The most expensive spice in the world – saffron. Real saffron is nothing. stamens like plants of the family krokusowa ( Crocus sativus ). There is a “fake” saffron. also called Imereti. It is made from the stamens of flowers of marigold. The cost of a kilogram of saffron can reach up to $ 6,000. Such unprecedented price due to the fact. that it is hard to grow and gather. to produce 1 kg of dry saffron you need to sort through approximately 2000 flowers. From 1 ha of plantation in the first year can be collected only 6 kg of saffron. second – up 20 lbs. of Bright orange stigmas are cut manually on the first day of blossoming and dried.
The most expensive caviar in the world is not black. The most prized Beluga caviar-albino “Almas”. This fish is found in the Caspian sea off the coast of Iran. The eggs have different shades: from pale grey to white. Lighter than the caviar, the more expensive it. Caviar “Almas” is exported from Iran and is packaged in jars made of pure gold. 100 grams of caviar cost about 2 thousand dollars. This delicacy is very perishable, so need to use it immediately after purchase. Continue reading
The most valuable quality of the human soul – the ability to make art in the most mundane things. A tireless human genius has created a cult of food and his faithful followers – cooks and gourmets. These individuals have dedicated their lives not only to improve culinary arts, but also the search of new sensations from the use of different products. So there were expensive and exquisite dishes, rare components, referred to as delicacies.
Today there are several dozens of the rarest and most valuable products. For the right to possess them or the ability to enjoy their taste, wealthy people pay a lot of money.
What are these products?
• The eggs. The world’s most expensive caviar – Almas (Arab. “the diamond”), also called white. This caviar is produced by the Beluga-albino, approximately once in a hundred years, are exported from Iran, in jars of gold and costs about$ 5,000 per kilogram. Continue reading
In the world there are not just expensive, but very expensive products. Sometimes it is difficult to understand why a kilogram of ordinary, at first glance, the potato is worth 20 thousand rubles, and a tea bag and even more – tens of thousands of dollars. But, it turns out, there is an explanation.
The most expensive spice in the world – saffron. This saffron – not that other, as the stamens of plants of the family krokusowa (Crocus sativus). There is also a false saffron, which is also called Imereti. It is made from the stamens of flowers of marigold. The price of a kilogram of saffron could cost up to $6 thousand This fabulous price of saffron is due to the complexity of its cultivation and harvesting technologies. To produce 1 kg of dry saffron you need to sort through approximately 2000 flowers. From 1 ha of plantation in the first year can be collected only 6 kg of saffron; in the second year, up to 20 kg. the Workpiece is carried out in the period of flowering in Sunny weather. Bright orange stigmas are cut manually on the first day of blossoming and dried. Continue reading