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
Accustomed to Olivier and dressed herring, crab salads? But they all dressed with mayonnaise. Hard on the stomach. Because among our readers a large number of people, counting calories offered on their court recipes of delicious salads without mayonnaise. Each of them is tested and accepted by the honest company.
Let’s start from easy to hard and in season.
The strength to make any hostess. Source of vitamins. Thinly-thin shinkuem fresh cabbage — or cabbage, or red cabbage. Lightly sprinkle with salt and clean hands neatly folding the cabbage, so she gave juice. Cut the lemon in half and squeeze some juice. Add the olive oil, sprinkle with cumin. If sour-salty taste is not your favorite — add a little sugar. All! Have greens — chop or twig cover. If you don’t have cumin — add the peeled roasted sunflower seeds or pumpkin and green onions. Tasty and healthy.
Don’t know why the salad its name, but the taste is very unusual. Salad from fresh cucumbers. It is clear that in the spring greenhouse cucumbers. But even this disadvantage can be improved in such a creative salad. First, each young cucumber peel, finely shinkuem straws and sprinkle with salt to taste. Allow to stand for. The cucumbers gave the juice —squeezing gently. While they have insisted we prepared the sauce for the fill. Half a Cup of low-fat sour cream, juice of half a lemon, a teaspoon of fresh dill, half a teaspoon of powdered sugar. 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