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      Izakaya: The Japanese Pub Cookbook

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      <p>This book is the perfect way to read about Japanese “Izakaya” culture and try out some of their most famous recipes. Including: An introduction to eight brilliant Tokyo izakaya establishments: their histories, cooking, chefs and passion for superb food and drink. A thorough guide to entering the world of izakaya on everything from manners to language. 60 detailed recipes for dining and entertaining. Comprehensive information on Japanese ingredients, substitutes and cooking techniques. This book is more than a simple cookbook, it’s a great source of inspiration for hungry gourmets, avid cooks and food industry devotees. A visually stunning book which is both interesting and useful for any Japanese food enthusiast. ISBN:9781568364322</p>

      £19.99

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      Ceramic Teapot And Teacup Set - White, Speckle Pattern

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      <p>An authentic Japanese tea set for two.Bring charming Japanese tea-serving ceramics into your home with this tea set. Made in Japan and including a teapot with strainer and two matching handleless teacups, this tea set is ideal for serving sencha, hojicha, and other Japanese teas.Teapot measures approx. 18.5cm in length (including spout and handle), 7cm in height. Teacups measure approx. 8cm in diameter, 5cm in height.</p>

      £32.48

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      Katsu Curry Kit

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      <p>Hearty Japanese curry at home.Never be without the essentials for making warming Japanese curry again with this katsu curry kit. Japanese curry sauce is often served with chicken or pork katsu cutlets, and this kit comes with all the essentials for making it, including panko breadcrumbs, medium hot and hot curry roux, and fukujinzuke pickles. This kit includes 7 items: 1x Premium Grade Rice, 1kg 1x Japanese Curry Roux – Hot, 100g 1x Japanese Curry Roux – Medium Hot, 100g 1x Panko Breadcrumbs, 180g 1x Fukujinzuke Pickles, 150g1x Curry Bowl 1x Recipe Brands are subject to change depending on availability. Bowl design may vary.</p>

      £23.98

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      Oita Shuzo Hida Onikoroshi Honjozo Sake

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      <p>Perfect for demon-hunting. Get ready to wage war on Japanese oni demons with this honjozo sake, or rice wine. The name 'Onikoroshi' literally means 'demon killer', and although there are a number of sakes in the Japanese market with this interesting name, this one remains the original and, therefore, the best. It is brewed using traditional methods for a slightly dry mouth feel and a gentle, smooth flavour that is delicious chilled, at room temperature, or gently warmed.Sake Category: Honjozo (rice wine)Sweet/Dry: Slightly DryFlavour: Gentle, SmoothDrinking Temperature: Chilled (5℃-10℃), room temperature, or warmed to around 40℃Food Pairing: This sake is delicious on its own</p>

      £28.00

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      Nagai Seasoned Nori Seaweed

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      <p>No more soggy nori with these easy to finish, individually wrapped trays of seasoned nori seaweed. With soy sauce, bonito flakes and mirin rice wine, this nori is sure to liven up an dish! It’s especially delicious with freshly cooked Japanese rice and each sheet can be torn into two, so there is double the amount of seasoned nori! Stock up your Japanese cooking cupboard today!</p>

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      £4.40

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      Nagai Roasted Sushi Nori Seaweed Blue

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      <p>Yaki Nori are roasted seaweed sheets made for sushi/kappa/temaki rolls. Seaweeds are an excellent source of fibres, proteins, vitamins and minerals. An essential food in Japanese culture. One sheet of seaweed can be used as a whole, or be torn along the perforated seams creating up to approx 6 separate strips. Toast over a flame to create a crispier texture, Yaki Nori is perfect for making speciality sushi, or just a quick riceball snack. This blue version is a good quality seaweed that is slightly darker giving it a smoother, richer taste. It is also less brittle and melts in the mouth.</p>

      £2.99

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      Basic Kanji Book Vol.1 - New Edition

