Grab your takoyaki pan and whip up dozens of adorable, delicious recipes from traditional Japanese street foods to inventive breakfast-inspired creations and scrumptious mash-up bites.
This delightful, illustrated cookbook takes you step-by-step through dozens of recipes to make with your takoyaki pan — from the traditional Japanese “octopus ball” street foods to inventive creations inspired by kitchens around the world. Recipes include:
Traditional octopus takoyaki
Salmon onigiri (rice balls)
Rice cups with salmon roe and seaweed
Cheesy hash brown bites
Pigs in a blanket
Jalapeno cornbread balls
Sweets & desserts
Matcha cake pops
Molten brownie bites
Sweet cream and berry dumplings
. . . and many more!
Whether you have a stove-top version or electric takoyaki pan, chef Jessica Harlan has you covered. She shows you how to mix up batters, prepare hidden centers, fry up your takoyaki creations and beautifully decorate and garnish them. These fun, delightful dishes are perfect for every occasion — from afterschool snacks to entertaining finger foods.