It is a beautiful looking book from Peter Menzel and Faith D'Aluisio. I bought Menzel's previous pictorial books Material World: A Global Family Portrait and Women in the Material World about ten years ago from the bookshop at the United Nations in New York, which also featured a photographic exhibition in the foyer.
Here are some photos from What the World Eats (courtesy of Time and CNN).
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
United States: The Revis family of North Carolina
Food expenditure for one week: $341.98
Favorite foods: spaghetti, potatoes, sesame chicken
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
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
I have had a very lazy day today. It has felt strange after being away for the last three weekends in a row to return to some normality like walking to the shops for supplies.
I paid a quick visit to Klaudia who lives a few streets away for a cup of coffee and to say hello to that white cat Kettles.
The house still needs cleaning and tidying up.
I still miss Keiser a lot.