Make a list of the world’s most expensive products is difficult, because in the world of luxury gastronomy everything is so volatile. And yet there are foods that in any season, regardless of trends and economic situation in the world, are unrelenting demand, which determines their high price.
1. Beluga caviar
Beluga caviar is the most expensive product in the world, because a kilogram of Beluga caviar costs up to $ 5,000. Beluga is one of the rarest species of sturgeon, which inhabits the Caspian basin. This caviar is harvested from sturgeon adults (20 years and older), which weigh at least 2 tons. Beluga caviar ranks first in the size of eggs (up to 2.5 mm in diameter) and nutritional value. The criterion for assessing the quality Beluga caviar is its color: the lighter the ROE, the higher the price (color varies from black or a dark purple to a pearly-gray). When you crack the egg, it bursts, and you feel a sharp salty taste, which nothing can not be confused. Beluga caviar is usually served with toast and butter, which underline her specific taste.
Saffron is the most expensive seasoning in the world. Depending on the time of year, the price of saffron varies from 1500 to 2500 dollars a pound (0,450 kg). Saffron is obtained from the flowers of saffron, hand-picked. To produce a pound of dry saffron, it is necessary 50 – 70 thousand flowers (this is a crop from an area of a football field).This is a very long and laborious process, which explains the sky-high (as for spice) the price of saffron. Continue reading
Japanese cuisine has been and remains very popular throughout the world. Not less popular these dishes and the Philippines. But to enter into the history of cooking, have to do something really extraordinary. Succeeded to the chef Angelito Araneta Jr. from the restaurant in Manila called Karat-Chef.
In order to prepare the most expensive sushi in the world, you need the following ingredients: Japanese rice, sugar, muscovado, artesian water 70-year old, 12 year old balsamic vinegar from Italy, foie Gras, Norwegian salmon, mango, pickled cucumber, crabmeat, wild saffron, mayonnaise with butter.
But all of these ingredients are not worth a tenth of the declared price of the land . In order to make sushi a truly precious, the chef has added 12 of the rarest pearls found on Palawan island and 4 large African diamond weighing 0.2 carats each. In addition, all sushi wrapped in edible gold leaf at 24 CT.
The most expensive sushi sticks
There is the most expensive sushi in the world in the usual sticks – lactoamilovorin. For such unique dishes required special devices. Such as the most expensive sushi sticks, made famous fashion brand Louis Vuitton. Continue reading
Where you can try burgers for $5000, omelets for $1000 and a pizza for €8000
The rule “the more expensive the better” in the case of cooking does not always work. Sandwich, cooked in a nondescript cafe, someone seems much more appetizing than filet Mignon from the elite restaurant. On the other hand, having ordered a dish, the cost of which is calculated even tens and hundreds of conditional units, Willy-nilly, you will begin to admire his taste — not least because they do not want to regret the money spent. However, as a rule, the admiration is quite sincere, the creators of expensive dishes tend not to make money out of anything, but to show their culinary skills and imagination. Forbes chose 10 edible masterpieces, which are able to inflict a serious blow to the budget gourmet.
Frenchman, Hubert Keller is widely respected among American chefs. He owns several restaurants, including Fleur, located in the world capital of gambling. It is here that serves a giant Burger for $5000: a Kobe beef, foie Gras and truffle sauce, all on a lush crispy bun. As a bonus — a bottle of Château Pétrus wine harvest in 1995, and exclusive glass that, if the client so wishes, will be shipped out to his home along with a certificate of quality. In addition, the satellite or companion, who will order the FleurBurger 5000, will receive a free Burger — though ordinary. Continue reading