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      <p>By far, the best selling Kanji book. Also known as “that red kanji book”, it contains 250 basic kanji with strokes and examples of how to use them. It gives you real life examples of how the kanji is used in everyday Japan. ISBN: 9784893588821</p>

      £27.99

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      Japanese Language Proficiency Test N1 Practice Questions Workbook

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      <p>This book of JLPT N1 practice questions is a handy way to improve your Japanese language ability, and increase your chances of passing the internationally recognised Japanese Language Proficiency Test level N1. This book tests your Japanese in the same multiple choice format as the exam in vocabulary, grammar, reading and listening sections, and provides all of the correct answers and full listening transcript near the back. This book also includes a helpful CD for use with the listening comprehension section. ISBN: 978-4-89358-817-3</p>

      £9.49

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      Sokan Candied Yuzu Peel

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      <p>A refreshing, invigorating snack. If you like your sweet snacks to carry copious amounts of citrus tang, Sokan's candied yuzu citrus peels are a must-try. This handy snack bag contains strips of 100% Japanese yuzu peel, coated in sugar crystals for a sweet/sour flavour to complement the refreshing citrus aroma. With 25.3mg Vitamin C and 1.5g dietary fibre in each bag, these candied peels are as good for you as they are delicious.</p>

      £1.99

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      Kashuen Moricho Nagasaki Sesame Castella Cake

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      <p>Think Nagasaki, think Castella.Treat yourself to a nagasaki delicacy with Kashuen Moricho's sesame-infused Nagasaki castella (or kasutera) cake. Ever since the elegant and sweet castella sponge cake came to Nagasaki with the Portugese in the 16th Century, it has become one of the most popular cakes in the whole country. Normally a simple combination of flour, sugar, eggs, and mizuame liquid sweetener, the sesame in this version lends an extra nutty, almost umami flavour to the mix.</p>

      £13.99

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      Sanyo Sapporo Ichiban Shrimp Ramen (USA)

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      <p>As the label suggests, Ichiban, or ‘Number1’, is a great instant noodle that will not let you down. Cheap, filling and only takes 3 minutes to make, there is a huge variety of Ichiban flavours to keep you going, available to buy online at Japan Centre. Made in the USA.</p>

      £1.29

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      Meiji Kinoko No Yama Dark Chocolate Biscuits

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      <p>Mushroom-shaped chocolate snacks with class.Enjoy a more sophisticated version of a Japanese childhood favourite with Meiji's adult Kinoko no Yama chocolate biscuits. While retaining the charming mushroom shape of their regular counterparts, the 'stems' of this adult variety are made from pretzel sticks for extra crunch, while the 'mushroom heads' are made using specially selected cacao mass for optimum flavour and aroma.</p>

      £4.59

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      Ceramic Serving Bowl - Black, Brushstroke Pattern

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      <p>For a rustic Japanese aesthetic.Your Japanese meals and snacks will have a more authentic flare when served in this charming serving bowl. Made in Japan, this medium-size bowl has been finished with a ridged outside in earthy browns and blacks, and broad brushstroke details on the inside. Use at dinnertime for serving helpings of soup and stew, or leave in the middle of the table filled with plenty of rice crackers. Bowl measures approx. 19.5cm in diameter, 6.5cm in height.</p>

      £8.98

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      Lotte Apple Pie Biscuits

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      <p>Every bite, just like an apple pie! Enjoy all of the good qualities of crunchy biscuits and apple pies together with Lotte's 'Pai no Mi' apple pie flavoured biscuits. These lusciously tasty treats consist of flaky, multilayered, melt-in-the-mouth, pie-like biscuit cases, filled with a sweet, fruity, apple pie flavoured filling. Try warming them in the microwave for 35 seconds for an even tastier apple pie experience.</p>

      £2.79

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      Daisho Tantan Meat Nabe Hotpot Soup Stock

