6 Obvious Facts about Okonomiyaki Every Japanese Knows!

6 Obvious Facts about Okonomiyaki Every Japanese Knows!

Whenever I notice my foreign guests becoming ‘weirded out’ by traditional Japanese foods, I introduce them to okonomiyaki. Sometimes called ‘Osaka soul food’ or ‘Japanese pizza’ it is actually neither; I’d describe it as a savory pancake. The word ‘okonomi’ approximates to ‘anything you like’ whilst ‘yaki’ typically refers to frying or grilling, and okonomiyaki certainly allows for great flexibility over the choice of ingredients. Perhaps the easiest way to describe okonomiyaki is to tell you how I make it. Firstly, [Continue Reading…]