Luxury really has no ends and one of the greatest decadence one can indulge in is definitely food! While we all have our own comfort foods, these most expensive dishes in the world take the food blowout to another pleasurable level. These dishes will surely delight your taste buds with their exuberant ingredients but may unsettle your wallet a bit (or a lot)!
Strawberry Dessert at Arnaud’s, New Orleans
Thinking of proposing someone and have a big wallet? This strawberry dessert can serve the purpose well. This dessert has Louisiana strawberries stewed in Burgundy-style wine, ruby port, cinnamon, sugar and cloves. It is then topped with whipped cream and vanilla ice cream. The 7-carat pink diamond ring decorated on the top adds to the overall grace.
Price: $3.95 million, approximately INR 26 crores
Chocolate Dessert at Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel, England
The pudding claimed to be the most expensive in the world and priced at $35,000 is styled like a Faberge Easter egg and has the most luxurious ingredients like four different types of finest Belgian chocolate and is dressed with champagne caviar and gold leaf. The piece de resistance is a two-carat diamond which adorns its surface making it an indulgent treat to savour in England.
Price: $35,000, approximately INR 21 lakhs
Wagyu Meat Pie at Fence Gate Inn, Lancashire
The pie consists of Wagyu Beef, black truffles and Chinese mushrooms. The sauce recipe has two bottles of 1982 Château Mouton Rothschild red wine (costing more than $7,722) and a 24-carat gold-leaf garnish. At $16,000, it is one indulgent treat with the most premium ingredients.
Price: $16,000, approximately INR 10 lakhs
The Fortress Stilt Fisherman Indulgence at The Fortress, Sri Lanka
Inspired by the stilt fishing in Sri Lanka and priced at $14,500, this dessert consists of an Italian Cassata with gold leaf, mango, pomegranate compote and a champagne based sabayon enlighten. There is a miniature chocolate fisherman sculpture hanging onto a stilt and underneath him is an 80 carat aquamarine stone, which comes complimentary with this dish.
Price: $14,500, approximately INR 9.5 lakhs
Louis XIII Pizza at Salerno, Italy
Louis XIII is not just an ordinary pizza. It is the most expensive pizza in the world. When you order this pizza, the chef comes to your home with all the ingredients and bakes it for you. The toppings of the pizza include mozzarella di bufala, lobster, caviar, squilla mantis, and pink salt. All the toppings used in this 8-inch pizza are exported from different parts of the world.
Price: $12,000, approximately INR 7 lakhs
Ono Cocktail at XS Nightclub Encore, Las Vegas
Priced at $10,000, the cocktails consists of Charles Heidsieck Champagne Charlie 1981 and Louis XIII de Remy Martin Black Pearl cognac. Along with this comes a pair of men’s silver cufflinks and a woman’s 18K white gold chain with a black pearl pendant.
Price: $1,000, approximately INR 6 lakhs
FleurBurger 5000 at Fleur, Las Vegas
While Vegas itself is a land of ultimate luxury, this burger will make you forget your neighbourhood take away of burger and fries as it is is the finest the world has to offer. Priced at $5,000, it consists of Wagyu beef and foie gras patty with truffle sauce and shaved black truffles. A bottle of Chateau Petrus wine valued at $2,500 comes complimentary with the burger.
Price: $5,000 approximately, INR 3 lakhs
Samundari Khazana Curry at Bombay Brasserie, London
At a whopping price of $3,200, London’s Bombay Brasserie serves Samundari Khazana which means “seafood treasure” and is the most expensive curry in the world. The dish consists of Devon crab, four abalones, four quail eggs, white truffle, Beluga caviar, gold leaf, and a Scottish lobster coated in gold leaf. It comes in mild, medium or hot flavour. A side of brown rice would cost $1 more! It is a perfect blend of a simple Indian curry with the finest ingredients in the world.
Price: $3,200, approximately INR 2 lakhs
These decadent treats need no occasion as they are an occasion in themselves. Each one of these treats can be a daily affair for the uber rich or a lifetime experience for many. So, if you are a foodie, do try at least one of these most expensive dishes in the world.