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      <p>Spicy, hot and full of protein.Cook up a hotpot feast with Daisho's tantan nabe hotpot soup stock. Containing a combination of spicy soy bean paste, sesame paste, Chinese star anise, Japanese pepper and three types of stock (pork, bonito and kombu kelp), this soup stock goes perfectly with minced meat and/or pork. This large 750ml pack of straight nabe soup stock is made for 3-4 people and all you need to do is pour the content into a nabe pot, bring it to the boil and add your favourite ingredients.</p>

      £4.80

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      House Vegetarian Java Curry, Medium Hot

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      <p>Unique and robust curry sauce, concentrated for maximum flavour. This box contains nine servings of medium hot Java Curry sauce mix; a hearty roux that blends coriander, tangerine, garlic, onion, and other dynamic flavours with only a minimal amount of oil so as not to dilute the flavour. All you need to make a delicious Japan-style curry now are your favourite meats and root vegetables.</p>

      £4.89

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      Bourbon Sylveine White Chocolate Cakes

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      <p>A scrumptious afternoon tea treat. Enjoy a Japanese take on quaint afternoon tea foods with Bourbon's Sylveine white chocolate cakes. Each of the six small cake slices in this box is made up of layers of soft sponge cake and vanilla cream, all completely covered by smooth, rich white chocolate. These cakes taste best when enjoyed with a cup of your favourite hot beverage.</p>

      £4.95

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      House Java Curry, Hot

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      <p>A unique blend of spices, concentrated for maximum flavour. This box contains about nine servings of spicy Java Curry, made with a combination of herbs, spices and fruits (including coriander, tangerine, garlic and onion) and only a minimal amount of oil so as not to dilute the flavour impact. All you need to make a delicious Japan-style curry now are your favourite meats and root vegetables.</p>

      £4.89

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      Ochiai Brewery Zanshin Junmai Rice Shochu

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      <p>Pure rice shochu.Enjoy the clear and crisp flavours of rice shochu with Miwa brewery's junmai shochu. Made using rice koji and rice lees, its low-temperature fermentation, distillation and ageing give this shochu a soft and smooth character. This shochu is best enjoyed either chilled on the rocks or hot between 40 to 50°.</p>

      £25.20

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      Japan Centre Marbled Sliced Beef Brisket For Sukiyaki

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      <p>Make delicious and hearty sukiyaki with these marbled sukiyaki beef slices.Sukiyaki is a type of Japanese traditional hotpot, where meat slices, fresh vegetable slices and other ingredients are cooked slowly in a rich broth of soy sauce, mirin rice wine, and sugar. Other popular sukiyaki ingredients include tofu, shiitake mushrooms, Chinese cabbage and shirataki noodles. After your meat is cooked through, don’t forget to dip it in raw egg for extra richness.Try cooking sukiyaki at home with a table top grill and large pot. There is even a handy sukiyaki recipe available on the japancentre.com website.Thickness of cut approx. 2 to 2.5mm.Number of slices may vary. Vacuum Packed for Freshness.</p>

      £9.49

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      Minna no Nihongo Kanji I Textbook (English Edition)

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      <p>This is a very good introduction to Kanji. First, it explains about the differences between hiragana, katakana, kanji and romaji and goes on to explain how simple kanji originated. It gives basic strokes of kanji and how to remember them. This book contains 220 kanji and if you know all these, you are well on your way to mastering it! This book covers all the kanji you need for Japanese proficiency test level 3 and 4. ISBN: 9784883191475</p>

      £23.50

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      Minna no Nihongo I Practice Questions Workbook

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      <p>This book works with the main text book and provides an extra 30-60 questions for each section. As this book assumes you are working with the main text, it does not give any explanations (they are explained in the main book), just some examples. It contains over 60 pages worth of questions and gives all the answers at the back. ISBN:9784883191352</p>

      £11.50

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      Minna no Nihongo I Kanji Workbook

