Japan has the world's tenth-largest population, with over 127 million people. The Greater Tokyo Area, which includes the de facto capital city of Tokyo and several surrounding prefectures, is the largest metropolitan area in the world, with over 30 million residents. Japan is an archipelago of 6,852 islands. Most of the islands are mountainous and many are volcanic such as Mount Fuji, Japan's highest peak.
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"We didn't realize just how attached we would become to Yuna, our Japanese daughter. Now, we can't picture life without her."
— The Carver family
Mix together the flour, salt, and baking powder. Mix in the water. Add all the remaining ingredients and mix them together thoroughly.
Heat an oiled frying pan or griddle. Spoon the mixture onto the hot surface and spread it into a round shape, less than 1 in. thick.When air bubbles start to rise in the middle of the okonomiyaki, flip it with a spatula and fry the other side.
Spread with sauce and eat while warm.