Kitchens may differ drastically around the world, but their role as the center of a home is universal. Whether makeshift or filled with modern appliances, kitchens are a space for family bonding, holiday traditions and child rearing.
Far From Home
A Transkei family cooks and eats on the floor in this 1977 National Geographic photo. Created in 1959 under apartheid, Transkei was an unofficial republic of South Africa where millions of Xhosa-speaking blacks were forced to live.
Photograph by James P. Blair, National Geographic