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  Okonomiyaki
Okonomiyaki is a mixture between pancake and pizza.
Before turning the okonomiyaki over, and while the dough is still quite soft, you may put other ingredients on top of the dough.
In Hiroshima, which is especially well known for its Okonomiyaki, it is served with or on top of Yakisoba (fried noodles).
www.japan-guide.com /r/e100.html   (177 words)

  
 Bento.com Japanese cuisines - okonomiyaki (savory pancakes)
Okonomiyaki restaurants (okonomiyaki-ya) serve large, savory pancakes made with diced seafood, meat and vegetables.
"Okonomiyaki" literally means "cook what you like," and customers get to choose their own favorite ingredients and then cook up their pancakes right at the table.
Okonomiyaki takes longer to cook than you might expect, and the finished product doesn't hold together nearly as well as a pancake.
www.bento.com /rf_ok.html   (0 words)

  
 LA Weekly - Eat/Drink - Griddle Me This - Jonathan Gold - The Essential Online Resource for Los Angeles
Okonomiyaki in the manner of Hiroshima, the other great school of okonomiyaki cookery, is more or less the same, except that the ingredients are fried separately and combined at the last moment rather than cooked all together.
Okonomiyaki restaurants often have a small specialty in takoyaki, fried, battered octopus, and the version here, which you sizzle yourself on the inset tabletop griddle, is almost wholesome, little octopus-studded pancakes that are even better than the usual puffy octopus balls.
For the “modan”-style okonomiyaki, you are required to brown meat, stir-fry noodles with broth and sauce, grill a pancake, transfer the noodles on top of the pancake, glaze with more batter, and somehow flip the huge, ungainly mass in a single motion, so that it lands back on the griddle still intact.
www.laweekly.com /ink/05/45/counter-gold.php   (956 words)

  
 GMAN: Okonomiyaki (Japanese Pizza)
Okonomiyaki is usually made from flour, water, eggs and cabbage.
I had the Okonomiyaki with squid (you can also choose from beef, pork or shrimp toppings), and I also had the Octopus Balls...er, I mean Takoyaki.
There is a great Okonomiyaki place here in Toronto one block south west of bloor and yonge street neat Charles and Bay St. It is just behind the large Manulife Center.
greggman.com /japan/okonomiyaki/okonomiyaki.htm   (0 words)

  
 Okonomiyaki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Okonomiyaki is not at all like pizza, but it fits the same ecological niche in Japan as pizza does in the US.
The eater will cut off peices and move them to their plate, either with a flat spatula or their chop sticks if they are particularly deft.
At another restraunt, they mixed up all the ingredients and gave you the bowl and a spatula and it was up to you to actually cook it.
www.upl.cs.wisc.edu /~orn/okonomiyaki.html   (416 words)

  
 Okonomiyaki, Japanese Pizza, available online from ImportFood.com
Okonomiyaki are savory pancakes made with diced meat and vegetables.
With this wheat flour mix, Okonomiyakiko, you can make flavorful Okonomiyaki easily, the kit includes everything you need except you also need okonomi sauce for the topping (that sauce is not included in the kit).
Flip the okonomiyaki with pork side down, and use spatulas to round the edges.
www.importfoods.com /rtok4301.html   (328 words)

  
  Okonomiyaki--The Japanese Pancake?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Okonomiyaki is one of the great Japanese foods not yet widely known outside Japan.
Some people claim that okonomiyaki is more of a "Japanese pizza" than a "Japanese pancake" on the grounds that okonomiyaki is not sweet.
Condiments are as essential to okonomiyaki as syrup is to pancakes.
www.bluetreegallery.com /bluetreehouse_recipe_okonomi.html   (381 words)

  
  washingtonpost.com: In Hiroshima, Will Flip for Okonomiyaki
Okonomiyaki is a Hiroshima specialty, a remarkable mix of crepe, cabbage, egg and noodles, along with a choice of pork, shrimp or octopus and any number of toppings, including corn, bean sprouts, spring onions, rice cakes, cheese and fish flakes.
But okonomiyaki -- which translates to "as you like it," a reference to the numerous combinations one can choose -- is more than just a cheap meal or a novelty for tourists.
Indeed, okonomiyaki can be used as a convenient icebreaker for Americans who are, say, invited to the Japanese home of a family that does not speak much English.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A54546-2004Oct22?language=printer   (832 words)

