This Is the Most Expensive Food on the Planet
If you ever hit the lottery and want to taste the priciest food in existence, head to Pampore, India and feast on this beyond expensive grub whipped up with purple flowers (yes, flowers).
According to Hello Giggles, for just one week every year there is a gorgeous landscape of purple flowers there, known as Crocus Sativa, which produce Saffron - the world's most expensive food. It takes 4,200 flowers to get just one ounce of saffron, and each flower's stamens must be carefully removed by hand to get it. As you might imagine, that takes a long time to do – and someone skilled has to be paid to do it.
As a result, saffron can sell for up to $10,000 a pound and is referred to as Red Gold (for good reason). It is often used in paella and bouillabaisse dishes, though, so, if you ever want a taste of it without forking over big bucks for the spice, you can always order up one of those at a restaurant and ask if they include saffron in the recipe.
For now though, we'll just stick to our burger and fries.