Takoyaki in Osaka


There are many takoyaki” store in Osaka. This popular Japanese octopus-ball is made of flour-based batter with chunks of octopus, scallions, tempura scraps (tenkasu) and pickled ginger, then poured into special takoyaki pan and fried until golden brown, and lastly smeared with sweet brown sauce, mayonnaise, and dried bonito flakes (katsuobushi) on top. Takoyaki has been famous in Osaka and the surrounding Kansai area since the early 1930’s.

06. November 2014 by Joey
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