Have you ever wondered what rich people eat when they decide to take a break from their private chefs? Well, it is all here! We scorned the internet for some of the most expensive foods. It’s not intricate dishes but simple ‘ingredients you can add to your diet if you want to treat yourself. Below are six foods that come with a hefty price tag. What gives some of these foods such an expensive rate is either their exquisitely delicious taste or their rarity. So, buckle up because you’re going to see a soup made of saliva and melon that is auctioned!
1- White Truffles
White truffles are added when making luxury dishes but did you know that they are literally the most pricey foods in the whole wide world? They are also known as the ‘diamond of the kitchen.’ Despite being the most expensive food item, people are not usually attracted to the appearance of this specific food however, the taste is something special.
You read that right. Your favorite vanilla ice-cream is made out of one of the most expensive food items in the world. It is considered as a ‘spice’ derived from a flower which blooms just for a couple of hours every year.
Vanilla costs for around $4000 lbs.
Saffron is considered the most costly spice for a very long now. This food item originated in Iran. It is used as a ‘coloring agent’ and also considered as a ‘royal ingredient’ of any dish.
4- Almas Caviar
Sold for $25,000, this most expensive food item in the world is also produced in Iran however, it is not easily found even in Iran. You can find this item in London but one interesting thing about this food is that it is sold in packaging made out of 24 karat gold.
5- Yubari King Melon
Imagine a melon being included in the list of the most expensive food items however, this is not the ordinary melon you can find at your local market. They cost for $5000 per piece and are orange-colored from the inside. The taste of this melon is COMPLETELY different from the regular one. This is one of the most in-demand food item which is sold in auctions.
6- Red Bird’s Nest
This is a Chinese dish. It is made like a soup but one WEIRD fact about this expensive food is that it is made up of SALIVA. Um… Yes, you read that right.
This dish is known for its deliciousness and rare taste. Each bowl costs for about $10,000.
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