There’s something archaic sounding about tuna fish. When I was a kid, I remember that’s what it was called. Now, we just call it tuna. I don’t know when the fish part dropped—surely they’re still fish? But it seems that it outgrew the need to be labeled such. Language evolves, yes, and little Tuna Fish seems to have been affected—whether for better or worse, I don’t think it matters, does it?
Another quick and lazy bento, these tuna salad sandwiches are a cinch to put together. I simply drained a can of tuna, chopped some onions, added pickle relish, sprinkling of salt and pepper, and just enough mayonnaise to glue it all together. Normally, I add chopped celery as well, but we were all out. For added crunch factor, I added some crisp iceberg lettuce and a couple of cucumber slices when I was assembling the sandwich.
On a side note, I used half an onion that was in the fridge from something I cooked the day before. I minced it finely, with no tears! I guess Leki’s refrigerated half an onion tip really works!
I know that’s a lot of sandwiches in the pictures, but that’s actually for two people. The one on the left is my mom’s and the one on the right is mine. For my bento, I added a couple of Hungarian sausages from Santis deli. These are by far the best Hungarian sausages you can buy locally that’s still reasonably priced. I’ve tried a lot of brands, from other delis even, but Santis is the best for me.
To sweeten everything up, I split a Nutella sandwich between the two boxes and added some Mega Peanut M&Ms to mine. Not a big Peanut M&M fan but hey, it was in the fridge. So there, quick, satisfying, and very very fishy.