Remember when you were a kid and first “discovered” beetroot? You probably thought you’d discovered a secret that no one else knew anything about!
Or how about the time you first ate sushi and felt very special, as though eating sushi was something wild and totally out there?
The thing is that most of the foods we eat aren’t rare at all. Our diet consists of popular foods that are largely inexpensive.
But there are rare foods out there, and if you’re looking to host The World’s Coolest Dinner Party Made Up Of The Rarest Foods Ever Which Cost Me A Small Fortune, let’s get you all clued-up on 10 of the world’s rarest foods.
Chances are, you’ve already heard of Saffron. This Indian spice is incredibly expensive, and whenever it’s used in foods to add flavour and texture, it’s used VERY sparingly. Basically, if you use too much, you risk spending all your money you (n)ever had.
Saffron is really rare because it’s difficult to harvest. Just to produce a single solitary pound of the stuff requires up to a staggering 75,000 saffron flowers – essentially, the size of a soccer field. And the price of a pound of Saffron? $5,000.….READ MORE ON THE NEXT PAGE