Confounding, delicious. If you've got a bottle of Japanese mayo staring at you from the back of a cupboard or shelf, here's how to use it.

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

​This autumn the British Museum are kindly offering Japan Centre customers 25% off the price of ​tickets to see their exciting new exhibition Shunga: sex and pleasure in Japanese art​ 3 October 2013 - 5 January 2014.​ We also have a pair of exhibition tickets to give away to one lucky couple, see below for how to enter.