The Argentine national channel Te Le Fe there is an interesting television program “60 minutes” in the last edition devoted a segment to the most expensive dishes in the world, bringing them the prevailing components and their prices. Here are some interesting examples.
Truffle . type of fungus that always grows next to walnuts and chestnuts, and is for the dieticians of the most special meals of the planet. But component of his sky-high rates looms in huge difficulties to find and become the proud owner of this delicacy. For searching, the collectors use specially trained dogs and even pigs. Half a kilogram of white truffles can cost thousands of dollars (usually over 2000), but there are records of auctions, where in lean years, some gourmets have managed to pay over 300,000 dollars per kilogram!
In the same category of the most expensive food is and bluefin tuna . fish, which is not so often met with in the network and is just wildly popular in the Japanese market and is a delicacy for the rich. It has tender, tasty meat and a huge list of vitamins and other healing ingredients. At the last wholesale auction last Friday (30.12.2011,approx. ed.) the party of golubovato was sold at a record $ 736.000 for a record price of $ 2.500 per kilogram. Continue reading
International catering is represented in Malta by such institutions as McDonalds, Subway and Burger King. And at McDonalds you can drink a beer, or something stronger.
Lunch at the snack bar for two will cost you together with drinks about 4 – 5 Lm. Bread, butter, sugar and cream for coffee free. Expensive is dinner at a cost of about 10 – 15 Lm.
Peculiarities of the national cuisine
Not only do the knights of Malta had its secrets, secrets kept and Maltese Housewives. The mere cooking of hot food, especially in rural areas, is a kind of ritual. It was the fact that due to the lack of firewood cooked food or burned in a furnace, for which the entire village was preparing, and sinking a local Baker, but every woman early in the morning brought down his pot of food. The smells and aromas of the neighbors could have guessed that someone for dinner. Continue reading
What you can never to try
We all know that without food no one can live. And every day we all eat. One there are dishes that not everyone will be able to try. Not because they are dangerous, but simply because they are rare and the cost just comes sometimes to dizzying proportions. Because of their prices most of the people these dishes will never taste ever again.
The most expensive nut in the world is the macadamia. Today, there are only two types of this nut. The rarity of the product indicated that the macadamia tree though, and bears fruit up to 100 years, but it needs special care. The year is just 40 tons of this nut, so the price per 1 kilo up to 30 dollars.
Saffron is the most expensive spice. In fact, it represents the stamens of plants of the family krokusowa. This spice surayut manually and then dried. To produce a kilogram of saffron requires about half a million stamens. For this reason, the price per kilogram of saffron is almost 6 thousand dollars.
The exact price of this delicacy does not exist, because each mushroom is sold at auction. The maximum value of the fungus was more than 30 thousand euros. Continue reading