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In the afternoon, after the women work in the fields, Ermelinda Ayme's sisters often come to visit her at her home in the village of Tingo, central Andes, Ecuador. (From the book Hungry Planet; What the World Eats. Ermelinda Ayme is also one of the 80 people featured with one day's food in the book What I Eat: Around the World in 80 Diets.)  The women gossip, and nurse their babies, snacking on small potatoes and corn that has been parched and roasted. Hungry Planet: What the World Eats (p. 115).  The Ayme family of Tingo, Ecuador, a village in the central Andes, is one of the thirty families featured, with a weeks' worth of food, in the book Hungry Planet: What the World Eats. The family consists of Ermelinda Ayme Sichigalo, 37, Orlando Ayme, 35, and their children: Livia, 15, Moises, 11, Jessica, 10, Natalie, 8, Alvarito, 4, Mauricio, 30 months, and Orlando hijo (Junior), 9 months. Lucia, 5, lives with her grandparents to help them out. (Please refer to Hungry Planet book p. 106-107 for a family portrait [Image number ECU04.0001.xxf1rw] including a weeks' worth of food, and the family's detailed food list with total cost.)