My name is Josenir and I am Brazilian in origin. I live in the province of Varese.

Nowadays, I can say I feel fairly integrated in the society in which I live. People are sociable; on Sunday they go to Church and after Mass they organise a communal lunch, which I like very much. I think this is all the more wonderful because in my home country there are not many Catholics. Often, each person brings a typical dish to share with everyone.

I can find the ingredients I need for my country’s typical dishes in the larger supermarkets.

My mother tongue is Portuguese, then with time I also learned Italian, and I know a bit of English.