These are examples of what Shady Sadie the Cafeteria Lady MIGHT serving in 4 different countries, Italy, France, Finland, and the US.
What stands out to me in the protein source in each selection. We see Fish, Shrimp, Beef (is Italy serving Chicken or is that a Salmon steak?) but what are those on the American platter, Mystery Nugget….
The other countries seem to opt for a whole grain bread, where we have a mashed potato, which if we can all be honest probably was a dried powder before preparation….
The others have a fruit in it’s original state, where it looks like it would be Apple Sauce the US if featuring….
I don’t know about you but the 3 other Lunches look like MEALS, like real food, that might come out of a restaurant.
Ok presently I am sitting with my Italian Daughter Bianca Delli Priscolli from Salerno (which is near Naples) I just asked her if this representation looked like what she was served in school, and she said no…”It was just Pasta” when I asked about a vegetable she said “Depends”…
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