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      <p>Kanji exercises which correspond with the main textbook ‘Minna no Nihongo 1 Main Text’ used by most UK universities. You can learn 218 kanji characters often found at Japanese Language Proficiency Test level 2 to 4. Every 6 or 7 lessons, a mini test for revising is provided and gives all the answers at the back. ISBN: 9784883192915</p>

      £11.50

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      Tanki Master Japanese Language Proficiency Test N1 Workbook

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      <p>An exercise book with included CD to help prepare for the internationally recognised Japanese Language Proficiency Test level N1. This book tests your Japanese level using multiple choice questions as they would appear in the exam for five different language skills: vocabulary, grammar, letters (kanji), reading and listening. The second part of the book includes a half length version of the JLPT test. An invaluable preparation tool for the JLPT. ISBN: 978-4-89358-845-6</p>

      £16.99

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      Minna no Nihongo I 2nd Edition Practice Questions Workbook

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      <p>This workbook is designed to be used with the Minna no Nihongo main text book. It provides a further set of practice questions for each unit in the main text, altogether containing over 60 pages worth of extra content, as well as all of the answers in a detachable booklet at the back. This workbook is particularly ideal for anybody who requires or likes to have extra practice when learning new Japanese grammar and vocabulary.ISBN: 978-4-88319-606-7</p>

      £11.50

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      Minna no Nihongo II 2nd Edition Practice Questions Workbook

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      <p>This workbook is designed to be used with the Minna no Nihongo 2 Main Textbook. It provides a further set of practice questions for each unit in the main text, altogether containing over 60 pages worth of extra content plus answers. This workbook is particularly ideal for students who benefit from extra practice when learning new Japanese grammar points.ISBN: 978-4-88319-663-0</p>

      £11.50

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      Minna no Nihongo Intermediate Level I Translation & Grammatical Notes Textbook

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      <p>The companion book to Minna no Nihongo Intermediate Level I Main Text book, concentrating particularly on grammatical notes. Almost all Japanese words are translated, grammar explained with examples, and written in kanji with furigana (Hiragana). The combination of this book and its companion main text book is enough to help you continue your Japanese language journey past beginner's level.ISBN:978-4-88319-492-6</p>

      £20.50

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      Nihongo Kantan Speak Japanese Book 1 Textbook

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      <p>An integrated textbook for Japanese language improvers. Suitable for complete beginners, this integrated Japanese language textbook exposes students to more real-life situations through realistic and meaningful reading and writing exercises. This book also contains plenty of kanji practice and scripts for students to practice their speaking skills. ISBN: 978-4-327-38420-3</p>

      £23.50

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      Fujiya HEART Peanut Chocolates

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      <p>A love letter to chocolate peanut fans. Be seduced by the marriage between chocolate and peanuts in Fujiya's HEART peanut-infused chocolates. Each of these fourteen slim, individually-wrapped chocolates is packed full of crunchy, savoury, roasted peanuts; shaped like a sweet love heart; and stamped on the front with the message 'have a heart'. The wrappers also come with space to write a message. These are great for passing around on Valentine's Day.</p>

      £4.95

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      Fujiya Country Ma’am Cocoa Chocolate Chip Cookies

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      <p>A decadent treat for grown-ups.If you enjoy the deeply rich flavours of cocoa then you will love Fujiya's Country Ma'am chocolate cookies. Each of these sixteen cookies is crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, and filled with a blend of two types of creamy cocoa: black cocoa, and cocoa from Holland. The biscuits themselves are made using the best quality wheat from Japan. Enjoy these cookies as they come, microwave for 20 seconds for a hot snack, or put them in the freezer for a cold snack.</p>

      £5.05

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      Kabaya Rolling Panda Chocolate Biscuits

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      <p>Tasty snacks are good, but cute tasty snacks are better! This box contains a fun assortment of bite-size spherical biscuits that you can roll around and play with. A great little snack for kids’ lunchboxes, or indeed for your own.</p>

      £3.05

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      Toyo Rice Kinmemai Rice

