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
Gourmets all over the world crave more thrills, they can not be surprised raw fish in a fancy sauce or the meat of a lion, so they are looking for exotics worldwide, and it is not so difficult to find. Many national dishes, for example, Australia, Africa, India and South America, are quite usual for the inhabitants of these countries, but shocking for us, accustomed to the aristocracy, Europeans.
We all know the passion of Koreans for seafood, but some of their Hobbies cross the boundaries of our understanding, though perhaps not all that bad and really tasty. Unlike squid, octopus in South Korea not stewed, not boiled, not fried, not baked, and served at the table raw, living form, they are still moving and trying to escape from the plate. Seafood connoisseurs argue that the way meat is better chewed and digested faster. 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