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Top 10 expensive foods in the world 2014

Faberge Chocolate Cake

Faberge Chocolate Cake

Price

$ 35000

Location:

England

Chef name:

Chef Marc Guibert

Brand name:

Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel

Why it is expensive?

This 8x8cm cake made with finest Belgian chocolate was infused with orange, whiskey and peach. The cake was coated with layers of champagne caviar jelly and a light Biscuit Joconde. The dark chocolate and the gold leaf were coated on the top for some finishing touches. The major temptation on the cake was the two carat diamond placed on top of the cake. The cake is packed in an edible Faberge egg container layered with champagne jelly and edible gold. This dessert with so much of expensive ingredients has become of the top expensive foods around the world.

Frrrozen Haute Chocolate

Frrrozen Haute Chocolate

Price

$ 25000

Location:

New York, United States

Chef name:

Unknown

Brand name:

Serendipity 3 restaurant

Why it is expensive?

The hot chocolate with infusion of fine cocoas and milk may look ordinary to most of the people. What makes the chocolate expensive is that the inside of the hot chocolate is filled with edible gold leaf. A spoon comes with the chocolate which is also made of gold. The customers can take that to their homes. The expensive ingredient added in it is the topping of La Madeline au Truffle. The dessert has to be ordered at least two weeks in advance. Looks like this dessert is never going to exclude from the expensive foods list for many years to come as it made an entry in both the most expensive foods 2013 and 2014. This year also it has been included so it looks like this expensive dessert is here to stay for a long run.

Lancashire Wagyu & Mushroom Pie

Lancashire Wagyu & Mushroom Pie

Price

$ 14260

Location:

England

Chef name:

Spencer Burge

Brand name:

The Fence Gate Inn

Why it is expensive?

This mushroom pie has the expensive ingredients in it which makes it one of the expensive foods around the world. Each ingredient worth a lot of money and is rare in its availability. The meat pie has Wagyu beef fillet which costs up to $870. The Chinese matsutake mushrooms have been added in it which amounts to $800 per kg. The winter black truffles which are considered extremely rare are worth $2400 per kg. The French bluefoot mushrooms cost about $320 per kg. Just the ingredients are worth a lot of money. The gravy of the pie is made up of two bottles of vintage 1982 Chateau Mouton Rothschild wine. Each bottle of this wine is worth $1740. To make the pie even more expensive, the edible gold leaf covers the crust.

Louis XIII Pizza Royale

Louis XIII Pizza Royale

Price

$ 12000

Location:

Italy

Chef name:

Renato Viola

Brand name:

 Unknown

Why it is expensive?

This pizza is one of the really expensive foods because it has Norwegian lobster marinated in cognac. The Mediterranean prawns and Cilento bugs give this pizza an exotic taste. One of the very expensive foods is considered the caviar. The addition of three types of black caviar has been added in it which is soaked in champagne. The pizza has some addition of Buffalo mozzarella cheese and Australian Murray River pink salt. The pizza has a diameter of 20 cm and has a serving for two persons. The Remy Martin Louis XIII is served with the pizza which is considered the finest cognac in the world today. The pizza is made at the home of the customer which is a unique experience in itself. A team of three comes to your house which comprises of a pizza chef, a sommelier and a chef. The team comes with all the necessary ingredients and cutlery set required for making the eating experience a memorable one. The limited edition cutlery set is given to the customer as part of the package. The chef serves the wine. The dough of the pizza is prepared 72 hours in advance before the set date of making the pizza.

Fleurburger 5000

FleurBurger 5000

Price

$ 5000

Location:

Las Vegas, United States

Chef name:

Hubert Keller

Brand name:

Fleur Restaurant

Why it is expensive?

Who does not like ham burgers as they are the least expensive foods around the world? Normally a burger comes in $10 to $15. But a burger worth of $5000 is made in a restaurant in Las Vegas, Nevada. Yes, you heard it right. The inclusion of Wagyu beef patty and black truffles makes this burger one of the expensive foods to eat. The Wagyu beef patty is made with some foie gras as well which is considered extremely rare. The patty is sandwiched between brioche truffle buns. The burger comes with a serving of 1995 Chateau Petrus Bordeaux which amounts to $2500. The Ichendorf glasses can be taken to home which comes along with the burger. One time top chef contestant Hubert Keller made this burger in 2011 in his Mandalay bay restaurant. A burger with a lot of worthy accompaniments like these lands it in the top 10 most expensive foods in the world. This burger has challenged the notion that burgers cannot be the most expensive food on the planet.

Anqi Pho Soup

Anqi Pho Soup

Price

$ 5000

Location:

Santa Monica, LA, United States

Chef name:

Unknown

Brand name:

The Tiato Restaurant

Why it is expensive?

