Cherry Blossom & Sake

April 01, 2019

It is sakura - cherry blossom season in Japan. It has been a long standing tradition that the Japanese people celebrate the blooming of the sakura. The ohanami (sakura viewing...

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A Tribute to Joël Robuchon

September 14, 2018

He was known as one of the greatest Michelin chefs in the world. Japanese food was a huge influence. He won 3 Michelin stars back to back quicker than any other chef...

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Tiredness During Summer? - How Japanese Food Can Help

July 16, 2018

It has been hotter than usual this summer in England. When it's hot like this, many people feel fatigued and lose their...

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Girl's Day in Japan

February 26, 2018

March 3rd is Girl’s day in Japan. It is called Hina-matsuri. It is a day to wish girls healthy growth. Only the family who has girls at home celebrate it. If you have sons, then you don’t

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Do people in Japan celebrate lunar new year?

February 12, 2018

Lunar new year is known as Chinese new year, and it is normally celebrated around late January to sometime in...

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Why is Japanese food considered healthy? Ichiju-sansai

January 08, 2018

"Washoku" traditional Japanese food is added to the Intangible Cultural Heritage list by the United Nation's...

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A traditional New years taste experience in Japan

December 30, 2017

Japanese people eat some certain things on New Year's Eve and on New Year! New Year in Japan is like Christmas ...

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5 things that are eaten on Christmas day in Japan

December 22, 2017

What is Christmas like in Japan? Japan is not a historical Christian country. The Japanese population are largely...

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What Does Sakura Mean For People In Japan?

March 31, 2017

Sakura is a symbolic flower of the spring and special flower for the people and the ...

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Japanese New Year Celebrations

December 29, 2016

Japanese New Year is a much bigger celebration than Christmas for the Japanese and is in fact, one of the biggest celebrations in the Japanese calendar. It's be...

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5 Best Japanese Culture Vloggers to Follow on Youtube

September 22, 2016

he crew at Sushi Sushi HQ, as you can imagine, have been interested in Japanese culture for a really long time! However, in...

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3 Japanese Festivals and Celebrations You Must Visit

March 14, 2016

Here in the UK, special days are remarked upon as rampant commercialism, but in Japan, they're more than happy to...

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Mother's Day in Japan

March 03, 2016

Mother's Day is a commercial holiday in Japan nowadays, but once upon a time it was combined with the celebration of the Empress' birthday - which was first cel...

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Celebrate Tanabata With SushiSushi!

November 11, 2015

Learn about the traditional Japanese star festival Tanabata and make traditional festival food like Yakisoba with our easy to follow recipe.

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A Short History of Japanese Food

October 11, 2015

The History of Japanese food is very much a large part of Japanese culture, and an integral part of the Japanese people's everyday lives, but how did it come to...

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How to Experience Japanese Culture in the UK

May 13, 2015

Imagine the scenario; you love Japanese culture and everything Japanese. Japanese food, movies, anime, festivals and more, but the truth of the matter is, it's an expensive..

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Japanese Food Guide: Etiqutte

September 11, 2013

We know about the abundance of Japanese Etiquette infographics and blog posts out there, but the fact remains, a lot of the 'rules' featured in these posts are...

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Celebrate Fukagawa Matsuri with SushiSushi

July 10, 2013

We love a good festival at Sushi Sushi, and no one does festivals quite like the Japanese. Japan is a country that seems to have a festival for everything, and...

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