  
 Okonomiyaki FUGETSU
Loved throughout the ages in Japan, "Okonomiyaki" is often described as a "Japanese-style pizza" and it is a dish that is especially popular in Osaka.
This means that making Okonomiyaki one of your daily meals is actually a great way to take in the proper number of calories you need.
When making Okonomiyaki at home, be sure to use a variety of vegetables, increase their quantity, and try to add one special addition all your own.
www.ideaosaka.co.jp /web/english/okonomiyaki   (827 words)

  
 Okonomiyaki
Okonomiyaki is a Japanese-style savory pancake or pizza.
In Osaka-style okonomiyaki, the ingredients are mixed with the batter and cooked, while in Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki, noodles are added to the ingredients, which are cooked separately between two thin pancakes.
Turn the okonomiyaki over with two spatulas, press it to flatten the bottom, and cook until the other side is golden.
www.moscowfoodcoop.com /archive/okonomiyaki.html   (564 words)

  
 Okonomiyaki, Japanese Pizza, available online from ImportFood.com
Okonomiyaki are savory pancakes made with diced meat and vegetables.
With this wheat flour mix, Okonomiyakiko, you can make flavorful Okonomiyaki easily, the kit includes everything you need except you also need okonomi sauce for the topping (that sauce is not included in the kit).
Flip the okonomiyaki with pork side down, and use spatulas to round the edges.
importfood.com /rtok4301.html   (328 words)

  
 Chow Times: Okonomiyaki
Okonomiyaki is a popular Japanese dish developed from an Edo era snack.
We first tasted Okonomiyaki when we were living in Kuala Lumpur where there is one and only one okonomiyaki place in Cheras.
Okonomiyaki is very fun dish as the name goes you can put anything you like and you can create your own style.
chowtimes.com /2006/05/okonomiyaki.html   (731 words)

  
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Hiroshima Okonomiyaki is the layered vegetable and meat signature dish served with a sweet and savory sauce.
The menu is simple and includes only a few types of okonomiyaki, but you can also choose from a variety of ingredients to create your own magic combination; including "mochi" rice cake, noodles and the usual assortment of seafood and meat.
I brought a friend from Tokyo to this restaurant and she was happy with the "Teppan-type table", as she had never had okonomiyaki before in that style.
www.gethiroshima.com /en/Places/Restaurants/Okonomiyaki/details?placeid=50061   (662 words)

  
 okonomiyaki
Okonomiyaki are large, savory pancakes made with diced seafood, meat and vegetables.
In some restaurants your okonomiyaki will be cooked for you, but in others, you cook it yourself on the hotplate in your table.
After turning, brush the top of the pancake with okonomiyaki sauce, then sprinkle it with aonori (green seaweed powder) and katsuo (dried bonito shavings).
www.pi-at.com /megu/joysoccer/okonomiyaki..htm   (399 words)

  
 GMAN: Okonomiyaki (Japanese Pizza)
Okonomiyaki is usually made from flour, water, eggs and cabbage.
I had the Okonomiyaki with squid (you can also choose from beef, pork or shrimp toppings), and I also had the Octopus Balls...er, I mean Takoyaki.
There is a great Okonomiyaki place here in Toronto one block south west of bloor and yonge street neat Charles and Bay St. It is just behind the large Manulife Center.
www.greggman.com /japan/okonomiyaki/okonomiyaki.htm   (2056 words)

  
 Okonomiyaki please - San Francisco Bay Area - Chowhound.com
The okonomiyaki at Tanto is the one truly bad dish I've had there.
I've only had okonomiyaki in Japan once, but the version at Izumiya, if not "super-authentic" is at least recognizably in the authentic style.
My personal favorite is their Mix Modern Yaki, which starts with a mixed ingredient okonomiyaki and tops it with yakisoba, a plain egg omelette and then the traditional okonomiyaki toppings.
www.chowhound.com /topics/326656   (908 words)

  
 Okonomiyaki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
This is Okonomiyaki, a Japanese delicacy that is prepared in front of the customer according to his or her order.
At each table is a long griddle that serves as both the cooking surface and the eating surface.
Okonomiyaki starts with cabbage, a flour paste, and eggs.
www.webmonkey.com /webmonkey/03/43/stuff/okono1.html   (75 words)

  
 UKYO! OKONOMIYAKI!
She and her father owns an okonomiyaki cart, that is before Genma took it away and left her...
Ranma thinks she's giving the okonomiyaki to him because she draws pictures on them with sauce.
As mentioned, Ukyo is an expert okonomiyaki cook, aside from being a martial artist.
www.geocities.com /pigtail_chronicles/2/ukyo.html   (543 words)

