Parmigiana with a pinch of healthiness. A great vegetarian option on its own or as a side dish
The origins of this traditional dish are disputed. Jamie Oliver refers to it as a “classic northern Italian recipe” and is in good company: Antonio Carluccio confesses “I’ve never known whether this dish is called ‘parmigiana’ because it comes from Parma, or because it’s made with Parmesan cheese”. But although the name may be claimed by the north, Carluccio concedes that the recipe stems from Sicily in the South.
My own Parmigiana story has less exotic origins! Continue reading