tea leaf salad bowl typically consists
of a footed platter, which is divided in compartments, similar to a Japanese
bento yet typically with a rounded
section in the centre, which is surrounded by fan-shaped segments.
Typically, the tea leaf salad (fig.)
is placed in the centre, while the
fan-shaped segments are used to fill with other snacks, such as fried garlic, shredded ginger, peanuts,
sesame seeds, and broad beans.