Negi-yaki… Home-style green okonomiyaki

GOURMANDE in OSAKA

Negi-yaki is a variation of okonomiyaki, where cabbage is replaced by negi green leeks.

On the photo (follow like a clock ), you can see :
The leek greens being cut with scissors.
Fish powder
Aonori seaweed powder,
Natto,
Shirasu fish bait,
Maitake mushroom,
Ami ebi (salty shrimps),
Grated potato.

So today’s mission is to cook negi-yaki (leek-yaki).
In Osaka, classical topping is “gyusuji” which is… some stew of some parts of beef.
It’s “my version”. Like there was my version of oyster okonomiyaki a while ago.
Another day, I will make one *like in the shops* because they have let me see some of the secrets, eh, eh, eh…

Shita-aji :
Litterally “under-taste”. That’s the flavoring that makes a dish taste Japanese.
Most of it comes from soy sauce and dashi (fish broth).

Dashi :
Dashi stock is made by simmering briefly fish flakes or fish powder or dried…

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