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      <p>White rice with all the nutrients.Enjoy the fluffy goodness of white rice with all the nutrients often lost during the milling process with Toyo Rice's Kinmemai rice. This rice goes through a two-step process where its rice bran layer is carefully polished and removed, leaving the aleurone layer, a layer that is rich in umami. The rice is then processed again to further remove any remaining rice bran to reveal the kinme or "golden rice germ" which contain essential nutrients that contain high amounts of fibre, vitamins and minerals. As well as being perfect for making sushi, this rice can also be served alongside other homecooked Japanese meals.</p>

      £17.50

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      Hokkai Yamato Plum Chazuke Rice Soup Seasoning

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      <p>A packet of 3 sachets of plum flavoured rice seasoning for chazuke. This chazuke rice seasoning is bursting with plum flesh giving this chazuke a full, sour flavour. Boiling water brings this chazuke to life, teasing out the bitter green tea essences for a truly unique blend. (Apricot flavour mis-translated by Hokkai Yamato on packet).</p>

      £2.25

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      Masuyamiso Shio Koji Seasoning

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      <p>You will never want to use simple table salt again! This squeezy pack contains shio koji; a seasoning made from fermented rice with a sweet aroma and salty flavour. A dash of this in your cooking will make the flavours stand up and sing out!</p>

      £3.00

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      SKK Sanei Black Bean Mugicha Barley Teabags

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      <p>A refreshing Japanese favourite.Warm up in the cold months and cool down in the hot months with SKK's black bean mugicha barley tea. Delicious and invigorating, this caffeine-free tea is made from a blend of Japan-grown roasted barley and roasted, non-GM black beans. With a strong, toasty fragrance and rejuvenating flavour, this tea is delicious enjoyed hot or cold.</p>

      £4.50

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      Itsuki Ramen for Nabe

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      <p>The perfect noodly accompaniment for any nabe! This pack contains three bunches of thin, straight ramen noodles (enough for three people) specially formulated to suit any type of nabe. To prepare, all you need to do is add them directly to your boiling nabe and allow to cook for two and a half minutes. Easy, right?</p>

      £2.40

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      Itsuki Kumamoto Style Tonkotsu Pork Stock Ramen

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      <p>Premium quality ramen for two that Kumamoto would happily welcome as one of its own! This pack contains everything you need for two servings of Kumamoto-style pork bone stock ramen, including straight style ramen noodles, sachets of liquid and powdered soup stock, seasoning oil and grilled garlic pieces for garnish. Great for a hearty snack or light dinner.</p>

      £7.75

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      Kobayashi Seimen Gluten Free Straight Ramen Noodles

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      <p>These fresh-style straight ramen noodles taste and look so authentic, you won’t even be able to tell that they’re gluten free! Made using Japanese white rice flour, these ramen are an ideal way to enjoy your favourite ramen dishes while also pursuing a gluten free lifestyle. Low in fat and high in fibre, use these noodles for any classic or not-so-classic ramen dish!</p>

      £2.75

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      Nong Shim Chapaghetti Instant Black Spaghetti

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      <p>A heartier kind of instant noodle.If you have been looking for an instant noodle dish with substance, look no further than Nong Shim's Chapaghetti. An instant version of Jajangmyeon, a Korean black spaghetti dish, this single serve pack of Chapaghetti consists of instant ramen-style noodles, savoury black bean sauce seasoned with onion and prawn, umami-rich seasoning oil, and mixed vegetable flakes that plump up and add texture when cooked. Ready to eat in just five minutes, Chapaghetti is hearty enough to enjoy as a light lunch or dinner.</p>

      £1.20

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      Omoriya Mixed Vegetable Furikake Rice Seasoning

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      <p>Full-flavoured furikake for your rice.Turn a bowl of white rice into the best part of any meal with Omoriya's mixed vegetable flavoured furikake. A complex combination of twelve different types of vegetable (including carrot, radish leaves, tomato, spinach, green peas and more), sesame seeds, bonito fish flakes, and other seasonings, this furikake rice seasoning is full of flavour and a great way to get fussy kids to eat their rice, pasta, toast, or other plain carbohydrate.</p>

