As you know the rich have their quirks. Offer you top of the most expensive dishes and drinks…
The world’s most expensive nut-Macadamia tree height of 40 meters, it bears fruit for a hundred years. To breed and produce such a difficult nut, so it is not harvested more than 40 tons per year. One kilogram of Macadamia over 30 dollars. Wow nuts.
The world’s most expensive spice funny as it sounds, but it is the saffron. However, not one that we usually add in dishes. Prepare the seasoning of stamens, which are collected manually and then dried. In order to get 0.5 kg of seasoning, it is necessary to collect 225 thousand stamens. Therefore, a kilogram of saffron costs about 6 thousand dollars. Such saffron has a real taste for the flavor and taste of saffron to the dish for five people, enough six stamens.
The world’s most expensive Beluga caviar – albino. Bring this caviar from Iran, but quite rare. Therefore, one hundred grams of caviar cost about 2 thousand dollars. Continue reading
Sultan’s Golden Cake
Price: $ 1,000
Where served: Çırağan Palace Kempinski, Istanbul, Turkey .
Where can I order an omelet for one thousand dollars or to eat pizza for 8 thousand euros? The Forbes magazine decided to find out what restaurants serve similar edible “masterpieces”.
This cake can be enjoyed at the hotel’s restaurant, prepared with pears, figs, quince soaked in Jamaican rum for apricots, vanilla from French Polynesia, truffle, caramel and French wheat. Dessert covered with a layer of 24-carat edible gold. Silver casket of manual work, serving the cake, you can take home as a souvenir. To enjoy this culinary “masterpiece”, it must be arranged at least three days to an hour “X” – this is the warning the hotel. Continue reading
Marbled meat, truffles, shark fin soup – these words until comparatively recently, were known only for notebooks criogenic. Now it can in principle try every Russian. The city restaurants offer varied menu options for the most refined culinary taste. However, there is one “but” – going to the restaurant serving a creative cuisine – not cheap. “Novye Izvestia” tried to figure out how much it will cost exotic dinner.
The landowner Ranevskaya of Chekhov’s Comedy “Cherry orchard” 100 years ago struck the attention of interlocutors memories of Parisian cuisine. “Frogs eat…” is nostalgic to the left. “Big deal!” – I would tell her 50 years later, a Russian ballerina Galina Ulanova, savour during their Chinese tour, the cat’s flash. Now in Moscow is eat. It all depends on the thickness of the purse and tastes of the client. Because each has its own exoticism.
Exoticism in the modern sense is primarily Oriental dishes. Moreover, foodies are not limited to Chinese or Japanese dishes, and need frills from Korean or middle Eastern cooks. Not less popular dishes from Africa and Australia. However, in order to feel the whole bouquet of pleasure, it should be remembered that food must have the same taste as at home, and best of all, elhotova it will cook from the same country. And, of course, to absorb the spirit of the exotic, the ambiance needs to be appropriate. What kind of Chinese restaurant without colored screens and wardrobes? Or Indian – sweet without smelling the intoxicating smell of sandalwood? Continue reading