To flavour the red beans I used this mix of spices:
1/2 cup of soja sauce, 1 garlic clove finely chopped, 1 tsp of ginger, 1tsp of Chile powder.
I just like it, it really cheered me up and made this bento really enjoyable.
Why stars? On the LJ blog, I used at that time, these stars appeared to picture your mood…