Check out our recommendation for six must have Japanese ingredients, what to use them for and just why there are so many different types!
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!
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.
You need not practice your cockney and brave London town to visit Japan Centre. This year we’re coming to you! We’ll be visiting all sorts of places around Europe, so you can have the coolest and yummiest stuff all the way from Japan. Keep an eye on our Events Calendar to see where we will be popping up next, you never know if could be in your neighbourhood!
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!
Shio-koji has sweeping Japan by storm recently, but what is it? How can you use it? What makes it so delicious? Discover the secret marinade that you’ve loved all along!