Join us as we take a whistle-stop tour through some of Japan’s most well-known pop culture!
Greetings, Inside Japan Centre Readers!
If you visit Japancentre.com regularly, you may have noticed that we have been promoting everybody’s favourite Japanese biscuit confectionaries, Pocky and KitKat, this week. We are always trying to offer new and exciting varieties of these iconic snacks, and we believe this time we have hit the nail on the head with the all-new toastable KitKats, now available to buy online!
Save the date! Free delivery for U.K. mainland addresses with our exclusive promocode on August 25th. Keep an eye on Facebook, Twitter, email and the blog on the day to learn how you can get free delivery.
Don’t forget we always offer Free Delivery on all orders over £75 for U.K. mainland customers!
You’ve cooked a delicious Japanese meal, but how to serve it? Learn all about the tableware you need to make your dinner or afternoon tea picture perfect.
Roll up, roll up to Japan Centre’s 6th Japan Food Festival! From the 11th – 31st of August we will be showcasing regional produce from Kyushu, the southern most of Japan’s four main islands.
Visitors to our Piccadilly store will get a chance to sample a different selection of these delicious foods in free tastings everyday! Plus there are free original tote bags for the first 100 people to spend over £20.
Greetings, Japan fans!
At Japan Centre, we love seeing “Japanophiles” express their love for Japan in any way imaginable, be that through making delicious Japanese meals, learning the amazing Japanese language, or buying great Japanese food. Today we want to celebrate the sushi makers (whether experienced or new and budding) among you, and are thus delighted to formally announce Japan Centre’s first ever…
Ahh, matcha. Arguably one of Japan’s most popular worldwide exports. It is refreshing, aromatic, energising, and so ridiculously good for you that it might be more appropriate to change the well-known quote to “a cup of matcha a day keeps the doctor away”. However, as well as being a delicious beverage, matcha is also one of Japan’s most popular flavours. Used in a variety of snacks, sweets and drinks, there are even fewer excuses for every household to not always have a canister of matcha on standby.
And so now we shall be introducing some of Japan Centre‘s favourite matcha infused recipes for you to try.
So indulgent, you’d never guess it was popular as a health drink. Discover fun flavours and interesting recipes with our soy drink round-up. Read More…
Greetings, Inside Japan Centre readers! As you may or may not know, Japan Centre has been holding a sensational summer sale since last Monday (14/7/2014). The response so far has been simply staggering, and many of our more popular items have already sold out. We heartily recommend that anybody out there who has been planning to stock up on their favourite Japanese foods while they are on offer does so sooner rather than later, lest they all be sold out by the time you get there!
We have also noticed a couple of stand-out summer items that have been flying off the metaphorical shelves of our online shop. We would like to introduce a couple of these items to you now, so you can see for yourselves why they are so popular and how they could made your summer even more enjoyable!
Have you ever been on a food holiday? One where you travel around a country or region, trying all of the best and possibly most unusual local cuisine? In Japan, a food holiday could be one of the most adventurous things you will ever do, because every prefecture has different unique, unusual, and most importantly delicious, local cuisine. Let us take a look at five of Japan’s most well-known regional foods.
Like an Italian cook without a pasta maker, a pastry chef without an oven or the owner of a chippy without a deep fryer, a Japanese cook would be lost without their special cooking equipment. Japanese cooking utilises saucepans and frypans and wooden spoons like most other types of cooking. However, there are a couple of slightly more unusual tools that are just as essential in the Japanese kitchen. Read on to find out more!