What do you eat for breakfast? Chances are that if you pop into a neighbour’s kitchen around breakfast time in Australia, you’ll find them chowing down on cereal with milk or eggs on toast. But what about the rest of world?
As it turns out, what is considered appropriate breakfast food depends on the society into which a person is born. For instance, you might not want to tuck into green peppers stir-fried with tiny dried fish, soy sauce and sesame seeds when you wake up in the morning, but in Japan this is a traditional meal with which to start the day.
US photographer Hannah Whitaker visited families in seven different countries to discover what foods their youngest eaters are sitting down to first thing in the morning.
Nathanael Witschi Picard in Paris (aged 6)
Emily Kathumba in Malawi (aged 7)
Koki Hayashi in Tokyo (aged 4)
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