Okonomiyaki

Savoury Japanese Cabbage Pancake

Preparation info

  • Serves

    1

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Recipes from Brixton Village

Recipes from Brixton Village

By Miss South

Published 2014

  • About

Okonomiyaki means ‘as you like it’ and is a type of savoury pancake. Okan specialises in them and owner Moto described them to me in the terms below that can only be described as a love letter.

I grew up with this dish in Osaka.

The sweetie shop on the corner had a little griddle and they cooked a very simple okonomiyaki for the equivalent of 20p as a kids’ snack. It was a thin batter and processed ham but with a bit of sauce it was delicious. When I invited fr