Italian Eggplant Parmesan: The Ideal Comfort Food Of All Time
Updated : August 10, 2021 10:08 IST
Grab a full bite of a healthy and tasty Italian eggplant parmesan.
Eggplant parmesan is one of the topmost comfort foods of Italy that is now famed all over the world. Of course, there must be a reason and great significance behind the same so let's get into that. Italian foods are prepared with just a handful of ingredients. However, using one of the finest enhances both the taste and the trusted quality that helps make it unique and desirable. The simplicity, the methodology all adds up to make Italian cuisines exclusive and extraordinary from other countries.
What is Parmesan?
Parmesan is a complex, dry type of cheese that is freshly and finely grated then topped over on mostly Italian foods. If you’re in the cities of Italy, you are going to hear the term ‘Parmigiano- Reggiano’ used instead of parmesan. Whether you call it parmesan or Parmigiano Reggiano, it’s more or less the same thing. The difference is that Parmigiano hails from an inevitable part of Italy, whereas parmesan cheese can be made and found globally. Parmigiano- Reggiano is a classic, made and found only in Italy and the countries from where it has originated that uses the signature and unique ingredients in the whole making.
How is eggplant parmesan prepared?
Eggplant parmesan is an Italian dish that is very easy to put together and relatively healthy to eat. The dish involves simple steps; the eggplant is dipped in eggs or dredged in all-purpose flour and further baked to perfection till it is fluffy and bubbly. Before baking, the eggplant has a touch up of olive oil, layered in with mozzarella and parmesan cheese packed in with basil and spices. Eggplant parmesan is layered according to one’s desire and preparation style, thus known and found in many variations.
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If you're on a world tour and have chosen to be in the beautiful city of Italy, make sure to explore interesting cuisines and delicacies. We highly recommend you try out this eggplant parmesan.