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We’ve spilt the beans! Amazing Black Friday offer from Japan Centre!

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We couldn’t keep it in any longer! Inspired by our friends across the pond, we’ll be taking part in Black Friday this year by offering you 20% off ALL GROCERIES at Japan Centre Online! This means you can enjoy delightful discounts on an array of Japanese classics, like miso, tofu and a whole lot more without having to brave the nuttiness of the high street! Remember, this dazzling offer lasts just 12 hours from 9am tomorrow, using promocode FRIDAY28TH!

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Delivery by Christmas and New Year

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Get your gifts in time for the big day!

We love doing our Christmas shopping online, but it does mean that we can’t leave it until Christmas Eve to do it all! If you want guaranteed delivery before Christmas from Japan Centre Online there are a few dates to be aware of to make sure you receive your order in time. Please be aware these dates are also for guaranteed delivery before New Year. 

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Glorious Gekkeikan Sake

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Holding the prestigious claim as one of the world’s oldest companies, Gekkeikan have been brewing sensational sake for umpteen generations. As one of their proud suppliers, Japan Centre is keen to reveal more about this revered brand of sake producers.

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Swap Wine for Sake! 5 Classic Dishes and What to Pair Them With

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Sake is delicious with Japanese food, but it’s fantastic with all kinds of food. Find out which classic non-Japanese dishes are simply amazing with sake!

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Explore Japan! Nagasaki

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Zoom into Japan! Every month, Japan Centre will be profiling locations around Japan, finding out what they’ve got to offer the hungry traveller. So come join us, and feast your eyes on some spectacular places!

First up- it’s Nagasaki.

Picturesque, culturally rich and offering splendid culinary delights, Nagasaki is a charming gem on the southern island of Kyushu.

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Urawaza! Secret Tips from Japanese Kitchens

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Everyone likes a short cut or trick to get out of a critical cooking jam. In Japan, these are called urawaza! Read on for Japan Centre‘s handy guide on some of the neatest secrets you could ever need to use in Japanese cooking!

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Celebrating Halloween in Japan

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Fun costumes, wacky foods, street parades? As the country that invented Cosplay, raw horse meat flavoured ice cream and exuberant summer street festivals, there is no doubt that Halloween is right up Japan’s alley! Read on to discover how Halloween came to Japan and how it is celebrated there every year.

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Best Spots for Autumn Foliage Viewing in Japan

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Many people think of cherry blossoms when they think of natural sights in Japan. But did you know that Japan’s autumn foliage can be equally striking? Read on to discover the best places for viewing Japan’s spectacular Autumn foliage!

 

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Japanese Autumn Foods

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There is no doubt about it, Inside Japan Centre readers – Autumn is definitely upon us! The nights are getting shorter, the weather is getting colder, and the sunglasses are starting to gather dust from lack of use. But it’s not all bad, especially if you are a lover of Japanese food and flavours! Indeed, the Japanese have a saying: “Autumn is the season to eat”. This refers to the widely held belief that the best food Japan has to offer is produced in Autumn. Read on to learn more about some of Japan’s most loved Autumn foods.

 

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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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