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Most Expensive Food in the World

Angeline Sunday, December 26, 2010 ,
Have you ever wondered what the most expensive food on earth are? Or if you wish to expand your horizon into the world of excess culinary expense, then you should take a look at the items on the list below. Amazingly, those dishes and desserts are coated in gold. They come in all shapes and sizes. Let's have an in-depth look at a 25 thousand-dollar dessert, 4,200-dollar pizza or 2,750-dollar sushi and so on.

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Frozen Haute Chocolate
Serendipity 3\'s dessert – the Frrrozen Haute Chocolate – is absolutely a dessert that no one will forget in life. The $25,000 dessert bulging with top-grade cocoa, edible gold and shavings of a luxury truffle contains 14 of the most expensive and exotic from around the globe. To create the "Frrrozen Haute Chocolate", Stephen Bruce, owner of Serendipity 3 has been partnered with luxury jeweler Euphoria New York. The dessert is infused with 5 grams (0.2 ounces) of edible 23-karat gold and served in a goblet lined with edible gold.
Pizza Royale 007
Pizza Royale 007
Chef Domenico Crolla in Scotland made his gold-coated pizza named after James bond. The most expensive pizza is topped with champagne-soaked caviar and lobster marinated in the deluxe cognac with sprinkled gold.
Most expensive sushi
Filipino chef Angelito Araneta specializes in making the gold coated sushi. Each of five pieces of sushi is swept with a leaf of edible gold and garnished with a 2-carat African diamond.
Chocolate Cake
Chocolate Cake
Beside gold coated sushi, Angelito Araneta also creates a chocolate cake covered with 24-carat gold leaves with a topping of fifteen African diamonds. This luxurious cake will surely be the best wedding cake if you spend US$2,563 on your wedding day.
White Truffle Bagel
White Truffle Bagel
Chef Frank Tujague of the Westin hotel unveiled the $1,000 white-truffle bagel which was made to raise funds for Les Amis d\'Escoffier Scholarship providing scholarships to students of the culinary arts. The most expensive bagel in the world is described as "topped with white truffle cream cheese and goji berry infused Riesling jelly with golden leaves."
Almas caviar
The most expensive caviar in the world is almas Iranian caviar. The tiny caviar comes from a kind of sturgeon over a century. It is said that the white caviar is more exquisite in flavor rather than the black one.
Gold-Sprinkled Capuccino
Gold-Sprinkled Capuccino
Emirates Place in Abudabi created the gold-infused cappuccino. The unique cappuccino not only owns authentic taste but is topped with 24-karat gold dust sprinkles in place of cinnamon as well.
Huge Italian Truffle To Fetch – $216,000
The world’s most expensive truffle ever as was purchased by an anonymous buyer from Hong Kong for $2, 10,000. But it seems that there is its competitor that can beat it if got sold for $216,000. A 1.5-kg white truffle originated from Italian geography is expected to be sold for will be sold for 150,000 euros ($216,000) at a charity auction scheduled in Macau.
Yubari Melons – $20,000
The Yubari Melon is a very expensive Japanese melon. They had previously been judged the best pair and were purchased by the owner of a nearby seafood lunchbox and souvenir business. Prices range from 6,000 to 15,000 yen (which would be $60 to $150 in the US). The best ones are within the range of costing 20,000 yen ($200 US.)[2], and the price record at auction was established in 2008 at 2 million yen ($20,000).
Dansuke Watermelons – $6,100
Dansuke watermelons, a type of black watermelon grown only on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, are usually given as gifts due to their extraordinary rarity. There were only sixty-five of the fruits among the first harvest this season. According to the AP, “a jumbo black watermelon auctioned in Japan on Friday fetched a record $6,100, making it one of the most expensive watermelons ever sold in the country.”
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Samundri Khazana – $3200
Called The Samundari Khazana aka Treasure from the seas, this one is tasteful mix of Beluga caviar, sea snails and a whole lobster topped with edible gold.The world’s most expensive curry has been launched despite the credit crunch – and costs £2,000 a portion. To celebrate the DVD release of Slumdog Millionaire, Bombay Brassiere packed this curry platter full of the most expensive ingredients they could find.
Wagyu Steak – $2800
For your next after-work social, you might try taking your associates to New York City’s Craft steak, where a full Wagyu rib eye was served up to a private party for $2800. That’s the best steak ever! Try it!

