Hungry Planet Family Food Portraits

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(MODEL RELEASED IMAGE). The Melander family: Jörg, 45, and Susanne, 43, with sons Kjell, 10, and Finn, 14 in the dining room of their home in Bargteheide, Germany, with a week's worth of food. Cooking methods: electric stove, microwave, and outdoor BBQ grill. Food preservation: refrigerator-freezer, freezer chest. Favorite foods? Jörg: fried potatoes with onions, bacon, and herring. Finn: fried noodles with eggs, cheese. Kjell: pizza, vanilla pudding. Susanne: "anything that's fresh and good." /// The Melander family is one of the thirty families featured in the book Hungry Planet: What the World Eats (p. 132). Food expenditure for one week: $500.07 USD. (Please refer to Hungry Planet book p. 133 for the family's detailed food list.)