Gastronomy Italian

La ricetta del giorno: Risotto al radicchio

Ingredienti per 4 persone:
– 350 g Riso Carnaroli
– 1 cespo Radicchio
– 100 g Pancetta affumicata
– 3 cucchiai Parmigiano reggiano
– 1 cipolla
– Brodo vegetale
– Vino bianco
– Olio extravergine d’oliva
– Sale

Preparazione: Sciacquate il radicchio e asciugatelo. Mettete un paio di cucchiai di olio extravergine di oliva in una grande pentola con la cipolla tritata finemente e la pancetta o il guanciale a cubetti e fate rosolare fino a quando diventerà colorita. (more…)

Covid-19 Updates English Health & Medicine

Public attitudes towards Covid-19 vaccines around the world

TORONTO – Given the importance of achieving high vaccine coverage to mitigate the impacts of Covid-19, the effectiveness to do so will depend on the number of people willing to get vaccinated. So far, the numbers do not seem overwhelming.

People’s attitudes towards vaccines vary based on a number of factors including their concerns, their values and their lifestyles. GWI (GlobalWebIndex), a company providing market research and insight to agencies around the world, collected research data from various countries to gauge public perception towards the Covid-19 vaccine. (more…)

Education Matters English

“The road to Hell is paved with good intentions”

TORONTO – In the schools I attended, this maxim was often repeated by teachers to drive home the point that we should think before we act, if for no other reason than to limit unforeseen consequences. In the political arena where I engaged to discharge my civic obligations, there were “minefields galore”. (more…)

English Show Biz

All about the Sanremo Festival:
the program and where to see it

SANREMO – It is the first Sanremo Festival without the audience in the hall and with recorded applause: due to Covid-19, in fact, the historic event dedicated to the Italian song – which starts tonight (Tuesday 2 March) and ends Saturday 6 March – takes place “behind closed doors”. (more…) ***This project is made possible in part thanks to the financial support of Canadian Heritage;