It’s the quintessential tipple of Japan. Loved throughout the country and gradually becoming adored all over the world, sake is the drink of the moment. Japan Centre has the greatest selection of sake in the whole of Europe! And we’ve just got hold of some shiny new ones! So how about making your New Year’s celebrations extra special with some stonkingly good sake from Japan Centre?

If you ask a Japanese person what best represents summer for them, along with cicadas, summer matsuri (festivals) and yutaka,  ramune is sure to get a mention! Ramune is an incredibly iconic soft drink, but it’s not the only one. We recently added loads of cool new drinks to Japan Centre, so take a look at all the new flavours!

Dashi is a very commonly used ingredient in Japanese cooking. But what is it and why is it so popular?