Top 5 Most Expensive Foods in the World

Once in your life you may have come across some serious food lovers. I’m pretty sure that you have never come across such a food lover who will be ready to spend thousands of dollars just on a single plate of some unique and rare kind of food. People will be shocked to know that there are certain foods out there which can cost thousands of bucks.

We know that eating delicious foods comes among the most pleasurable experiences. Here is a list of some very unique and expensive foods. Some of those are worth an average man’s monthly income, whereas a few are worth the annual income of an average person.1

5. Westin hotel Bagel

It costs $1000 and looks just like an ordinary beagle but what is it that makes it so special? It is the creation of the executive chef of the Westin hotel, Chef Frank Tujague. The element that is the main reason behind the very high price of this bagel is the white truffle which is infused in cream cheese. At the same time another important element is the Italian fungus which is one of the most expensive type of fungus.

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4. Domenico Crolla’s Pizza Royale- 007

This one pizza costs around $4,200 . The most unique thing about this pizza by Chef Domenico Crolla is that he makes portraits on his pizza with edible ingredients. The pizza Royale-007 was a 12 inch pizza with a beautiful combination of tomato sauce; alcoholic beverage infused savory ingredients and smoked Scottish salmon. On top of that it had 24 carat gold flakes for garnishing. Unfortunately the James bond films group didn’t commission this recipe.

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3. Densuke Black watermelon

Once a “Densuke Black watermelon” that weighed 17 pounds was sold for $6,100. What makes this a very expensive fruit is not hard to answer. Top of the list is it production, it is only grown in a Japanese Island and it’s harvest is done once a years which Yields to a total product of just a few dozen of those watermelons. Other than that the sweetness, crispiness and the hardness are nearly perfect.

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2. Almas Caviar

One can imagine the worth of the food item when the fact will come in his knowledge that the food item is sold only in 24 carat gold tins. Caviars are already an expensive type of food and this Almas caviar is even more expensive. Even the shops that sell Almas caviar are not easy to find. Its selling price is $24,000 and If a person just wants to have a taste of it then it is also available in a smaller tin $1,250.

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1. Italian White Alba Truffle

Truffles are already known for being very expensive, and this Italian White Alba truffle is one of the rare kinds of truffles. The reason truffles are so expensive is because they are difficult to cultivate and other than that, the flavor. Once a 1.51 grams of Italian white Alba truffle was sold for $160,000 to a Hong Kong couple.

 

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