Black People : What the World Eats

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  1. Zulile

    Zulile Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    From the book - Hungry Planet

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

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    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

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

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    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

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

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    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
     
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    What the World Eats


    Zulile,
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    Outstanding post, Zulile, simply outstanding!
     
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