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
Ingredients: 300 g smoked chicken fillet, 300 g of canned pineapples, 150 g cheese, 3 eggs, 50 g of kernels of walnuts, mayonnaise, cucumber, lettuce, dill.
Filet and pineapples cut into small cubes. Boil eggs, whites and yolks separately to grate.
Grate the cheese on a small grater. Walnuts chop and fry. Put layers on lettuce leaves, using split form: fillet, pineapple, mayonnaise, egg whites, cheese, mayonnaise, nuts, fillet, pineapple, mayonnaise, egg whites, cheese, mayonnaise, egg yolks, mayonnaise, nuts. A little fillet and nuts to leave for decoration. Refrigerate for 6-8 hours, during this time, can fully enjoy porcelain tiles by Atlas Concorde. To draw on the sides with slices of cucumber, sprigs of dill and nuts. The top decorate with slices of cucumber and chicken. On the edge using a pastry bag to put the stars of mayonnaise. Continue reading
Speckled hen salad, the recipe of which is proposed below, it is possible to cook in the evening as an appetizer for dinner. This salad is not just an excellent decoration of every festive meal, but also be able to take its rightful place at Sunday’s family dinner.
100 g of prunes,
pickles – two hundred grams;
two hundred grams of mushrooms,
50 grams of vegetable oil,
To taste mayonnaise,
one tsp of salt and pepper. 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
Frenchman, Hubert Keller is widely respected among American chefs. He owns several restaurants, including Fleur, located in the world capital of gambling. It is here that serves a giant Burger for $5000: a Kobe beef, foie Gras and truffle sauce, all on a lush crispy bun. As a bonus — a bottle of Château Pétrus wine harvest in 1995, and exclusive glass that, if the client so wishes, he will be sent home with a certificate of quality. In addition, the satellite or companion, who will order the FleurBurger 5000, will receive a free Burger — though ordinary.
Golden Opulence Sundae
Cost: $1000. Legendary cafe in the Upper East side is often called the “luxury fast food”: hot dogs, sandwiches and burgers here are significantly more expensive than conventional eatery. And desserts from Serendipity III will cost a pretty penny: why should only the Golden Opulence Sundae! It is based on ice cream bean Tahitian vanilla. They are filled with elegant ice-cream bowls decorated with edible gold leaf and shavings of the world’s most expensive chocolate Amedei Porceleana. For dessert are served candied exotic fruits, gold dragees, marzipan cherries and a plate of caviar. To order the Golden Opulence Sundae is necessary not less than 48 hours, otherwise the cook will not have time to deal with time consuming task. Continue reading