Japanese street food Okonomiyaki originated from Hiroshima.
once faced with nuclear attack Japan in hiroshima G7 Summit is being organized. Where veteran leaders of many countries including PM Modi of India have reached. for this event hiroshima city There have been many reasons for choosing Japan’s Prime Minister Kishida says that through the G-7 summit, he wants to give a message to the countries of the world that they need a world where there are no nuclear weapons. The name Okonomiyaki is included in the food menu of the G7 summit. This also has a connection with the attacks in Hiroshima.
Okonomiyaki is a famous street food of Hiroshima. Which is famous all over Japan, but especially it is eaten more in Hiroshima, Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe. Let us know what is Okonomiyaki’s connection with Hiroshima’s nuclear attack.
Okonomiyaki was born due to nuclear attack
According to Japanese media reports, Okonomiyaki is made by mixing flour, eggs, cheese, fish, noodles and white cabbage. Okonomiyaki is made in two different ways. The first Okonomiyaki is prepared in Kansai and the second in Hiroshima style. All the ingredients are mixed to prepare Okonomiyaki Kansai. At the same time, these things are kept in the form of layers to prepare it in Hiroshima style.
Now let us understand what is its connection with the nuclear devastation in Hiroshima in 1945. On August 6, 1945, Hiroshima was destroyed when America attacked Japan. There was a shortage of food here. To satisfy the hunger of the people, the trend of instant pancakes started. Which started being made from the flour provided by America. As the situation in the city improved, many experiments were done in it so that people do not get bored with it.
Pork, cabbage, eggs, noodles were used along with pancakes. It was named Hiroshima Okonomiyaki. Which means cooked as you like in English.
Many Varieties of Okonomiyaki
Over time, the Okonomiyaki Academy here has created many variations of this dish. Which will now be served at the G7 summit. During this summit, many varieties of Okonomiyaki will be present in Japanese restaurants. Apart from this, maple syrup sauce will be specially available for Canadians, sausage for German leaders and fish and chips for British leaders.
Trying to spread the message of peace through food
The BBC report says, compared to other parts of Japan, Hiroshima has the highest number of such restaurants, which are famous for Okonomiyaki. This food has been a part of the survival of the people here. This is the reason why it has been made a part of the food menu of the G7 Summit as a specialty of Hiroshima. Through this food, Japan wants to show the spirit of Hiromisha who recovered from devastation to the countries of the world and also give a message of peace.
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