Originating from the Tokyo area, monjayaki is another savory "pancake". The differences between okonomiyaki and monjayaki are the seasonings and cooking style. Okonomiyaki is a firmer pancake form, while monjayaki is softer, spread throughout the iron cooktop, and eaten straight from that heat source.
I love both dishes, but if I had a choice I would go for the monjayaki. It's lighter and more fun to eat because of its interactivity right in front of you on the cooktop.
|Ingredients added and the cooking begins|
|Cooking the monjayaki at the table|
|Enjoying the table side monjayaki|