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Get in the Study Habit, Top Tips From Japan

Japan’s High School exams are notoriously tough. It’s no suprise then that Japanese students want to give themselves every advantage when it comes to tests. Level-up your study habits with ...

WIN Yum-Yum Bento Box

COMPETITION: Win Yum-Yum Bento Box!

  Do you love bento-ing? Maybe you like Japanese food and want to find out what all this bento fuss is about? Well, for food fans of all kinds, do ...

Bento Beautiful with Cool Accessories

Bento Beautiful with Cool Accessories

Learn how to use some of our favourite bento accessories with this handy guide.

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Come See Us! 2014 Dates

Japan Centre Near You! Events Calendar 2014

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Deliciously Essential Japanese Cooking Ingredients

Essential Ingredients for Classic Dishes

Get the low down on just what to do with all those ...
Free Delivery Over £75!

Free Delivery Over £75!

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Let’s Pickle! All About Tsukemono

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Pickles are an indispensable part of a traditional Japanese meal. Whether you’re having fukujinzuke with your curry, a pickled plum in your bento or some ginger with your sushi, pickles are the finishing touch to any meal! Read on to learn about some of our favourites.

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Top 5 Japanese Noodles

Top 5 Japanese Noodles

Japan is home to oodles of noodles! Check out our top 5 to learn all about our faves and how you can enjoy them.

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Something New for the Oven – Baked KitKats!

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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!

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A Whistle-Stop Tour of Japanese Pop Culture

A Whistle-Stop Tour of Japanese Pop Culture

 

Join us as we take a whistle-stop tour through some of Japan’s most well-known pop culture!
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Shhh….. It’s a Secret! Free Delivery Offer Coming Soon

Free Delivery

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!

Tableware for a Picture Perfect Meal

Tableware for a Picture Perfect Meal

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.

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6 Must Have Japanese Ingredients You’ll Want to Keep Stocked

 6 Must Have Japanese Ingredients You'll Want to Keep Stocked

Check out our recommendation for six must have Japanese ingredients, what to use them for and just why there are so many different types!

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All About Natto!

All About Natto!

Natto can have a bad rap, but this little bean dish could help your heart! Read on to learn what natto is, how to eat it and what it can do for you!

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Taste Local at JAFF – Kyushu Japan Food Festival is coming!

 

Kyushu Japan Food Festival

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.

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What’s Your Sushi Idea? – Win a Sushi Press!

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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…

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