What the World Eats part 1

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
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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
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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
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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
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United States: The Revis family of North Carolina
Food expenditure for one week: $341.98
Favorite foods: spaghetti, potatoes, sesame chicken
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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
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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
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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
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Egypt: The Ahmed family of Cairo
Food expenditure for one week: 387.85 Egyptian Pounds or $68.53
Family recipe: Okra and mutton
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There's 16 in all, this is only 9. I'll post the rest later :P

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  • 2

    Awesome Post + 333333333 .... did anyone else notice the French Fries from KFC in China ??? -Lower Right -

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    feeling fortunate I don't live in Chad. interesting post +3

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    Three cheers for living in one of the fattest countries around! Huzzah!
    I do feel bad for a couple of those families, though.

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    The Mexican looks the best :D +3

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    hahah i did

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    i dont get why kfc is funny in china???
    anyway great post +3

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    Sorry it took so long, I havent been on in a while. Here's the rest, if you havent already gone to the site and seen them already:

    Ecuador: The Ayme family of Tingo
    Food expenditure for one week: $31.55
    Family recipe: Potato soup with cabbage
    10 - what the world eats part 1



    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
    11 - what the world eats part 1



    Mongolia: The Batsuuri family of Ulaanbaatar
    Food expenditure for one week: 41,985.85 togrogs or $40.02
    Family recipe: Mutton dumplings
    12 - what the world eats part 1



    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
    13 - what the world eats part 1



    Bhutan: The Namgay family of Shingkhey Village
    Food expenditure for one week: 224.93 ngultrum or $5.03
    Family recipe: Mushroom, cheese and pork
    14 - what the world eats part 1



    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
    15 - what the world eats part 1

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    omg theres a giant elephant

    • 720Z
    • February 21, 2010, 2:28 pm
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    lol at the guy in the tv on the japan one +3

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    wtf, mayonaise sandwich?

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    have a place in mexico have my own well get takeout and wait for america to anex mexico

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    wow, guessing the People from Chad ($1.23) are envious of the people of Germany ($500.07)

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    German's rock. Look at how pissed they still are 65 years after losing the war.

    I like how every country but America has a large abundance of Fruits and Vegetables in their picture.

    • Albane
    • April 20, 2010, 7:37 am
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