Okonomiyaki Pancake with Drizzled Honey

Okonomiyaki Style Pancake with Drizzled Honey and osu apple cider vinegar


For the pancake:

  • 130g buckwheat flour
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ tsp green spirulina powder (optional)
  • 2 tbsp OSU Original
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 100g shredded savoy cabbage

For the sauce:

  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp OSU Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 tsp tamari (or dark soy)
  • 1 tsp ponzu (or lime juice)

Optional garnish: 

  • 2 tbsp kewpie or plain mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp pickled ginger
  • 2 tsp Seaweed flakes
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds


  1. Add the buckwheat flour, eggs, spirulina if using, OSU Apple Cider Vinegar and vegetable oil in a bowl and whisk to a smooth batter.
  2. Combine the honey, OSU Apple Cider Vinegar, tamari and ponzu in a bowl and set aside.
  3. Drain and fold your cabbage through the pancake batter, then spoon it into a hot frying pan in heaped rounds to get a nice thick pancake. Fry for 4 minutes one each side until golden and mottled.
  4. Serve your pancakes with a generous spoonful of the OSU sauce and your choice of garnish options.

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Apple Cider Vinegar & Apple Juice
Apple Cider Vinegar & Apple Juice
Apple Cider Vinegar & Apple Juice
500ml £6.99

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We use 200 years of Japanese craft to blend 100% natural apple juice with apple cider vinegar for a smoother taste. Our apple cider vinegar is always raw, unpasteurised and with the Mother.

Concentrated Apple Juice (56%), Apple Cider Vinegar (44%), All Natural!

Typical Values per 100g- Energy: 774 kJ/182 kcals, Fat: <0.5g, of which Saturates: 0.1g, Carbohydrates: 39.9g, of which Sugars: 36.4g, Fibre: 0.6, Protein: <0.5g, Salt: <0.01g

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