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      £3.15

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      Fujiya Anpanman Chocolate Biscuits

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      <p>A quirky little sweet treat.Satisfy your between-meal peckishness and enjoy the cuteness of Anpanman at the same time with these adorable little chocolate biscuits. These tasty treats are made up of bite-size, rounded pieces of crunchy sweet biscuit, topped with a thick 'disc' of smooth milk chocolate with one of ten different faces depicting a character from the Anpanman comic pressed onto the top.</p>

      £1.95

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      Tobira Gateway to Advanced Japanese Main Textbook

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      <p>An integrated Japanese language course designed to keep students motivated through to advanced level. This textbook is for Japanese language students who have completed beginner's courses (250-300 hours of study), expanding upon those beginner skills by integrating practical language lessons with engaging information about Japan and its society, culture, and history, using print, multimedia, and the internet. This textbook is ideal for language students who require engaging content to stay motivated. ISBN: 978-4-87424-447-0</p>

      £42.99

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      Nagatoya Matcha Prime Collection Sweet Assortment

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      <p>Matcha sweets of the finest quality.Enjoy the best matcha flavoured sweet treats Japan has to offer with Nagatoya's Matcha Prime Collection. This sophisticated box contains three different Japanese matcha green tea flavoured biscuits: crêpe chocolat twirls with matcha, matcha chocolate pie biscuits, and matcha flavoured langue du chat biscuits. A perfect Japanese souvenir-style gift for any green tea lover.</p>

      £11.20

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      Wooke Microwaveable Yumepirika Rice

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      <p>Microwaveable rice from Hokkaido.Make preparing rice the easiest part of making a Japanese dinner with Wooke's microwaveable Yumepirika rice. Vacuum-sealed to lock in freshness and containing no preservatives, the 100% Yumepirika rice in each of these three single servings has been cultivated in Hokkaido using fresh spring water. Give this rice a try and taste the difference.</p>

      £6.70

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      S&B Torokeru Curry With Beef Bouillon, Mild

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      <p>Full of beef and vegetable heartiness.Use one of Japan's favourite brands of roux to make your next warming curry. An exciting combination of flavours from 20 different varieties of vegetable, as well as beef bouillon for an extra-rich umami hit, this torokeru curry has a mild flavour perfect for even the sweetest food lovers.</p>

      £2.00

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      Kuriyamabeika Sesame Soy Sauce Rice Crackers

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      <p>Rice crackers with real character.These banana-shaped rice crackers have a name ('Bakauke') that literally means ‘great hit’, and if their taste is anything to go by, they certainly live up to their name. Seasoned with roasted black sesame seeds and savoury soy sauce, all sixteen individually wrapped crackers in this pack will be gone before you know it.</p>

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      £3.69

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      The Sushi Lover's Cookbook: Easy To Prepare Sushi For Every Occasion

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      <p>For the sushi adventurer. The Sushi Lover's Cookbook is a unique collection of recipes by Yumi Umemura, one of Japan's leading sushi teachers. This cook book contains 85 simple recipes, starting with how to make sushi rice and going on to explain how to make traditional sushi favourites such as nigiri sushi and temaki sushi rolls, as well as creative fusion varieties of sushi such as Peking duck sushi and Paella sushi. ISBN: 978-4-8053-1299-5</p>

      £14.99

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      Takamori Pre-Cooked Hakata Yakisoba Noodles

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      <p>For delicious barbecued noodlesRecreate the mouthwatering yakisoba dishes reminiscent of Japanese summer festivals with this five-pack of Hakata style yakisoba noodles. A relatively thin, slightly wavy noodle, these yakisoba noodles have been pre-cooked in order to make preparation even quicker and easier. Simply add to stir fry dishes, ramen soup mixtures or barbecues, loosen, heat through, and serve.</p>

      £3.50