Parm-O-Rama Offer Free Lockdown Cookalong

Local food vendor Parm-O-Rama have announced they’ll be doing a free live cookalong!

Parm-O-Rama have become renown in Newcastle for offering authentic and delicious parmos! Owner Jonny Hesketh, who originally hails from Middlesbrough, spent months perfecting his parmos and building his parmo wagon to offer the North East the best parmos around, and has been incredibly popular at venues and events like By the River Brew’s HWKRMKT and Wylam Breweries Battle of the Burger.

Jonny is passionate about the Middlesborough born delicacy and wanted to give Newcastle a taste of what an original parmo should taste like. If you’re not familiar with what a parmo is, they’re traditionally made out of chicken covered in breadcrumbs, bechamel sauce and cheese. As you can imagine, they’re not healthiest options, but they sure are yummy!

Jonny has stated on Parm-O-Rama’s Facebook page;

“We’re all living through difficult times at the moment, so we’ve decided to try bring some cheer and joy to everyone. The Parm-O-Rama Cookalong live! Wether you’re at home on your own, with a partner or the family everyone can get involved and make Teessides finest delicacy!”

The cookalong will be held on Instagram Live from Parm-O-Rama’s Instagram page @parmorama at 5pm on Tuesday 7th April.

Although they won’t be giving away their signature bechamel sauce recipe (believe me, it tastes amazing), they have posted a list of essential ingredients for the “Lockdown Parmo” which will be an easy to make from home recipe;

Plain Flour



Chicken Breasts


Breadcrumbs (or alternative)

Salt & Pepper

Cooking Oil (vegetable, rapeseed or sunflower)

Grated Cheese (Jonny recommends Red Leicester and/ or grated mature cheddar)

To serve, the parmo tastes best with sides such as chips, wedges, coleslaw and salad, as well as some garlic sauce!

So, to give yourself a new cooking challenge and a delicious meal whoever you’re eating with either at home or through a Houseparty call, don’t forget to to follow Parm-O-Rama’s Instagram page and log in on Tuesday at 5pm for a truly unique experience.

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Parm-O-Rama’s traditional parmo

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