Don Don Yaki


New version of okonomiyaki served on chopsticks

Don Don Yaki

Don Don Yaki, a Japanese savoury pancake with various ingredients, is a modified version of Monjayaki of Tokyo to make it suitable to take home. This Yamagata-style Don Don Yaki popular in Murayama area is added an extra touch of convenience – it is served rolled around a pair of chopsticks so that it is easy and convenient on the go. It was invented around 1938 by a person named Kamekichi Oba, who rolled the pancake around a piece of wood stick. Others who learnt how to make Don Don Yaki found it difficult to roll it around a single, thin stick, so they used two sticks, or a pair of flat, disposable chopsticks. Soy sauce was commonly used as the topping sauce, but was gradually replaced by thick and sweet sauce as it became more popular among people.

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