Chocopologie – $2,600 per pound  (The tastiest and most expensive chocolate in the world is Chocopologie by Knipschildt. At $2,600 per pound, this handmade chocolate truffle is available only if ordered. t contains a black truffle and 70% Valrhona cacao)
Chocopologie – $2,600 per pound
The tastiest and most expensive chocolate in the world is Chocopologie by Knipschildt. At $2,600 per pound, this handmade chocolate truffle is available only if ordered. t contains a black truffle and 70% Valrhona cacao
The Zillion Dollar Frittata – $1000
Culinary craziness has reached new heights in New York with the debut of the $1,000 omelet! Le Parker Meridien hotel on W. 57th St. recently added the bank-breaking breakfast dish to its menu, charging patrons what it costs to buy about 200 omelets at your local greasy spoon. It is apparently no ordinary omelet, consisting, as it does, of a mix of eggs, lobster and lots of caviar.
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Matsutake Mushrooms – $1000 per pound
Matsutake is the common name for a highly sought after mycorrhizal mushroom that grows in Asia, Europe, and North America. It is an important element of Japanese cuisine. Matsutake are hard to harvest and therefore the price is very high. The Japanese matsutake at the beginning of the season, which is the highest grade, can go up to $2,000 per kilogram. In contrast, the average value for imported matsutake is about $90 per kilogram.
$12000 Cash Only Meal?
It’s called Knish and if you want one, you have to place your order 48 hours in advance. You also have to pay $12,000 - IN CASH! So what is a Knish? It is “Osetra, Sevruga and Beluga caviars, white alba truffles, 24k edible gold leaf, lobster, Kobe tartar, a Kobe burger, a Kobe hot dog, an ostrich egg, two kinds of foie gras - duck and goose, and a moose snout and drizzled with 100 yr old balsamic vinegar and doused with with Louis XIII Cognac and flambéed.” Kind of like the day before you decide you have to go to the grocery - when you wrangle up everything you can find in your fridge and pantry and then, concoct something that is edible but, just barely. The catch: it’s fake… Having said that, it’s not too far off several of the other thousand dollar drinks and dishes we’ve seen at Trend Hunter. Yesterday’s news of a $1,000 sushi roll really touched a nerve in one reader. When we saw an e-mail with the subject “Suffolk Kitchen introduces $12,000 Knish,” we, of course, assumed it was for real. As we read the “press release,” however, it became obvious that the pitch was full of it, though arguably no more so than the one about the sushi roll.

$5000 Hamburger
As is everything in Vegas, the FleurBurger 5000 is over the top with a hefty price tag of $5,000.00. Created by Chef Hubert Keller, the FleurBurger 5000 is served at Fleur de Lys in Mandalay Bay. It is a Kobe burger containing foie gras, a special truffle sauce, and is served on a brioche truffle bun with black truffles on the side. The burger is served with a bottle of Chateau Petrus 1990 poured in Ichendorf Brunello stemware (you get to keep the stemware)imported from Italy, and a certificate of authenticity will be mailed to your home so you can brag to your friends about how you spent $5000 in Vegas…on a burger.
World's Most Expensive Dessert
If you think the cheesecake you had last weekend was expensive, wait until you try the The Fortress Aquamarine. Sold at a restaurant in Sri Lanka, this dessert made the Forbes Travelers list of the world’s most expensive desserts. It consists of an 80 carat aquamarine gem and some chocolate. Supposedly, none of these have been sold. I can’t imagine why. Inspired by another gem-studded treat, the Bombay Sapphire Martini, the dessert consists of an 80-carat aquamarine gem that sits on a sliver of chocolate shaped to look like the resort’s logo. For a mere $14,500 (not including the handmade glass utensils), diners can keep the gemstone after finishing their treat. Since its March introduction, not even a single piece has been sold. 

