Living Italian Style Toronto
Who do you speak Italian to? Nonni, cousins in Italy
Passion: Hiking and distance running
Goal in life: Hike the E1 trail (from Palermo to Norway)
What’s your typical lunch? Panino with leftover fettine
Your best dish: My spaghetti alla carbonara
Best Italian neighhourhood: College Street
Main difference between first generation and second/third: The opportunities to pursue education.
Who is your role model? Both my Nonnos who immigrated to Canada.
Most important family value: That family time, especially if eating is involved, is sacred.
Do you identify as Italian-Canadian or Canadian-Italian? Italian-Canadian
What does Panoram Italia represent to you? It’s a way to stay engaged and learn about the Italian-Canadian community in my city.
Best memory growing up Italian-Canadian: Parading down St. Clair after the 2006 World Cup win.