Kaori’s Easy Recipe: Totoro Black Sesame Seed Purin

05.August.2018 | ANIME&GAME / FEATURES / FOOD

With just a small bit of ingenuity, turn everyday food into something cute using Kaori’s recipe series! With a few simple ideas, an ordinary recipe magically transforms into a cute dish.


In this character recipe you’ll learn how to make a Totoro black sesame seed purin.


1: Ingredients

Black Sesame Purin Mix (purchased from Daiso)


Pura Chocolate (Swiss chocolate also fine)

Transparent Jar (Weck jar used)

☆For Decorating:


Fresh Cream

Fruits of your choice


2: Cook the black sesame seed purin according to the box instructions and leave to cool.


3: Cut the chocolate into eyes, a nose and stomach and decorate the features with a chocolate pen. Make a leaf with a green pura chocolate.

☆Cool each part in the refrigerator to fully harden.



4: One the chocolate in step 3 has solidified, place it on the inner side of the jar as shown in the photo.

Add whiskers with the chocolate pen.


☆Once everything is in position, leave it to cool in the refrigerator once more.



5: After cooling again, pour in your black sesame seed purin mix from step 2.

☆If you do not leave the chocolate to completely harden it will fall off.

☆Place in the fridge once more to harden and you’re done!

Finish off by decorating with fresh cream, add almonds for ears and top with a cherry.


Kaori invites you into her world of character-themed food dishes in her recipe series. Be sure to check out her Instagram where she has uploaded many pictures of her character dishes!


Kaori Kubota (@kaopan27)
I live in Hokkaido and I love to make character-shaped meals, desserts and breads.
I enjoy making character foods because I want to see my family smiling.
My character foods and character bento boxes are introduced on my Instagram page→@kaopan27