Japanese Origami Valentines Day

Top 10 Valentine’s Day Gifts from Japan

Capture their heart this Valentine’s Day with authentic Japanese gifts that will be cherished for years to come. If you want to treat your loved one to something a little different this Valentine’s Day, where better to seek inspiration than the land of the rising sun? From flowing silk kimono to nodding maneki-neko (lucky cats), …

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Japanese lucky cats

What’s So Lucky About Lucky Cats?

Maneki neko literally translates as “beckoning cat” and they’re beckoning an increase in custom in recent years as their rich Japanese history and cultural symbolism make them an authentic and thoughtful Japanese gift. Japanese Lucky Cats are commonly used as mascots or talismans, bringing good luck to households, happiness and success to individuals, and wealth …

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The Easy Way to Get Your Child Using Chopsticks

Teach Your Child to Use Chopsticks with CleverstiX Chopsticks are the eating utensil of choice throughout virtually all of East Asia, so if you’re moving out there or taking your little one on holiday, it’s time to get practicing. CleverstiX, the latest product in our range, provide a fun and easy way to get your …

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Croquette (Korokke in Japanese)

  Croquette, we say “Korokke”, is very popular fried food in Japan. You can buy ready made Korokke in supermarkets, convenience stores (convini), or Krokke Shops.Main ingredient is mashed potatoes, then some of them are vegetarian, some of them contains meats or seafood with different kind of flavours, such as plain, curry and white sauce …

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