The most expensive food in the world
Nuts, spices, chocolate, pizza, salad, sandwiches, dumplings and other food, which can afford only the very rich and stingy people in the world
The most expensive nut in the world of macadamia. the price for 1 kg is $30. It grows on a tree height of 40 meters, which bears fruit up to 100 years. To extract and dilute it difficult, therefore, for the year commercially available not m ore than 40 tons per year.
The most expensive spice in the world – saffron. Real saffron (as opposed to cheap and widespread false) represents the stamens of plants of the family krokusowa. The stamens are collected manually and then dried. To get a pound of spice will need 225 thousand stamens. One kilogram of saffron costs about 6 thousand dollars.
The most expensive caviar in the world – Beluga caviar-albino . Almas, occasionally exported from Iran. One hundred grams of caviar, Packed in a jar of pure gold, will cost about 2 thousand dollars.
The most expensive mushroom in the world – the white truffle. It is impossible to place an exact price per kilogram of this delicacy, because almost every big mushroom is sold at auction. In early November 2007, three Hong Kong tycoon chipped purchased 750 grams mushroom for 209 thousand dollars. It was prepared and eaten on the exclusive truffle Banquet, attended by families, friends tycoons.
The world’s most expensive potato “La Bonnotte”. Resourceful peasants living on the island Normate annually collect not more than 100 tons of varieties of “La Bonnotte” per year. As divine tuber (and according to the legend, this is the sort of brought the Supreme God of the Incas) exclusively gentle, be collected only manually. The most expensive potato costs about 500 euros per kilo.
The world’s most expensive meat – marbled beef from Japanese cows, Wagyu. For centuries these cows bred only in Japan, near the city of Kobe, treated them respectfully and fed only the best herbs, as well as daily rubbed sake and drank beer. For a long time the Japanese did not export cattle for breeding, however now Wagyu cows bred in Australia. But the cost of meat is affected solely upwards: to improve product quality Australian farmers began to give cows red wine (16 dollars per bottle). 200 grams of fillet in Europe costs more than 100 dollars. Some particularly delicate pieces sell for a thousand dollars.
The most expensive dumplings in the world can be enjoyed in the restaurant serving Russian emigres “Golden Gates” in the Bronx. The uniqueness of them is that in their composition, in addition to beef, elk and pork meat includes iron deep fish-torch, even at moderate light dumplings emit blue-green light and it’s completely edible and wonderfully tasty. Portion of 8 dumplings will devastate a purse of $ 2,400, and from 16 to 4 400$.
The world’s most expensive sandwich – the “platinum club sandwich von Essen” (von Essen Platinum Club Sandwich). Try it by paying 100 pounds (almost 200 dollars), in hotels network “von Essen.” It consists of: Iberian ham, Bresse fowl, white truffles, quail eggs, dried Italian tomatoes and bread cooked on a special ferment.
The most expensive pizza in the world “Luis XIII” offers young Italian chef Renato viola. It costs 8 300 Euro. According to the author, “this price is not exaggerated, if we bear in mind exclusive products and two people who come to the house to prepare it”. The pizza, besides the basics, prepared in the presence of the client. Includes: Buffalo mozzarella, three types of caviar and red lobster, prawns and lobster. Even salt in this pizza is not ordinary, and the Australian pink “Murray River”.
The most expensive omelet in the world can be eaten in the restaurant new York hotel “Le Parker Meridien”. It costs a thousand dollars. Besides the eggs in the omelet are a whole lobster. It is served on a bed of fried potatoes and decorated – ten ounces of sevruga caviar.
The world’s most expensive salad . called “Florette Sea&Earth”, can be enjoyed in the restaurant of the Oxford hotel “Le Manoir aux Quat Saisons”. The ingredients – 50 g of selected white Beluga caviar Almas, lobster, Cornish crab and lobster. The author serves Raymond Le Blanc added a still young paretsky salad with a bit of olive oil, grated truffles, red pepper, asparagus and potatoes, garnished all with gold foil. The cost per serving “Paretsky sea and land” – 635 pounds, i.e. more than $1300.
The most expensive dessert in the world is served in new York restaurant “3 Serentipity”. Ice cream for 25 varieties of cocoa, decorated with whipped cream, slices of edible gold, as well as a small chocolate “La Madeline au Truffle” from “Knipschildt Chocolatier”, served in a glass decorated with gold border and diamonds with a gold spoon, also decorated with diamonds. This splendor is worth 25 thousand dollars. The desire to taste the dessert should be warned in advance. By the way, empty dishes the client can take home with them.
The world’s most expensive chocolate is called “Chocopologie by Knipschildt”. It is manufactured in the USA by “Knipschildt Chocolatier”. Naturally, it’s dark chocolate. A pound (453 grams) of “Chocopologie by Knipschildt” will have to pay 2 600 dollars.