What the World eats – Part 1

Have you ever wonder, what do people eats in other country. How much do they spent to satisfied their craving stomach and what culturally diverse families eat for a week. This is what photographer Peter Menzel and creative team do on their visit to 30 families in 24 countries for 600 meals in all.

 Mongolia : The Batsuuri family of Ulaanbaatar
 
 Food expenditure for one week : 136.821 MYR or 41,985.85 togrogs or $40.02 
 Family recipe: Mutton dumplings

Following is the summary adapted from Hungry Planet: What the World Eats by the creative team behind the best-selling books, Material World: A Global Family Portrait, Women in the Material World, and Man Eating Bugs: The Art and Science of Eating Insects

 Italy : The Manzo family of Sicily
 
 Food expenditure for one week: 889.165 MYR or 214.36 Euros or $260.11
 Favorite foods: fish, pasta with ragu, hot dogs, frozen fish sticks

 Chad : The Aboubakar family of Breidjing Camp
 
 Food expenditure for one week : 4.20503 MYR or 685 CFA Francs or $1.23
 Favorite foods : soup with fresh sheep meat

 Germany : The Melander family of Bargteheide
 
 Food expenditure for one week : 1,709.60 MYR or 375.39 Euros or $500.07
 Favorite foods: fried potatoes with onions, bacon and herring, fried
 noodles with eggs and cheese, pizza, vanilla pudding

 Japan : The Ukita family of Kodaira City
 
 Food expenditure for one week: 1,084.61 MYR or 37,699 Yen or $317.25
 Favorite foods: sashimi, fruit, cake, potato chips
 
 

 Great Britain : The Bainton family of Cllingbourne Ducis
 
 Food expenditure for one week: 865.465 MYR or 155.54 British Pounds or $253.15
 Favorite foods : avocado, mayonnaise sandwich, prawn cocktail,
 chocolate fudge cake with cream

 

 Kuwait : The Al Haggan family of Kuwait City
 
 Food expenditure for one week: 757.022 MYR or 63.63 dinar or $221.45
 Family recipe : Chicken biryani with basmati rice

 

 Mexico : The Casales family of Cuernavaca
 
 Food expenditure for one week: 646.388 MYR or 1,862.78 Mexican Pesos or $189.09
 Favorite foods: pizza, crab, pasta, chicken

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