break a stick of spaghetti pasta into short pieces and pan-fry.

2. Insert pan-fried pasta into 4 slices of a mini sausage as shown.

3. Apply the sausage rounds to burger buns to create ears for bears.

4. With a straw, poke holes in a slice of cheese to make eyes and carve a big rounds nose with a toothpick.

5. Cut a piece of nori seaweed to make facial features. 

6. Use mayonnaise to apply cheese and seaweed as facial features.

Mayumi Johnston
Author of Japanese character bento blog, “Spice Up Your Life With a Taste of Japan” funbentobox.com. She has taught character bento classes at Whole Foods Market and Tokyo Central.