Wednesday, August 8, 2012

A Japan Photo per Day - Popular Japanese food, Okonomiyaki

Since Okonomiyaki is one of the most popular Japanese dishes, you may be tempted to believe that it is one of the old traditional Japanese foods… However, although a type of pancake desert called Funoyaki was known during the Edo Period, Okonomiyaki as we know it today was invented in Osaka just before the WWII and became popular during the war, when rice was scarce and people started searching for recipes using the available ingredients.

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