Welcome to Okonomiyaki World!
What is Okonomiyaki? (お好み焼き) It's a traditional Japanese
food that is sometimes called "Japanese Pancake" or "Japanese Pizza".
It's a savory dish that is a bit more like an omelette or frittata than
a pancake and it's made with okonomiyaki flour, eggs, cabbage, pork (bacon),
shrimp or other seafood, and topped with a variety of condiments like
sweet sauce (Okonomi Sauce), mayonnaise, dried seaweed and dried fish
flakes. Now... that may not sound very appetizing, but it turns
out to be an INCREDIBLY
DELICIOUS dish - crispy on the outside and soft inside. What could be better than Japanese food plus Bacon? If
you have a passion for food, you absolutely must try Okonomiyaki!
typically finds this amazing food at specialized Okonomiyaki-ya
restaurants and street vendors in Japan. There are over 30,000 restaurants in Japan that serve Okonomi-yaki, but only a hundred or so outside of Japan, so if you do
see it somewhere, give it a try! Here is a list of restaurants where you can try Okonomiyaki. But, don't worry,
it's easy to make Okonomiyaki at
home by following the instructions for the Best Okonomiyaki Recipe. Since
means "as you like it", there really is no single best recipe. There
is a lot of creativity involved and many different variations on
the recipes. And if you can't get Japanese groceries locally, you can buy Okonomiyaki ingredients online at our Okonomiyaki shop.
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Kansai or Osaka Style Okonomiyaki.