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dkennedy Oct 23, 2012 02:15 PM

I also love Okonomiyaki. Which book is your recipe from Gio?

  1. blue room Oct 25, 2012 09:26 AM

    These ingredients seem much like Chinese egg foo yung, with flour added, of course. So I can figure the flavor in my head -- except for the Worcestershire -- !
    Is Japanese tonkatsu much like Worcestershire?

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    1. re: blue room
      Gio Oct 25, 2012 10:59 AM

      Tonkatsu Sauce:
      1 tsp. dry mustard powder
      1 cup ketchup
      ¼ cup Worcestershire
      4 tsp. soy sauce
      Mix the dry mustard with a little water to make a paste then add the other ingredients.

      There also a topping for okonomiyaki called Okonomi Sauce which is basically the same sauce but w/out the mustard...:
      Mix 3 tbs of ketchup, with 1 tbs of Worcestershire sauce, with 1 tsp of Soy Sauce.

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        Gio Oct 25, 2012 11:28 AM

        Here are 2 variations on the theme...
        http://justonecookbook.com/blog/pantr...

      2. re: blue room
        jen kalb Oct 27, 2012 06:20 AM

        similar TYPES of ingredients, but totally different texture and flavor to egg foo yung
        we have a bottle of tonkatsu sauce we use for this - it last for years, also a squeezie of japanese mayo, ditto..

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        phokonomiyaki Oct 24, 2012 02:46 PM

        Hi. Here is a great resource for recipes and information on okonomiyaki - http://okonomiyakiworld.com - good luck.

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        1. re: phokonomiyaki
          Gio Oct 25, 2012 06:25 AM

          That Is a great resource, phokonomiyaki. Many thanks for supplying the link.

        2. Gio Oct 24, 2012 04:32 AM

          The recipe I use:
          http://www.simplesteps.org/recipes/okonomiyaki-japanese-pancake

          My report for Japanese month:
          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/8312...

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            dkennedy Oct 24, 2012 06:59 AM

            Thanks for this link Gio!

            1. re: dkennedy
              Gio Oct 24, 2012 07:06 AM

              You're welcome DK. I just found the following site that is dedicated to okonomiyaki...! Haven't even read any of the posts yet but it Does look promising. All this talk about these pancakes is making me think it would be a good Friday night meal this week...

              http://okonomiyakirecipes.com/

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                dkennedy Oct 24, 2012 08:27 AM

                I am going to have to try making this. Can't wait to explore the okonomiyaki site you've uncovered.

          2. jen kalb Oct 23, 2012 02:20 PM

            i love okonomiyaki too! - heres the recipe Ive used before
            there are plenty of simpler recipes (for example leaving out the yam), but this one is easy y once you pull the ingredients together, and interesting
            http://justhungry.com/okonomiyaki-osa...

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              dkennedy Oct 23, 2012 02:44 PM

              Thanks for sharing, Jen.

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                mariacarmen Oct 24, 2012 10:16 AM

                that looks sooooo good. Gio's link too. i love okonomiyaki, although i just discovered them last year. going to have to make one - i like having both the more detailed link and the super simple one, because you can combine the two.

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