Pasta, pizza, or paella? Global food survey reveals world's favorite foods

Think you know what’s cooking in Kenya? Or what’s on your plate in Pakistan? How about what’s for breakfast in Brazil?

To find out more about how and what the world is eating, Oxfam asked over 16,000 people in 17 countries about the food they eat and love. The results (both fascinating and alarming) show that, despite diverse tastes and availability, we may have more in common than you think.*

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Has your diet changed?

*Based on a survey conducted for Oxfam by GlobeScan and its research partners in each country. Polling included 16,422 adults aged 16+ in Australia, Brazil, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Kenya, Mexico, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Tanzania, the Netherlands, UK and US between 6 April and 6 May 2011.

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The figures have been weighted and are representative of all countries. The majority of the countries were surveyed online, while a few participated through face-to-face or telephone interviews. In some countries the samples differ markedly from the national population profile due to lower levels of internet connectivity.