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1[mass noun] A hard, dry cheese used chiefly in grated form, especially on Italian dishes.‘spoon some pasta into each bowl, season with freshly ground black pepper, and sprinkle with Parmesan’
- ‘Grating 75g of Parmesan takes longer than you might think, but no longer than it takes for the pasta to cook.’
- ‘Stir them into the rice with the grated Parmesan and a grinding of black pepper.’
- ‘A sweet Sauternes, however, goes a treat with Wensleydale, Parmesan, Red Leicester, smoked cheese and Roquefort.’
- ‘Stir in the rest of the butter, the grated Parmesan, chopped parsley, chanterelles and salt and pepper to taste.’
- ‘Those specified were Dutch, Parmesan, Stilton and Swiss.’
- ‘The substance within the washtub simmered and bubbled, sending out the tangy aroma of tomatoes, oregano, Parmesan, garlic and basil.’
- ‘Pesto is big in the region, as the herb Basil is readily found, along with Parmesan and olive oil.’
- ‘It's not as soft as Brie, not as sharp as Bleu, and not as hard as Parmesan.’
- ‘Their mild, almost nutty flavour works well with a salty cheese such as feta - though they are sublime with shaved Parmesan too.’
- ‘Limit cheese intake to Parmesan or feta cheese (used on main dishes or salads).’
- ‘Mix the red wine vinegar, olive oil and grated Parmesan to produce a thick dressing.’
- ‘Add the mushrooms, Parmesan and remaining butter, stir till you have a creamy consistency, then season to taste with salt and pepper.’
- ‘On the EU's hit list are famous food names such as Parma Ham, Feta and Parmesan.’
- ‘Adding grated Parmesan and loads of chopped fresh parsley just finishes this off nicely.’
- ‘Drain the pasta, toss it with the artichokes, olive oil, parsley and Parmesan.’
- ‘You may have guessed by now that we Murphys love cheese, in particular fresh Parmesan and Stilton.’
- ‘Use just a touch of extra-flavorful cheeses like Parmesan, Romano and feta.’
- ‘John Heidecker sprinkles a blend of cheeses, including Romano and Parmesan, on the tomato sauce and pizza dough.’
- ‘Tip the bread into a bowl, add freshly grated Parmesan, a little cheddar, and a tablespoon of oil.’
- ‘Serve with extra freshly grated Parmesan if you like.’
2Northern English‘a chicken parmesan with chips and salad’another term for parmo‘a varied menu including parmesans, home-made steak pies, steaks, curries, and burgers’
- ‘The parmo (or parmesan) originated in Middlesbrough and is influenced by the Italian dish, the parmigiana, although there are big differences.’
- ‘During that first date, Vicky was served Mike's menu of fish cakes with spicy salsa, Teesside chicken parmesan with cheeky monkey chunky chips and raspberry meringue bomb.’
- ‘We are well known for parmesans so we thought we would try and make it a little extra special for people.’
- ‘The Full English Parmesan is a mammoth feast, it's got black pudding, sausages, bacon, fried egg, the works.’
- ‘We are doing a selection of special parmesans at special prices.’
- ‘Pizza Mondo serve a delicious range of pizzas, burgers, kebabs and parmesans.’
- ‘The Parmo Dog is the latest variation of the ever-popular Parmesan to be sold on Teesside.’
[usually postpositive] (of a dish) cooked or served with Parmesan.‘we ordered the calamari, gnocchi, and veal Parmesan’‘the bolognese sauce was delicious, but the Parmesan risotto lacked flavour’
- ‘Now onto what I ordered, the garlic mashed potatoes, truffle Mac and cheese, and veal Parmesan.’
- ‘We ordered the calamari, gnocchi, and veal parmesan.’
- ‘Try them all, but make room for my favorites: picanha, garlic beef, beef rib, lamb chops, pork parmesan, pork ribs, chicken legs, and rib eye.’
- ‘You may have been in an Italian restaurant where chefs use the purplish fruit in the popular dish eggplant parmesan.’
- ‘We started off our meal with the fried green tomatoes, corn on the cobb, roasted corn and Parmesan risotto fritters.’
- ‘Mike fixed them both an eggplant Parmesan and Caesar salad for dinner.’
Early 16th century: from French, from Italian parmigiano of Parma, where it was originally made.
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