People all around the world have different tastes and varieties of food, what doesn’t change is the common human love for eating. All over the world people eat different kinds of food. Some prefer veggies over meat whereas some prefer meat over veggies. Also, there are people who are most interested in having a taste of what lives inside the ocean. In this article, we are going to tell you about the 10 Most Expensive Seafood In The World.
Food is a basic necessity of the human body, we need it in order to survive and for our body to function properly. However, sometimes even something of necessity such as food can become an item of luxury. Different oceans and different parts of the world have different varieties of seafood. There are various ways of making different kinds of seafood. There are shrimps, Oysters, scallops and Lobsters.
Then there are full-grown fishes which people enjoy eating such as Tuna. Some people enjoy canned seafood or some prefer raw fish with the right amount of salt on it. There’s not one but types of seafood that are loved by people all around the world. So without further ado let us continue to our list of 10 Most Expensive Seafood In the World.
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10 Most Expensive Seafood in World
1. Bluefin Tuna
On the first position in our list comes the Bluefin Tuna, a fish that is found and eaten in Japan the most. Although today the Bluefin Tuna can be bought for $3,603 per pound, in 2003 it was sold for $1.76 million making it the most expensive fish in the World.
The taste of this fish is a little too exquisite, it gives you the delicate flavour of an exquisite sea creature. The fish owes its value to the challenge loving anglers (fishermen) who hand-pick it from dangerous waters in the ocean. If it was easier to get, it wouldn’t be so expensive.
2. Almas Caviar
The Almas Caviar from the Caviar House and Prunier is the second most expensive seafood in the world. The Caviar House and Prunier is the only eatery in the world that offers the Almas caviar to the customers. The Caviar comes in a 24 karat gold tin.
Only the finest ingredients are used in the making this caviar, the stewed eggs are cooked with natural spices only, customised for every palate. The taste of the Almas Caviar is kind of sublime and in simpler terms those who have tried it call it the most exquisite seafood experience they have ever had.
3. Posh Pie
This seafood known as the Posh Pie is the speciality of the Lord Dudley hotel located in Sydney, Australia. At the time it was brought up it was the most ridiculously expensive dish. It was first prepared by an Australian chef on the occasion of the Groupon group celebrating its success.
Simply put, the Posh Pie is a dish that is prepared for those who are looking for a dish with fine quality and top-notch presentation. It has a light and “flaky” crust that retains all the beautiful flavour inside. It is the third most expensive dish in our list of 10 most expensive seafoods in the world.
4. Bay Eel
Seafood that is native to the United States, it is pretty much a very celebrated food item there not only as of the most expensive food in the country but also as the healthiest meal Americans have ever found for themselves.
5. Zillion Dollar Lobster Frittata
The Lobster Frittata comes fifth on our list of 10 most expensive seafoods in the world. The Lobster Frittata is basically a Spanish Omelette that costs you a thousand bucks. But is it all there is to such a delicacy?
In Frittata the lobster is mixed with eggs (caviar) and baked until the crust is crispy and golden brown. The dish gives you an irresistible taste of Europe in America. You can have this at Le Parker Meridien hotel in Newyork. It is a perfect dish for celebrations.
6. Westin Hotel Bagel
The Westin Hotel, located in Times Square, Newyork does not only have a great view of the skyscraper-filled landscape, but it also offers a thousand dollar Bagel! The Bagel has to be preordered at least 24 hours earlier. The ingredients are simple too, it is a locally sourced bagel that is topped with cream cheese, goji berry-infused Riesling jelly and gold leaf flakes. According to the creator/ founder of the Bagel, Frank Tujague, she wanted to create something that simultaneously reflected his culinary skills and the essence of New York.
7. Puffer Fish
We know that 280 bucks look a tad too much for a bloated fish with spikes all over its body. But trust us, the taste is worth every penny.
The pufferfish is considered to be the most exquisite and premium seafood all around the world. They are available at high-end seafood markets only, for prices as high as $30,000. These are priced based on their weights. It is one of the most sought after kinds of seafood in the entire world.
8. The Buddha Jumps over the Wall Fish Soup
The Jumps over the Wallfish Soup or the Buddha’s Temptation or as the Chinese like to call it the “Fotiaoqiang” is a variety of shark fin Soup in the Foujian cuisine. The soup owes its name to being so good that even the Gautam Buddha who was a pure vegetarian would jump over a wall to eat it.
During cold and rainy seasons, people in London are seen to have developed a liking for this delicacy. It is a combination of various ocean products including shark fish, sea cucumber and the Japanese flower mushroom.
9. Coffin Bay King Oyster
These Coffin Bay King Oysters are one of the favourite delicacies in the world. These are very easy to prepare and are absolutely delicious and mouth-watering.
These Oysters are found in freshwaters Australia and are caught by only the most skilled fishermen. People like to enjoy the Coffin Bay King Oysters with sweet cucumber melon sauce.
10. Fourchu Lobster
Initially, lobsters were looked at as something of a delicacy, they were just seen as some kind of extraordinarily large sea insect. Well, that’s what they really are. However, somewhere in the 18th century, this perception of people changed and they were started to be seen as a delicacy.
The speciality of the Fourchu lobster is that they are said to be sweeter and much more flavour than ordinary shellfish. This clarity on their flavour is owed to the waters where they are actually found.
So this was our take on the 10 Most Expensive Seafoods in World. And we have made the observation that it is in your best interest to spend according to the depth of your pocket. However if you find yourself in a sheer need of spending money on food, we would definitely suggest that you indulge yourself in the essence of some seafood.
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