The most important thing in this world is “food”, without which no one can even think of living their life. Just give him a bagel for breakfast, maybe pizza for lunch, then, a heavy steak dinner with some mushrooms, cantaloupes, and watermelon fruit on the side. Different countries like Italy, America, China, and India, etc have all got some different specialties in food.
Here is a list of the top 10 most expensive foods in the world.
10. Matsutake Mushrooms – $1000
The most expensive mushroom in the world at this time is Matsutake which is not readily available . Asia, North America, Europe, Japan, China, Korea, The United States, Canada, Finland and Sweden are some countries wherein this kind of mushroom can be found. Matsutake is extremely hard to find. It is associated with Japanese Red Pine, mainly found in Japan from under fallen leaves on the forest floor. Hence, rare.
9. Westin Hotel Bagel – $1000
New York is well known for its luxurious hotels and also, one of the most expensive cities of America. Executive Chef Frank Tujague from Westin Hotel, prepared one of the most expensive dishes of this world. Bagels is a circular baked bread which is decorated with white truffle cream and some goji berry infused Riesling jelly and golden leaves. Probably, doughnuts of today.
8. The Zillion Dollar Frittata – $1000
Most people likes to have omelets in their breakfast as it is very easy to cook and a very healthy meal. The Zillion dollar frittata is the most expensive breakfast that was made by Le Parker Meridien Hotel of New York. It’s a mixture of six eggs with 10 ounces of sevruga caviar and lobster. Sevruga Caviar is also an expensive ingredient which costs $ 65 per ounce. Due to their high prices, they are sold out just 12 times in full versions and 50 times in smaller version.
7. Craftsteak’s Wagyu Ribeye Steak – $2800
In North America, it‘s difficult to find Wagyu because it’s mainly found in and outside Japan. Wagyu beef is a healthy meat which is full of Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acid and also consists of some acceptable ratio of monounsaturated and saturated fats in it. Cows are fed with beer and massaged by hand to ensure tenderness. Almost every restaurant can afford it. In New York City’s Craftsteak, wagyu rib eye was served at very high price at some private party.
6. Bombay Brassiere’s Samundari Khazana Curry – $3200
An England chef Prahlad Hedge discovered this seafood dish and said it is a family recipe. Bombay Brassiere packed this curry at the celebration of Slumdog Millionaire. Devon crab, white truffle, Beluga caviar with gold, Scottish lobsters, four abalones and four quail eggs are some ingredients which are used to prepare this dish. In fact, we can say that this dish is fully covered with expensive ingredients.
5. Domenico Crolla, Pizza Royale 007 – $4200
A Scottish chef Domenico Crolla decided to make 12 inch Pizza Royale 007. Different ingredients were used in it. Some of them being, lobsters marinated in cognac, Caviar soaked in Champagne, tomato sauce, prosciutto, Scottish Smoked Salmon, Venison medallions and vinegar. All these ingredients are very fine and expensive,which are used as 24 carat topping of this pizza.
4. Densuke Black Watermelon – $6,100
When you think about watermelon the greenest kind with the reddest inside comes to our mind. Watermelon is not just available in green cover but also black watermelon is one of the most rare and expensive fruit. It’s full name is Densuke Black watermelon which is grown on the Japanese Island called Hokkaido. It is delicious and famous is for its hardness and crispness. Its covering is black but from inside, it is red in color. Weight of one such watermelon is approximately 17 pounds.
3. Yubari King Melons – $23000
For people those who love cantaloupe, Yubari Ling Melons is the best food for them. It is not an ordinary cantaloupe but, world’s most expensive fruit. They are grown in Japan and are known as spicy cantaloupe due to their distinct taste. Most seafood owners purchase these melons to make their dishes tastier. This food item is high in demand but due to their high prices, it cannot be afforded by everyone.
2. Almas Caviar – $25000
Almas Caviar is originated from Iran, making it exceedingly rare. Without it, every expensive dish is incomplete because it helps to provide the best taste to whole dish. It’s not available on every store; it carries only one outlet that is Caviar House & Prunier which is located in Picadilly, London. 24 karat gold is used in its packaging and a smaller tin of caviar is sold in $1,250. That’s why, this popular food item is only used in big and expensive restaurants.
1. Italian White Alba Truffle – $160,406
Italian truffle is the most expensive food in the world. This food is difficult to cultivate, but is delicious and tasty and resembles a mushroom. You can find this truffle at San Miniato hills. A retail investor and his wife from Hong Kong purchased 1.51 kilograms truffle in $160,406 and proved this to be the most expensive food of this world.