What the World Eats – Families with their weekly stash of food


1. 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

2. Mali: The Natomos of Kouakourou

fam 2Food expenditure for one week: 17,670 francs or $26.39
Family Recipe: Natomo Family Rice Dish

3. Mexico: The Casales family of Cuernavaca

fam 3Food expenditure for one week: 1,862.78 Mexican Pesos or $189.09
Favorite foods: pizza, crab, pasta, chicken

4. United States: The Revis family of North Carolina

fam 4Food expenditure for one week: $341.98
Favorite foods: spaghetti, potatoes, sesame chicken

5. Australia: The Browns of River View

fam 5Food expenditure for one week: 481.14 Australian dollars or US$376.45
Family Recipe: Marge Brown’s Quandong (an Australian peach) Pie, Yogurt

6. Bhutan: The Namgay family of Shingkhey Village

fam 6Food expenditure for one week: 224.93 ngultrum or $5.03
Family recipe: Mushroom, cheese and pork

7. Canada: The Melansons of Iqaluit, Nunavut Territory

fam 7Food expenditure for one week: US$345
Favorite Foods: narwhal, polar bear, extra cheese stuffed crust pizza, watermelon

8. Chad: The Aboubakar family of Breidjing Camp

fam 8

Food expenditure for one week: 685 CFA Francs or $1.23
Favorite foods: soup with fresh sheep meat

9. Ecuador: The Ayme family of Tingo

fam 9Food expenditure for one week: $31.55
Family recipe: Potato soup with cabbage

10. France: The Le Moines of Montreuil

fam 10Food expenditure for one week: 315.17 euros or $419.95
Favorite Foods: Delphine Le Moine’s Apricot Tarts, pasta carbonara, Thai food

11. Germany: The Melander family of Bargteheide

fam 11Food 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

12. Guatemala: The Mendozas of Todos Santos

fam 12Food expenditure for one week: 573 Quetzales or $75.70
Family Recipe: Turkey Stew and Susana Perez Matias’s Sheep Soup

13. India: The Patkars of Ujjain

fam 13Food expenditure for one week: 1,636.25 rupees or $39.27
Family Recipe: Sangeeta Patkar’s Poha (Rice Flakes)

14. Italy: The Manzo family of Sicily

fam 14Food expenditure for one week: 214.36 Euros or $260.11
Favorite foods: fish, pasta with ragu, hot dogs, frozen fish sticks

15. Japan: The Ukita family of Kodaira City

fam 15Food expenditure for one week: 37,699 Yen or $317.25
Favorite foods: sashimi, fruit, cake, potato chips

16. Kuwait: The Al Haggan family of Kuwait City

fam 16
Food expenditure for one week: 63.63 dinar or $221.45 Family recipe: Chicken biryani with basmati rice

17. Luxembourg: The Kuttan-Kasses of Erpeldange

fam 17Food expenditure for one week: 347.64 Euros or $465.84
Favorite Foods: Shrimp pizza, Chicken in wine sauce, Turkish kebabs

18. Mongolia: The Batsuuri family of Ulaanbaatar

fam 18Food expenditure for one week: 41,985.85 togrogs or $40.02
Family recipe: Mutton dumplings

19. Poland: The Sobczynscy family of Konstancin-Jeziorna

fam 19Food expenditure for one week: 582.48 Zlotys or $151.27
Family recipe: Pig’s knuckles with carrots, celery and parsnips

20. Turkey: The Celiks of Istanbul

fam 20Food expenditure for one week: 198.48 New Turkish liras or $145.88
Favorite Foods: Melahat’s Puffed Pastries

21. United States: The Caven family of California

fam 21Food expenditure for one week: $159.18
Favorite foods: beef stew, berry yogurt sundae, clam chowder, ice cream

22. United States: The Fernandezes of Texas

fam 22Food expenditure for one week: $242.48
Favorite Foods: Shrimp with Alfredo sauce, chicken mole, barbecue ribs, pizza

23. Egypt: The Ahmed family of Cairo

fam 23Food expenditure for one week: 387.85 Egyptian Pounds or $68.53
Family recipe: Okra and mutton

24. Great Britain: The Bainton family of Cllingbourne Ducis

fam 24Food expenditure for one week: 155.54 British Pounds or $253.15
Favorite foods: avocado, mayonnaise sandwich, prawn cocktail, chocolate fudge cake with cream

25. Greenland: The Madsens of Cap Hope

fam 25Food expenditure for one week: 1,928.80 Danish krone or $277.12
Favorite Foods: polar bear, narwhal skin, seal stew

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