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Food Expenditure Around The World

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What The World Eats

Germany :


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

United States : The Revis family of North Carolina

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

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

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

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

Kuwait : The Al Haggan family of Kuwait


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

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

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

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

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

 

Egypt : The Ahmed family of Cairo

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

Mongolia : The Batsuuri family of Ulaanbaatar

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

Ecuador : The Ayme family of Tingo


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

Bhutan : The Namgay family of Shingkhey Village

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

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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15 Comments

Hyde.Ray's picture
awesome blog! some pics are missing.
Nisha's picture
Thanks Hyde, But i see all the pics-how come????
Nisha's picture
Thanks Hyde, But i see all the pics-how come????
Ganesh.Dutta's picture
Hey nisha, some pics are really missing!
shantihhh's picture
The first photos (all before Egypt) are missing. Shanti/Mary-Anne
Nisha's picture
Let me know if you are able to view the pics..I've uploaded them again.
CookingMyWay's picture
I can see them all! :) Nikko
shantihhh's picture
Now all before Egypt show up, BUT all after Egypt do not show up. This is from an amazing book that came out about the food that families eat and what it costs them around the world-simply facinating. Shanti/Mary-Anne
vikash.kumar1's picture
Simply wonderful blog!!! In Chad $1.23 only..... amazing!!!!! How can...
Nisha's picture
Thanks yes indeed just $1.23 isnt that shocking?so much of a difference in the way and standadrd of living...
Vibs's picture
Very good blog nisha... Chef Vibs Group Leader & Star Chef www.ifood.tv
Nisha's picture
Thanks Vibs..
moodyfoody's picture
Nisha great blog Food Expenditure around the world thanks for sharing.. (¨`·.·´¨) Alwayz`·.¸(¨`·.·´¨) Keep(¨`·.·´¨)¸.·´ Smiling!`·.¸.·´moodyfoody
Nisha's picture
thanks a lot :-)
Nisha's picture
thanks a lot :-)