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    15 School Lunches From Around The World

    Lunch is served.

    1. India

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    This is a lunch at a school in Bangalore. There's curd-rice, sambar and a dessert which may be rassogula.

    2. Japan

    Flickr: chidorian

    This is a lunch at an elementary school. There's milk, soup, bread and what seem to be pickles.

    3. Iran

    4. South Korea

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    This is lunch at a South Korean school. There's pickled sesame leaves, kimchi, doenjang (a soybean paste) stew served with rice and a side of grapes.

    5. Guatemala

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    This is a school lunch in Jalapa. There's a tortilla, hardboiled egg, tomatoes and fruit juice.

    6. US

    Flickr: bookgrl

    This is a lunch at a Texas school. There's turkey taco salad, mashed potato, iced tea and peach cobbler.

    7. Finland

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    This is a lunch at a Finnish school. There's salad, chicken curry and pudding, string beans and carrots, served with milk.

    8. Sweden

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    This is a school lunch in Sweden. There's a crispbread, slaw, potatoes and stew.

    9. Turkey

    10. Thailand

    11. China

    Flickr: msittig

    This is a lunch at a German school in Shanghai. There's fries, a hot dog, carrots and bread, with a pudding.

    12. India

    13. UK

    14. France

    15. US

    CORRECTION

    The US dish includes taco mince. An earlier version of this post misidentified the meals. Thank you to the commenters who pointed out our error!

    CORRECTION

    The Bangalore dish includes sambar. The Guatemala dish includes a tortilla. An earlier version of this post misidentified the meals. The Brazilian dish has been removed, as it was from a cultural centre. Thank you to the commenters who pointed out our error!