Top 10 Most Expensive Foods in the World
Here The Top 10 Most Expensive Foods in the World . If there are recorded most expensive car, personal accessories, hotel accommodations, personal collections, phones, televisions, etc., well, there are also recorded most expensive foods in the worl. The lifestyles of the rich and famous have always been fascinating to those of us who don’t have the funds to spend on ridiculously over-priced items.
10. Matsutake Mushrooms – $1000 per pound
Matsutake is the common name for a highly sought after mycorrhizal mushroom that grows in Asia, Europe, and North America. It is an important element of Japanese cuisine. Matsutake are hard to harvest and therefore the price is very high. The Japanese matsutake at the beginning of the season, which is the highest grade, can go up to $2,000 per kilogram. In contrast, the average value for imported matsutake is about $90 per kilogram.
9. The Zillion Dollar Frittata – $1000
Culinary craziness has reached new heights in New York with the debut of the $1,000 omelet! Le Parker Meridien hotel on W. 57th St. recently added the bank-breaking breakfast dish to its menu, charging patrons what it costs to buy about 200 omelets at your local greasy spoon. It is apparently no ordinary omelet, consisting, as it does, of a mix of eggs, lobster and lots of caviar.
8. Chocopologie – $2,600 per pound
The tastiest and most expensive chocolate in the world is Chocopologie by Knipschildt. At $2,600 per pound, this handmade chocolate truffle is available only if ordered. t contains a black truffle and 70% Valrhona cacao.
7. Wagyu Steak – $2800
For your next after-work social, you might try taking your associates to New York City’s Craft steak, where a full Wagyu rib eye was served up to a private party for $2800.
6. Samundri Khazana – $3200
Called The Samundari Khazana aka Treasure from the seas, this one is tasteful mix of Beluga caviar, sea snails and a whole lobster topped with edible gold.The world’s most expensive curry has been launched despite the credit crunch – and costs £2,000 a portion. To celebrate the DVD release of Slumdog Millionaire, Bombay Brassiere packed this curry platter full of the most expensive ingredients they could find.
5. Pizza Royale 007 – $4,200
The auction ended November 19, 2006 with the highest bid by Italian lawyer Maurizio Morelli reaching £2,150 (approx. $4,200 in US dollars). Morelli is a charitable food connoisseur from Rome who also collects fine wines and truffles. The Guinness Book of World Records is reviewing the details of the pizza’s sale and it is under consideration for taking the record for “World’s Most Expensive Pizza” from a less extravagant white truffle pizza created by Gordon Ramsay’s Maze restaurant in London.
4. Dansuke Watermelons – $6,100
Dansuke watermelons, a type of black watermelon grown only on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, are usually given as gifts due to their extraordinary rarity. There were only sixty-five of the fruits among the first harvest this season. According to the AP, “a jumbo black watermelon auctioned in Japan on Friday fetched a record $6,100, making it one of the most expensive watermelons ever sold in the country.”
3. Yubari Melons – $20,000
The Yubari Melon is a very expensive Japanese melon. They had previously been judged the best pair and were purchased by the owner of a nearby seafood lunchbox and souvenir business. Prices range from 6,000 to 15,000 yen (which would be $60 to $150 in the US). The best ones are within the range of costing 20,000 yen ($200 US.), and the price record at auction was established in 2008 at 2 million yen ($20,000).
2. Almas Caviar – $25,000
Almas caviar. This caviar is white, and it comes from beluga which is over 100 years old. Beluga sturgeon, the largest fish and only predator in the sturgeon family, can take up to 20 years to reach maturity. It is believed, that the whiter the caviar the older the fish and the more exquisite the flavor. Almas Iranian caviar is extremely expensive. It is sold only in 24K gold tin for $2000 per 100 gram. The only known outlet is the Caviar House & Prunier in London England’s Picadilly that sells a kilo of the expensive Almas caviar in a 24-karat gold tin for £16,000, or about $25,000.
1. Huge Italian Truffle To Fetch – $216,000
The world’s most expensive food is truffle ever as was purchased by an anonymous buyer from Hong Kong for $2, 10,000. But it seems that there is its competitor that can beat it if got sold for $216,000. A 1.5-kg white truffle originated from Italian geography is expected to be sold for will be sold for 150,000 euros ($216,000) at a charity auction scheduled in Macau.