Okinawa, Japan: MarketplaceA vendor at the Makishi public market in the town of Naha offers a sample of daikon to a potential customer. His other offerings include bitter melon, prunes, pickled baby cucumber, cabbage, and much more.
Sarajevo, Bosnia: SupermarketEnsada Dudo and her husband Rasim shop in one of the city's new gleaming stores. Although they continue to patronize the city's traditional butchers and outdoor green markets, the Dudos have come to rely more and more on the low prices and ample choices provided by big grocery stores.
Hargesia, Somalia: Butchers' MarketResidents shop for beef, mutton and camel meat.
Breidjing Refugee Camp, Chad: United Nations Food Distribution CenterA refugee woman sifts through sand in order to pluck out any bits of grain which might have dropped to the ground during the previous day's ration disbursement.
Sarajevo, Bosnia: Unloading the CarThe Dudos vividly remember the starvation their city endured during the many years of war. They are grateful that they can now buy enough food to fill up Rasim's taxi.
Weitaiwu Village, China: Bicycle DeliveryThe Cui family carries goods home from the market on a sanlun che, a type of three-wheeled cart.
Cap Hope, Greenland: The Big HaulCousins Abraham and Julian Madsen drag a freshly killed seal toward their house. Seal meat, cooked with rice and onion, is a family favorite.
Breidjing Refugee Camp, Chad: Water BearersA woman and child carry drinking and cooking water from a distribution point back to their tent.
Todos Santos, Guatemala: Butchering the MeatFestival days are occasions for lavish feasts, for which Guatemalan families raise turkeys and sheep.
Kunming, China: Noodle ShopCooked in the celebrated style of the city of Guiyang (which is located 300 miles away), these egg noodles are served in a spicy broth and topped with chicken, beef, shiitake mushrooms or - most famously - pig intestines and blood.
Breidjing Refugee Camp, Chad: Stirring the PotSudanese refugee D'jimia Souleymane prepares a pot of aiysh, a thick porridge which she and her family eat three times a day.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Stovetop RecipeA mother prepares lunch in a kitchen building separate from her family's home. She is covered from head to toe, as she would be in public, because she is entertaining guests from outside her family.
Bargteheide, Germany: Local SpecialtyA row of roulades wait for the next step on a kitchen counter in the home of the Melander family. The recipe calls for beef, Dijon mustard, bacon, pickles and onions to be rolled, then browned in butter.
Beijing, China: Snack TrayFrom left: skewered sea horses, cicadas and silkworm pupae are sold at a street market in Beijing.
Istanbul, Turkey: Dinner TimeThe Cinar family gathers on the floor of their living room to share the morning meal: feta cheese, olives, leftover chicken, bread, rose jam and sweet, strong tea.
Riverview, Australia: Take-Out TimeThree teenage girls enjoy the drinks and free gifts that came with their McDonald's Happy Meals. Although all three have roots in the Aboriginal community, they have little interest in outback cuisine. Mackas (Aussie slang for McDonald's) is presently their culinary mecca.
Konstancin-Jeziorna, Poland: Cocktail HourThe Sobczynscy family watches a neighbor pour a round of absinthe, a strong green liqueur flavored with wormwood and anise.