One cannot even imagine that a soup can be the most expensive foods in the world. This soup was put up for an auction at Tiato restaurant for charitable purpose. The soup features some of the most expensive food recipe. The ingredients in it are the rarest in the world including Wagyu beef, white alba truffles, a foie gras gravy, hand raised bean sprouts and noodles made up of rare blue lobster meat. The Pho comes from Vietnamese origins. It’s their speciality.  The soup was auctioned to support the Children’s hospitals of Los Angeles. The soup has been permanently included in the Crustacean restaurant as well in the support of the Children’s hospital. The Crustacean restaurant is the franchise of House of An which runs the Tiato restaurant as well. After the entry of the Anqi Pho soup in the expensive foods in the world it has also become the expensive Asian food as well.

Pizza Royale 007

Pizza Royale 007

Price

$ 4200

Location:

Scotland

Chef name:

Domenico Crolla

Brand name:

Bella Napoli

Why it is expensive?

This pizza exudes royalty not only from its name but also from the usage of finest ingredients in it. The topping of the pizza includes lobster marinated in cognac missed with champagne soaked in caviar, venison, prosciutto, smoked salmon and the last but not the least it includes 24 carat edible gold in it which make it the most expensive foods in the world to eat. It was sold on eBay for $4200 and we wonder who would eat a pizza having in it? Rare ingredient like caviar can make an average dish an expensive food to order. As pizza is a cheap as well as expensive American food so the choices so consumers have many choices available to them. Either the customers can buy a cheap $15 dollar pizza or high profile customers can go for this Pizza Royale 007. The choice is yours based on the amount of money in your pocket.

Samundari Khazana Curry

Samundari Khazana Curry

Price

$ 3200

Location:

London, England

Chef name:

Chef Prahlad Hegde

Brand name:

Bombay Brassiere

Why it is expensive?

Curry has become fancy expensive foods around the world due to its spicy flavours which gives good temptation to your taste buds. The name has been kept in Urdu which means ‘’seafood treasure’’. The unique thing about this curry is that it has lobster in it which is covered in caviar, snails and edible gold. The recipe of the curry is a family recipe of Chef Prahlad Hegde. The curry was made in order to pay a tribute to the Oscar winning movie Slum dog Millionaire which was based in India. A devon crab, beluga caviar, abalones, four quail eggs filled with more caviar makes this dish one of the super expensive foods in the world. Like any Indian recipe, it is enriched with spices and chillies. The use of tamarind paste gives the dish a sour taste. The truffles in the dish cost about $200. The edible gold is worth $2000 for 10 kgs. As the Asian restaurants are spreading throughout the world especially the Indian ones so the curry has become one of the expensive food dishes which is enjoyed thoroughly by the non-Asian customers as well. Also caviar and abalones are considered rare expensive foods so their addition in any dish makes it expensive already.

Wagyu Ribeye Steak

Wagyu Ribeye steak

Price

$ 2800

Location:

New York, United States

Chef name:

Tom Colicchio

Brand name:

Craftsteak

Why it is expensive?

The main ingredient of the dish itself is not easily available in North America s the Wagyu beef comes from Japan. The Japanese feeds beer to the cows and the cows are massaged regularly for tenderness. It’s their special treatment which makes the Wagyu beef an expensive meat to cook. The Wagyu beef is considered by many the tenderest beef in the world and it has omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids so that’s a plus. This particular steak was made in Craftsteak for a private party. The steak was heated to give it a medium rare inside look. The golden crust gives it a crispy finish. A 40 pound steak is a delight for any one anyway. A steak has never been considered as an expensive food for sale but the tenderness in Wagyu beef makes it the most expensive foods in the world. This is the very reason that this dish made of Wagyu beef has landed in the most expensive foods 2015 list.

230 Fifth Hotdog

230 Fifth Hotdog

Price

$ 2300

Location:

United States of America

Chef name:

Johnny benedetti

Brand name:

230 Fifth

Why it is expensive?

This special hotdog at 230 Fifth is one of the top ten most expensive foods in the world. This hotdog is prepared on a 48 hour notice and it is infused with the famous cognac. The mushroom dust is spread from the top. The addition of lobster makes the topping even more mouth watering. The hot dog was made from the Wagyu beef which was dried in 60 days by DeBragga. The beef is then put on a brioche bun toasted with truffle butter and slathered with organic ketchup. The ketchup is assorted with saffron imported from Iran. It then combines with Mustarde de Charroux from France which enriches it even further. The Vidalia onions caramelised in Dom Perignon makes the entry into the recipe as a final item. The sauerkraut which is braised in Cristal is also added into the hot dog. The 100 year old balsamic vinegar gives it a vintage feel. The hot dog has never been considered an expensive food but 230 fifth landed it easily in the most expensive foods on earth.

 

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