Foodie Friday Firsts: Okonomiyaki

I ate my first... Okonomiyaki: Japanese savory pancakes, often filled with seafood The name comes from blending together the words, okonomi ("favorite") and yaki ("grilled"). These savory pancakes are often known as "Japanese pizza." At restaurants, you can grill one yourself or have the chef make it in the kitchen: The batter ingredients are simple: flour, dashi stock (or water), and egg.  (I've heard you can even buy boxes of the batter at Japanese markets.) Then you add in whatever … [Read more...]