$2 Million Cognac
The world’s most expensive cognac which is packaged by jeweler Jose Davalos, is the Henri IV Dudognon Heritage dubbed as the DNA of cognacs. This ultra expensive liquor which has been produced since 1776, is aged in barrels for more than 100 years. The cognac is then bottled in a bejeweled bottle which is dipped in 24 K gold and sterling platinum and decorated with 6,500 brilliant cut diamonds. So I don’t suppose this bottle gets recycled when empty. Anyway, with an alcohol content of 41%, our Henri IV Dudognon Heritage bottle weighs approximately 8 kilograms and it is filled with 100 cl. of the precious liquor. The Henri IV Dudognon Heritage is priced at 1 million sterling pounds or US $1,982,300 per bottle. Cheers.

$6,485 Bottle of Champagne
Perrier-Jouet Champagne, which usually sells for $1,275 a bottle, has gotten even pricier; they’ve created a new limited edition bubbly for billionaires! They took a bunch of sugar and wines from a special region and jugged it up and will be selling it for an outrageous $6,485 a bottle. The first bottles go on sale after a glamorous launch event at the Opera Garnier in Paris on March 20. “The bubbly is tailor-made through the addition of a liqueur, a combination of sugar and wines from different years,” according to the International Herald Tribune. “Buyers will also be offered an haute cuisine dinner and an overnight stay at Perrier-Jouet’s Belle-Epoque mansion in Epernay, east of Paris, that is home to 200 pieces of original modern art.” Oh well now, doesn’t this just pop your cork? They would prefer you buy a box set of 12 for $78,944. But with the US investment markets tanking, setting aside the box for a few years might be a wise investment.

$71,000  Flawless  Cocktail
You haven’t tasted opulence til you’ve sipped on the US $71,011.50 glasses of “Flawless” at London nightclub, Movida. It’s officially the world’s most expensive Christmas cocktail according to the Daily Mail, and it’s being launched today. “Ingredients in the costly cocktail include a large measure of Louis XII cognac, half a bottle of Cristal Rose champagne, some brown sugar, angostura bitters and a few flakes of 24-carat edible gold leaf, according to The Guardian,” the Mail said. “But the real extravagance is an 11-carat white diamond ring - which can be found at the bottom of the glass. “And customers buying the exorbitant cocktail won’t go unnoticed. Two security guards will be on watch as the drink is prepared and watch over the client’s table until the last sip.” No doubt this will be the engagement method of choice for some of London’s most affluent this season! Undeniably memorable, just hopefully not as the night your wife-to-be chocked on a massive diamond. Hopefully the security guys are up to par on their Heimlich.

The Grand Opulence Sundae
We all do love ice creams for sure! But not every ice cream we love is affordable like this $1,000 ice cream sundae called the Grand Opulence Sundae from famed Serendipity of New York City. Apparently this ice cream is the “World’s most expensive sundae.” Made with 5 scoops of the richest Tahitian vanilla bean ice cream infused with Madagascar vanilla and covered in 23K edible gold leaf, the sundae is drizzled with the world's most expensive chocolate, Amedei Porceleana, and covered with chunks of rare Chuao chocolate, which is from cocoa beans harvested by the Caribbean Sea on Venezuela's coast. The masterpiece is suffused with exotic candied fruits from Paris, gold dragets, truffles and Marzipan Cherries. It is topped with a tiny glass bowl of Grand Passion Caviar, an exclusive dessert caviar, made of salt-free American Golden caviar, known for its sparkling golden color. It's sweetened and infused with fresh passion fruit, orange and Armagnac. The sundae is served in a baccarat Harcourt crystal goblet with an 18K gold spoon to partake in the indulgenceserved with a petite mother of pearl spoon and topped with a gilded sugar flower

$3,333.33 Ice Cream Sundaes reported on the world’s most expensive ice cream sundae, the $1,000 Grand Opulence Sundae from Serendipity of New York City. Somebody should call Guinness to let them know there is a new kid on the block - Three Twins Ice Cream’s “World’s Most Expensive Ice Cream Sundae”. So how much is it? - $3,333.33. The sundae is made with three rare dessert wines (see image) As a member of 1% For The Planet, an organization whose members give a portion of their profits to environmental groups, one-third of the purchase price will be donated to a local land trust.
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