OKONOMIYAKI (Japanese Pizza / Japanese Savory Pancake)【Recipe Video】. Okonomiyaki (お好み焼き, o-konomi-yaki) (listen (help · info)) is a Japanese savory pancake containing a variety of ingredients in a wheat-flour-based batter; it is an example of konamon (flour-based Japanese cuisine). The name is derived from the word okonomi, meaning "how you like" or "what you like", and …