A parmesan, otherwise knows as a parmo
. Is a flattened piece of meat, whether it be chicken breast, pork, or in some cases beef; coated in a white starchy-like sauce; coated with cheese
(often parmesan or chedder cheese) a 'parmo
' or 'parmesan
' is not to be mistaken with the disgusting parmesan cheese).
Sometimes there are variations, such as different cheeses, or the addition of bolognese on top of the aforementioned meats (along with the cheese). They are often sold as 'half' or 'full' depending on whether or not you want a whole chicken's worth of meat (usually a measure of two flattened chicken breasts).
This type of meal is a North Eastern dish, found in England
and not limited to (but common in) Middlesbrough
, but also found in neighbouring towns and cities alike and is favoured by many. The chance is great that you will not find it in central Newcastle
It is often served with chips and/or salad with further toppings of; salad cream, garlic, chilli or barbeque sauce. Depending on your preference. The price can vary from as little as £4.00 up to £7.00