There's something about gold that instantly catches our eye, whether in the form of an Olympic medal or a dazzling bride. It comes as no surprise that gold has begun to make an appearance in our food as well. Gold lends an opulent touch to anything that it is added to, be it a drink or a dessert. In the recent past, we have seen plenty of restaurants and cafes use bright yellow metal as an ingredient in recipes. From sweets to Biryani, we have found the five most expensive dishes from across the world which use real gold in their making.
Here Are 5 Expensive Dishes Across The World Made With Real Gold:
1. Gold Mithai in Surat, Gujarat
The '24 Karat Mithai Magic' sweet shop in Surat, Gujarat has become extremely famous for selling sweets made with pure gold. They are selling a unique Gold Ghari, which is a traditional Gujarati sweet made with flour, dates, and ghee. The price of this Ghari is Rs. 9,000 per kg, while the regular Ghari is priced at around Rs. 660 to 820 per kg. Click here to read more about it.
2. 24 Karat Ice Cream in Hong Kong
Imagine if your scoop of ice cream came with a layer of gold on it? Exciting, right? This was the idea behind the 24 Karat ice cream which is available at SOGO i CREAMARiA in Hong Kong. The ice cream parlour is known for selling luxury desserts, which have even been tried by the likes of Shilpa Shetty. A single cone of this ice cream is quite expensive, priced at Rs. 950 approximately. Find out more about it here.
3. Gold Biryani in Dubai
Dubai is known for its obsession with gold, so it came as no surprise when we heard of the city's most expensive Biryani made with real gold. The Bombay Borough restaurant is serving a 'Royal Gold Biryani'. The Biryani is served in a gold plate and plated with edible gold leaves. A single plate's cost comes to about Rs. 20,000! Click here for more. In fact, Dubai is also home to a gold-plated Vada Pav as revealed on social media recently.
4. 24 Karat Gold Burger in Colombia
Columbian restaurant Toro McCoy had started selling a unique Brioche burger bathed in 24-karat gold. Apart from the gold, the burger also features double meat, caramelised bacon, and double cheese. The signature dish can set you back by 200,000 Columbian pesos or approximately Rs. 4,200/-. Read more about it here.
5. Gold Paan in Delhi
India's favourite mouth-freshener, Paan is available at practically every nook and cranny. The Gold Paan is available at Yamu's Paan in Connaught Place, New Delhi. Its uniqueness comes from the pure gold varq on top, which makes the price around Rs. 600 or according to customisation. Click here to know all about it.
Which of these gold dishes will you be trying first? Tell us your thoughts in the comments below.
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