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American photographer Peter Menzel and writer Faith D’Aluisio have traveled the world documenting that most basic of human behaviors—what we eat. Their project, “Hungry Planet,” depicts everything that an average family consumes in a given week—and what it costs.

Source: http://time.com/8515/what-the-world-e...

1. Sturm Family, Hamburg, Germany.

1. Sturm Family, Hamburg, Germany.

Food Expenditure for One Week: € 253.29 ($325.81 USD). 

Favorite foods: salads, shrimp, buttered vegetables, sweet rice with cinnamon and sugar, pasta.

2. Ottersland Dahl Family, Gjettum, Norway.

2. Ottersland Dahl Family, Gjettum, Norway.

Food expenditure for one week: 2211.97 Norwegian Kroner; ($379.41 USD)

Favorite foods: fresh baked bread with butter and sugar, pancakes, tomato soup with macaroni and cold milk, yogurt

3. Ukita family, Kodaira City, Japan.

3. Ukita family, Kodaira City, Japan.

Food expenditure for one week: 37,699 Yen  ($317.25)

Favorite foods: sashimi, fruit, cake, potato chips.

4. Manzo family, Sicily, Italy.

4. Manzo family, Sicily, Italy.

Food expenditure for one week: 214.36 Euros ($260.11)

Favorite foods: fish, pasta with ragu, hot dogs, frozen fish sticks.

5. Aboubakar family, Breidjing Camp, Chad.

5. Aboubakar family, Breidjing Camp, Chad.

Food expenditure for one week: 685 CFA Francs ($1.23)

Favorite foods: soup with fresh sheep meat.

6. Al Haggan family, Kuwait City, Kuwait.

6. Al Haggan family, Kuwait City, Kuwait.

Food expenditure for one week: 63.63 dinar ($221.45)

Family recipe: Chicken biryani with basmati rice.

7. Casales family, Cuernavaca, Mexico.

7. Casales family, Cuernavaca, Mexico.

Food expenditure for one week: 1,862.78 Mexican Pesos or ($189.09) 

Favorite foods: pizza, crab, pasta, chicken.

8. Dong family, Beijing, China.

8. Dong family, Beijing, China.

Food expenditure for one week: 1,233.76 Yuan ($155.06)

Favorite foods: fried shredded pork with sweet and sour sauce.

9. Sobczynscy family, Konstancin-Jeziorna, Poland.

9. Sobczynscy family, Konstancin-Jeziorna, Poland.

Food expenditure for one week: 582.48 Zlotys ($151.27) 

Family recipe: Pig's knuckles with carrots, celery and parsnips.

10. The Revis family, North Carolina, United States.

10. The Revis family, North Carolina, United States.

Food expenditure for one week: $341.98. 

Favorite foods: spaghetti, potatoes, sesame chicken.

11. Ahmed family, Cairo, Egypt.

11. Ahmed family, Cairo, Egypt.

Food expenditure for one week: 387.85 Egyptian Pounds or ($68.53) 

Family recipe: Okra and mutton.

12. Ayme family, Tingo, Ecuador.

12. Ayme family, Tingo, Ecuador.

Food expenditure for one week: $31.55. 

Family recipe: Potato soup with cabbage.

13. Caven family, California, United States.

13. Caven family, California, United States.

Food expenditure for one week: $159.18. 

Favorite foods: beef stew, berry yogurt sundae, clam chowder, ice cream.

14. Batsuuri family, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

14. Batsuuri family, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

Food expenditure for one week: 41,985.85 togrogs ($40.02). 

Family recipe: Mutton dumplings.

15. Namgay family, Shingkhey Village, Bhutan.

15. Namgay family, Shingkhey Village, Bhutan.

Food expenditure for one week: 224.93 ngultrum ($5.03) 

Family recipe: Mushroom, cheese and pork.

16. Browns, River View, Australia.

16. Browns, River View, Australia.

Food expenditure for one week: 481.14 Australian dollars (US$376.45) 

Family Recipe: Marge Brown's Quandong (an Australian peach) Pie, Yogurt.

17. Glad Ostensen family, Gjerdrum, Norway.

17. Glad Ostensen family, Gjerdrum, Norway.

Food expenditure for one week: 4265.89 Norwegian Kroner or ($731.71)

Favorite foods: mutton in cabbage, lasagne, and chocolate.

18. Mendozas family, Todos Santos Family, Guatemala.

18. Mendozas family, Todos Santos Family, Guatemala.

Food expenditure for one week: 573 Quetzales ($75.70)

Family Recipe: Turkey Stew and Susana Perez Matias's Sheep Soup.

19. The Kuttan-Kasses, Erpeldange, Luxembourg.

19. The Kuttan-Kasses, Erpeldange, Luxembourg.

Food expenditure for one week: 347.64 Euros or ($465.84)

Favorite Foods: Shrimp pizza, Chicken in wine sauce, Turkish kebabs.

20. Patkars, Ujjain, India.

20. Patkars, Ujjain, India.

Food expenditure for one week: 1,636.25 rupees or ($39.27)

Family Recipe: Sangeeta Patkar's Poha (Rice Flakes).

21. The Fernandezes, Texas, United States.

21. The Fernandezes, Texas, United States.

Food expenditure for one week: $242.48. 

Favorite Foods: Shrimp with Alfredo sauce, chicken mole, barbecue ribs, pizza.

22. The Natomos of Kouakourou, Mali.

22. The Natomos of Kouakourou, Mali.

Food expenditure for one week: 17,670 francs ($26.39)

Family Recipe: Natomo Family Rice Dish

23. Melansons family, Iqaluit, Nunavut Territory, Canada.

23. Melansons family, Iqaluit, Nunavut Territory, Canada.

Food expenditure for one week: US $345. 

Favorite Foods: narwhal, polar bear, extra cheese stuffed crust pizza, watermelon.

24. Le Moines, Montreuil, France.

24. Le Moines, Montreuil, France.

Food expenditure for one week: 315.17 euros ($419.95)

Favorite Foods: Delphin

25. Madsen family, Cap Hope, Greenland.

25. Madsen family, Cap Hope, Greenland.

Food expenditure for one week: 1,928.80 Danish krone or ($277.12) 

Favorite Foods: polar bear, narwhal skin, seal stew.

26. Celik family, Istanbul, Turkey.

26. Celik family, Istanbul, Turkey.

Food expenditure for one week: 198.48 liras ($145.88)

Favorite Foods: Melahat's Puffed Pastries.

27. Bainton family, Cllingbourne Ducis, Great Britain.

27. Bainton family, Cllingbourne Ducis, Great Britain.

Food expenditure for one week: 155.54 British Pounds ($253.15)

Favorite foods: avocado, mayonnaise sandwich, prawn cocktail, chocolate fudge cake with cream.

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