メルバ先生 英文記事紹介 No.62
Okonomiyaki is one of the famous food in Japan. It comes from the term okonomi that literally means to one's liking. It is a popular pan-fried food and usually consists of batter and cabbage.The toppings may vary from one's taste and it could be from wasabi,cheese, meat and seafood. It could also mean in English as"As-you-like-it Pancake but its taste is not sweet as what pancakes should be.In some other restaurants in Japan, it is being served and ready to be eaten but there are also restaurants that the costumer will personally cooked it. There are different cooking style of okonomiyaki one is the Kansai style the other one is the Hiroshima style.They differ in their procedures of cooking but generally the ingredients are the same.
I haven't eaten in a Japanese restaurant yet that's why I am not so familiar of Japanese dishes but I have only eaten tempura because it's quite cheap compared to others.Sushi is the famous dish that represents the country but there is this okonomiyaki. Although, I haven't tasted it yet it is somewhat delicious and healthy to eat. Moreover, it is very easy to prepare.One can do it at home and can just eat in not so expensive cost. Since it's a pancake I think of it as sweet but its not. It is somewhat the same to pizza.