“You don’t need a silver spoon to eat good food” goes a quote by Paul Prudhomme. Food, glorious food! It does not take much to make a man happy. But these exotic foods from around the world need more than silver spoons, they might very well need wallets of gold! Here now is a list of the most expensive food in the world. Bon Appetit!
Bombay Brasserie Samundari Khazana Curry
There is so much exoticism in this dish, we wonder if humans should even eat it! Ok here is a peek; Bombay Brassiere has packed this platter full of the most expensive ingredients they could find. Devon crab and white truffle and a half tomato filled with Beluga caviar and dressed with gold leaf are just the starts of this lavish dish. A Scottish lobster, also coated with gold, four abalones and four shelled and hollowed quails’ eggs filled with even more caviar round out the dish.It is served in this Indian restaurant located in London.
Cost: $ 3,200 or INR 2,03,551
Saffron is the most expensive spice and one of the most expensive food in the world. It is more expensive than gold. It comes from the saffron crocus flower. It takes 75,000 dried filaments from the flower to make one pound of saffron, is usually sold by the gram – just a small cluster of slender red threads.
Cost: $1,500 and up
Caviar is fish eggs, but Almas Caviar is more luxury than food. The Almas caviar is an extremely rare food item from Iran. Caviars are already expensive, to begin with, but the rarity of this item makes it even more expensive. As a matter of fact, even finding a store that sells it is like looking for a needle in the haystack. The only store known to carry this item is the Caviar House & Prunier located in Picadilly in London. Taking it to the next level, however, are the manufacturers who even pack this in a 24 karat gold tins!
Cost: $ 34,000
Lindeth Howe Pudding
Be warned, this creation looks more like a piece of art that is to be treasured in a museum than like food that is going to disappear in a few minutes. made from high-end chocolate, gold, caviar, and, why not, a two-carat diamond — aims to be the world’s most expensive dessert. It’s also served in an edible replica of a Faberge egg.
Cost: $ 34,531
Italian White Alba Truffle
Firstly what you need to know about the most expensive food on this list is that it is a type of fungus! Yes, you read that right, Truffle is a variety of Ascomycete fungus that grows at the bark of a certain variety of trees and is found and harvested with the help of specially trained dogs. It is understandably a big part of haute cuisine. Now, enjoy!
Cost: $ 1,60,406
All the above foods are the member of most expensive food family. What are you thinking? Have you not tasted any one of this? If you are a foodie and passionate about foods, then you must try these.
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