Living Italian Style Toronto
Who do you speak Italian to? My mom speaks Italian to me.
Passion: Teaching/working with children, the Italian language and culture and travel
Goal in life: To be fluent in Italian and travel to as many countries as possible
What’s your typical lunch? Salad or panino
Your best dish: Lasagna (it’s my mom’s recipe)
Best Italian neighhourhood: College Street
Your favourite Italian-Canadian expression: “Cosa si mangia oggi?”
Main difference between first generation and second/third: For me it’s my inability to speak the language, which I one day hope to learn.
Who is your role model? My parents and my grandparents
Most important family value: Loyalty and respect
Do you identify as Italian-Canadian or Canadian-Italian? Italian-Canadian
What does Panoram Italia represent to you? The preservation of Italian culture in Canada and keeping everyone connected
Best memory growing up Italian-Canadian: Making gnocchi with my nonna
Photography by Giulio Muratori
Makeup by Monica de las Casa Rosati