What do you buy someone that has everything? That is the ultimate question amongst the rich and famous, but there is always scope and new fashionable foods to experience and indulge in. Although some of the foods are something we would put on our weekly food shop list, these are the crème de la crème of each food group that the world has to offer.
Almas Caviar – $25,000
Caviar is often associated with wealth and extravagance due to the rarity and long process to harvest the fish eggs. However, Almas Caviar splits the rich from the extremely rich as this delicacy is a huge $25,000 per 24 karat gold tin. There is only one shop I the world that sells this type of caviar which can be found in London Piccadilly in The Caviar House & Prunier.
Bluefin Tuna – $3,500 per pound
This endangered species is used to make exquisite sushi but due to the rarity of availability of the fish it prices up at a huge $3,500 per pound.
Italian White Alba Truffle – $160,406
Truffles are expensive to source and buy due to the unusual process of cultivating, and in the case size does matter! On record, one of the largest recorded truffles to be sourced was a heavy 1.51 kilograms and sold with the large price tag to go with.
Duke and Duchess Of Windsors 1937 Wedding Cake -$29,900
If you want a slice of the Duke and Duchess of Windsors wedding cake from 1937, then look no further. In auction a slice of the fruity delight sold for the extravagant price of $29,900 for a single slice.
Japanese Wagyu Beef – $300 – $1,300 per pound
This is the very best beef available in the world and is often referred to as the caviar of beef. What makes this beef special is the way the cattle are bred and fed, this also makes the meat low-cholesterol and very tender.
Saffron – $2,000 – $10,000 per pound
If you love seasoning and beautiful colours with a touch of luxury, then saffron is the spice for you. It costs $2,000 per pound of the bright red spice.
First Harvest Brisbane Mangoes – $4,200 each
Nothing beats the first taste of your favourite ripe fruit when the right season comes around, but is that first piece of fruit worth $4,200? Apparently so, a total of 12 mangoes were auctioned for $50,000 in 2010!
Krispy Kreme Donut – $1,000
This Krispy Kreme donut combined the classic delicious donut taste we love, into a price of art and taste of the high life. Taking three days to construct, this magnificent donut looks almost too good to eat. Although the Dom Perignon 2002 vintage champagne jelly, real gold dusted chocolate flowers and even edible diamonds does sound delicious.
Anglito Araneta Jr’s Sushi – $2000
This is not any old sushi, this is record breaking (bank breaking) 24 carat gold covered sushi. This sushi also contains 0.2 carat African diamonds, which are edible to add an extra element of wealth and sparkle to the already stunning dish, To tuck into just five pieces of the suchi would rack up a total of nearly $2,000.
The Frozen Haute Chocolate Ice Cream Sundae – $25,000
Ice cream sundaes are not often associated as a posh food for super wealthy, but this one can not be competed with. This indulgent dessert was created in the famous New York restaurant, Serendipity that has seen endless celebrities walk through its doors. The sundae itself is in a 23 carat gold lined goblet with an 18 carat gold bracelet and 1 carat gold white diamonds at its base. The 28 cocoa desserts eaten with a diamond encrusted spoon, which is later given to the customer to take with them.
Hop Shoots – $600 per pound
The hop shoots is arguably the most expensive vegetable around due to how hard it is to get your hands on. This asparagus like vegetable only appears in the spring for a short while before disappearing again.
Samundari Khazana Curry – $3,200
If you love curry, then meet the world’s most expensive one. This curry is served in London for a huge $3,200. Why so expensive? It comprises of ingredients such as demon crab, quails eggs, beluga caviar, gold coated Scottish lobster and four abalones and in case that was not enough, the dish is sprinkled by more gold leaf.
Westin Hotel Bagel – $1,000
This bagel is almost too pretty to eat, but in case you are wondering what makes this bagel different to the ones in your local bakery, it is the white truffle cream cheese, with a spread of goji berry infused Riesling jelly and topped with pretty gold leaf. The white truffle is the ingredient that bumps the price up.
Steveston Seafood Pizza – $720
The Steveston seafood pizza takes pizza to a whole new level. The perfect doughy base is covered in lobster thermidor, black Alaskan cod, finely smoked salmon, huge tiger prawns, and Russian Osetra caviar. This pizza is packed with the best elements of sea food available.
Ayam Cemani Chicken – $2,500 for a whole chicken or £199 for a chick
This chicken is extremely rare, this all black chicken does not stop at the feathers, the meat, organs and muscles too is completely black.