Parmigiana is a popular
dish. This means that many people have their own version. And all will claim, stare and solemnly swear their version is the original. They criticize all others. Most have a secret. And keep that close.The cheese used for parmigiana is pecorino. Although many started using parmesan cheese. Towards Naples people use mozzarella cheese. Caciocavallo
is another valid option.Some add ingredients. Ham, eggs and who-knows-what-else. It is up to you. The risk is to overload the dish. Parmigiana is a healthy simple dish. The American variant differs from the Sicilian one. There the idea of parmigiana indicates the layering. Instead of aubergine they use chicken.Serve parmigiana as a main dish with bread. Few dishes embrace bread as this dish does. Leave the bread and have yourself a starter.It is of absolute importance to let the parmigiana cool down. Leave it overnight sitting in the fridge. Serve cool.