The most expensive dishes of the world
Macadamia is the world’s most expensive nut. The height of the tree, which grows macadamia reaches 40 meters in height and bears fruit for about 100 years. Due to the fact that breeding and production is a fairly complex process it is produced in an amount of not more than 40 tons per year. The cost of Macadamia over 30 dollars per kilogram.
The world’s most expensive spice.
The world’s most expensive spice is saffron. Saffron is the stamens of plants of the family krokusowa (Crocus sativus). Stamens from the flowers of marigold also made the saffron that nazyvaetsja false, or Imeretian. The stamens of the Saffron is collected manually and then dried. To obtain 0.5 kg of Saffron spice, you need 225 thousand stamens. To elevate the dish. designed for three-five people Saffron, enough not more than six stamens of saffron. Imeretian (not real) saffron is used in substantially larger quantities and not give such aroma. One kilogram of saffron costs about 6 thousand dollars.
The most expensive caviar in the world.
The world’s most expensive caviar is Beluga caviar albino, or Almas. This caviar is rarely exported from Iran. One hundred grams of caviar will cost about 2 thousand dollars.
The most expensive mushrooms in the world.
The world’s most expensive mushroom is the white truffle. The exact price of the white truffle set is problematic because almost every big mushroom (white truffle) for sale. This circumstance is not always to the benefit of the customers and the product itself. For example, there was a case in 2004 when purchased for 28 thousand pounds mushroom weighing 850 grams was just spoiled. The buyer dug in his garden in the hope that in its place will rise a new giant, but was later forced to transfer the remains to the homeland of the deceased, in Tuscany. In early November 2007, three Hong Kong tycoon has purchased 750 grams mushroom for 209 thousand dollars. It was prepared and eaten on the exclusive truffle Banquet, attended by families and friends of the magnates.
The world’s most expensive potato.
“La Bonnotte” is the world’s most expensive potato. Enterprising peasants who live on the island Normoyle, every year gather more than 100 tons of this variety 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 potato “La Bonnotte” will cost the most refined gourmets around 500 euros per kilo.
The most expensive beef in the world.
Marbled beef from Japanese cows, Wagyu is the most expensive in the world. For many 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 want to export livestock to other countries, but now Wagyu cows bred in Australia. However, the cost of meat has changed only upwards. To improve meat quality Australian farmers began to give cows red wine (16 dollars per bottle). 200 grams of fillet of beef that is in Europe more than 100 dollars. Some, especially the delicate pieces sell for a thousand dollars.
The most expensive dumplings in the world.
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 (Curtius Flame Fish), resulting in even moderate lighting 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 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.
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 coffee in the world
The most expensive coffee in the world – “Kopi Luwak”. “Kopi” in Indonesian means “coffee” and “Luwak” – a small animal kind of civet, a small animal civet family. Luwak is a small predator, but loves to eat ripe fruit of the coffee tree, and chooses the best. Coffee, he eats a lot more than it can digest. Undigested grains passing through the intestines of an animal, exposed to its enzymes and as lovers swear “Kopi Luwak”, acquire a unique taste and aroma. Pounds of coffee, which helped to be born Luwak, costs from 300 to 400 dollars. Most consumers in this class, as usually happens with all the expensive food, living in Japan.
The world’s most expensive water.