  
 Ukyo Kuonji Information
Ukyo Kuonji is an okonomiyaki or Japanese pizza cook who is Ranma Saotome's oldest friend.
After Ukyo decided to abandon her womanhood, she trained to be an okonomiyaki chef by the raging sea, consumed by the desire to get revenge on Ranma.
Her style is based in the preparation of okonomiyaki, using food-based moves to confuse and defeat her opponents.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Ukyo_Kuonji   (1278 words)

  
 Easy home-style Japanese food
Yakisoba is stir-fried noodles with meat and vegetables; the third, nikujaga, is a hearty stew combining niku (meat) and jaga (potatoes).
In Japan, it fills a market niche similar to pizza, being relatively inexpensive and available in specialized restaurants (okonomiyaki-ya) where customers choose their own fillings and the okonomiyaki is cooked on a griddle at each table.
Both the bottled okonomiyaki and yakisoba sauces are reminiscent of American steak sauces that combine ketchup and Worchestshire sauce.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/examiner/archive/1999/06/23/EPICURE7456.dtl   (1139 words)

  
 (Let's Cook OKONOMIYAKI !)
At first, I could not make good Okonomiyaki; however, as I tried many times to improve it, I was finally able to make my own delicious Okonomiyaki.
The Okonomiyaki introduced here is not only fried with water and flour; the flour will only be used as a glue to stick all the ingredients together.
Okonomiyaki is a healthy food with a lot of vegetables in it.
markun.cs.shinshu-u.ac.jp /hobby/okonomi/index-e.html   (856 words)

  
 Okonomiyaki + Recipe on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Japanese families usually cook Okonomiyaki on a Hot Plate or Teppanyaki Grill in the middle of the dining table much like Fondue.
Pour Okonomiyaki powder and water or milk into a bowl and mix until the lumps disappear and it is smooth.
Put eggs, nagaimo, sakuraebi (Sakura Shrimp), cabbage and the Okonomiyaki powder mixture together and mix it gently from the bottom to soak it with air.
www.flickr.com /photos/glitterboi/303253935   (501 words)

  
 Waka-taka Okonomiyaki
The roots of Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki lie in something called "Issen youshoku" (one-penny Western food) that spread across western Japan like cheap candy before the war.
Wheat flour was mixed with water and spread in a circle on a griddle.
From these beginnings, meat and cabbage were added to the mix after the war and the modern Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki was born.
www.hiroshimaokonomiyaki.com   (281 words)

  
 Okonomiyaki - Japanese Pan Fried Cake - Japanese Food
Okonomiyaki is a type of Japanese pan-fried batter cake that is topped with various ingredients.
Okonomiyaki is generally eaten in okonomiyaki fast food restaurants rather than at home.
In Japan okonomiyaki, is usually associated with Hiroshima and the Kansai region.
www.japan-101.com /food/dining_okonomiyaki.htm   (301 words)

  
 Quick Ramen Okonomiyaki recipe to reverse and prevent heart disease - Healing Heart Foundation (www.kumu.org)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
While ramen is cooking, mix flour, water and egg replacer to make a batter and then add all other ingredients except the okonomiyaki sauce, the green onions and the nori flakes, mixing well.
Okonomiyaki is prepared in Japan on a griddle that is part of the counter-top serving bar, with customers sitting on stools and sliding their pancake from the hot griddle onto the serving area as they eat.
Okonomiyaki sauce can be found in many Asian markets, especially those featuring Japanese foods.
heart.kumu.org /okonomiyaki.html   (466 words)

  
 Okonomiyaki and Yakisoba 1 - Cookbook for Kids - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The eating style in many of these restaurants is to sit around the griddle, fry the food oneself, and eat it once it is ready.
Okonomiyaki is also simple to make at home.
The fun of cooking together is one of the reasons okonomiyaki is so popular among kids.
web-jpn.org /kidsweb/cook/part5/5-1.html   (152 words)

  
 Okonomiyaki
Japanese cuisine -- okonomiyaki (savory pancakes) Okonomiyaki restaurants (okonomiyaki-ya) serve large, savory pancakes made with diced seafood, meat and vegetables.
The okonomiyaki style of cooking originated in Osaka and continues to be most popular there, although okonomiyaki-ya can be found throughout the country.
Okonomiyaki-ya also serve yakisoba (fried Chinese noodles with vegetables), as well as some egg-based dishes that are closer to omelettes than pancakes.
www.masterstech-home.com /The_Kitchen/Recipes/International_Recipes/Asian_Recipes/OkonomiyakiSavoryPancakes.html   (373 words)

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