She wanted to explore the world and travel, giving her now 10-year-old daughter opportunities she could cherish. Being a translator and a single mom has given her the bases to pursue this dream of travel. At times, it can be tough being a single mom in a new country, but she takes this with determination and passion. She continues to show her daughter that you can accomplish anything if you put your mind to it. Dominique’s story is an inspiration to many single moms out there who are trying to live their dream of building a life in Italy.
I have decided to try to make it. I make my own sourdough starter, so this should not be hard. Right? It is not hard at all just follow the recipe below. Soon you too will have Sour Cream to use in your favorite recipes.
Gina Mazza currently lives in Florence with her beautiful 7 month old daughter and her husband Alessio. Originally from Vancouver, Canada, Gina wanted to share with us the story of her coming here and how she overcame some of the cultural differences she encountered when settling in.
Read more her story……From Vancouver, Canada to Florence, Italy
By Ela Vasilescu – Writer/Journalist
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