World's Most Expensive Foods
Have you ever wondered what the most expensive foods and beverages on earth are? Most people might think it would be something associated with gold and diamonds…
Spices & Condiments
"Most expensive Brownie"....The average brownie cost no more than a couple bucks. At the DB Bistro Moderne in New York it’ll cost you a cool $1,000. Made with hazelnuts from Italy and gold dust after every single bite someone with the title of “the dessert captain” uses what looks like an old-fashioned perfume bottle to spray a fine mist of vintage port directly on your tongue. The bottle alone costs $750 – but the good news is that you get to keep it even after you scarfed down the brownie.
"Most Expensive Frozen Dessert".... The Frozen Haute Chocolate ice cream sundae contains a blend of 28 cocoas, including 14 of the most expensive in the world. It is decorated with edible gold and served in a goblet lined with edible gold. As if all that weren’t enough, there is an 18 karat gold bracelet with 1 carat of diamonds in the bottom of the sundae, and the treat is served with a golden spoon decorated in white and chocolate diamonds, both of which go home with the diner.
"Amereica's Most Expensive Ice Cream"....Topping our list of America's most expensive ice cream pints, Cappanari’s of Chicago will ship you their delicious ice cream, for a price. This family owned-and-operated ice cream parlor offers delectable flavors created by a master chef. If you want to order it, be prepared to shell out $160 to $190 for 6 pints. If you go the $190 route, then you’re left with a grand total of $31 per pint. That’s a lot of money for a pint of ice cream.
"Most Expensive PB & J".....$300.00 “Red’s Golden Gourmet” PB&J sandwich come with all natural peanut butter, cherry jam, fresh blueberries, bananas, crispy premium bacon and honey, artfully arranged between two slices of gourmet egg brioche bread toasted golden brown. That’s not all, each half of the mouthwatering PB&J sandwich then gets speared with two 24 karat gold plated vermeil toothpicks. Toothpicks are made from pure sterling silver and come with a custom black leather toothpick holder.
"27.321 Cocktail"....If you’re in Dubai, stop by the the Burj Al Arab hotel and try out this awesome cocktail from the Skyview Bar for only $7,500 The “27.321 cocktail,” named for its price in the local currency (UAE dirham), consists of a 55 year Macallan scotch sweetened with passion fruit sugar, chilled with imported ice, and served in a 18 karat gold tumbler. Each sip of this rare brew sets you back roughly $400.
"Cackalacky Spice Sauce "..Cackalacky is “the best tasting spice sauce commercially available.” The sauce is flavored with yams, burgundy wine, aged chiles and other spices. Normally the price is only $5.99 a bottle. In 2005, however, Cackalacky released its Single-Batch Private Reserve Stock. The Private Reserve came in a five-ounce bottle, autographed by Cackalacky’s brand creator and “Ambassador of Good Taste,” Page Skelton. It sold for an eye-popping $98,786.
"The Roquefort and Almond Sourdough"..... is prepared with the finest and most expensive ingredients as the Rolls Royce Bread by master baker Paul Hollywood from a specialist miller and France’s finest Roquefort cheese. The bread is the finest one can buy in the Britain’s Harrods for £15 (US $24.50).
"The California Capital City Dawg"..... a 15-inch herbs-and-olive-oil focaccia roll with Italian white truffle butter. The bacon is marinated in maple syrup and double-smoked over apple and cherry woods. toppings include moose cheese, Pommery whole-grain mustard from Meaux, France, garlic-herb mayonnaise, caramelized sauteed shallots, mixed baby greens, chopped tomato, dried sweetened cranberries, ground peppercorns and fruity balsamic vinaigrette for $145.49.
"Vanilla"..... is the second most sought after spice in the world. The vanilla flowers bloom for a couple of hours once a year, The vanilla pods have to be fermented and aged for two years. The exorbitant price for a pound of pure vanilla can cost up to $3500 to $4000, approx. INR 2.17 lakhs to INR 2.4 lakhs
“Hop shoots” are the most expensive vegetable in the world. The bittering agent in most beers, the plant shoots are available between January and April. In Belgium, these shoots are cultivated under glass or in dark rooms, since the shoot turns green and develops a harder, rope-like consistency when it emerges outdoors. Because of the short period of availability and the labor intensive culture the first kilos/2 pounds are generally sold by auction for as much as 999 Euro per kilo/2 pound!