The eggplant parmigiana is a dish made of fried eggplant and au gratin in the oven with tomato, mozzarella and parmesan cheese.

The name comes from "Parmiciana", ie the set of strips of wood, stacked, forming the Persian and reminiscent of the arrangement of the eggplant parmigiana in. The home of Parmesan is Sicily where you can find the typical eggplant parmigiana from, ie petrociane.