What the World Eats ? : Have a dinner !
What the World Eats ?
Have a dinner !
Bia Zanoa, June 14, 2007
The Aboubakar family of Breidjing Camp


The Aboubakar family of Breidjing Camp




What's on family dinner tables in fifteen different homes around the globe? Photographs by Peter Menzel and Faith D'Aluisio from the book "Hungry Planet"

Chad:
The Aboubakar family of Breidjing Camp
Food expenditure for one week:
685 CFA Francs or $1.23
Favorite foods:
soup with fresh sheep meat.

Editor’s Point of view: amazement, for subsaharian Africa, the California photographers chosed a refugee camp quite simply…


The Ahmed family of Cairo


The Ahmed family of Cairo




Egypt: The Ahmed family of Cairo
Food expenditure for one week: 387.85 Egyptian Pounds or $68.53
Family recipe: Okra and mutton.


The Al Haggan family of Kuwait City
The Al Haggan family of Kuwait City


Kuwait: The Al Haggan family of Kuwait City
Food expenditure for one week: 63.63 dinar or $221.45
Family recipe: Chicken biryani with basmati rice.


The Bainton family of Cllingbourne Ducis


The Bainton family of Cllingbourne Ducis




Great Britain: The Bainton family of Cllingbourne Ducis
Food expenditure for one week: 155.54 British Pounds or $253.15
Favorite foods: avocado, mayonnaise sandwich, prawn cocktail, chocolate fudge cake with cream.


The Batsuuri family of Ulaanbaatar


The Batsuuri family of Ulaanbaatar




Mongolia: The Batsuuri family of Ulaanbaatar
Food expenditure for one week: 41,985.85 togrogs or $40.02
Family recipe: Mutton dumplings.


The Casales family of Cuernavaca


The Casales family of Cuernavaca




Mexico: The Casales family of Cuernavaca
Food expenditure for one week: 1,862.78 Mexican Pesos or $189.09
Favorite foods: pizza, crab, pasta, chicken.


The Caven family of California
The Caven family of California


United States: The Caven family of California
Food expenditure for one week: $159.18
Favorite foods: beef stew, berry yogurt sundae, clam chowder, ice cream.


The Dong family of Beijing


The Dong family of Beijing




China: The Dong family of Beijing
Food expenditure for one week: 1,233.76 Yuan or $155.06
Favorite foods: fried shredded pork with sweet and sour sauce.


The Manzo family of Sicily

The Manzo family of Sicily



Italy: The Manzo family of Sicily
Food expenditure for one week: 214.36 Euros or $260.11
Favorite foods: fish, pasta with ragu, hot dogs, frozen fish sticks.


The Melander family of Bargteheide


The Melander family of Bargteheide




Germany: The Melander family of Bargteheide
Food expenditure for one week: 375.39 Euros or $500.07
Favorite foods: fried potatoes with onions, bacon and herring, fried noodles with eggs and cheese, pizza, vanilla pudding.


The Namgay family of Shingkhey Village
The Namgay family of Shingkhey Village


Bhutan: The Namgay family of Shingkhey Village
Food expenditure for one week: 224.93 ngultrum or $5.03
Family recipe: Mushroom, cheese and pork.


The Revis family of North Carolina


The Revis family of North Carolina




United States: The Revis family of North Carolina
Food expenditure for one week: $341.98
Favorite foods: spaghetti, potatoes, sesame chicken.


The Sobczynscy family of Konstancin-Jeziorna
The Sobczynscy family of Konstancin-Jeziorna


Poland: The Sobczynscy family of Konstancin-Jeziorna
Food expenditure for one week: 582.48 Zlotys or $151.27
Family recipe: Pig's knuckles with carrots, celery and parsnips.


The Ukita family of Kodaira City


The Ukita family of Kodaira City




Japan: The Ukita family of Kodaira City
Food expenditure for one week: 37,699 Yen or $317.25
Favorite foods: Sashimi, fruit, cake, potato chips.


The Ayme family of Tingo


The Ayme family of Tingo




Ecuador: The Ayme family of Tingo
Food expenditure for one week: $31.55
Family recipe: Potato soup with cabbage.