Enjoy Your Food with a Topping of White Truffle Mushroom

Are you fond of mushrooms? You can use mushrooms in various ways. You can use it as a topping in some food, you can also use it in salads or fillings inside the sandwiches. Mushrooms can lend a different taste in your cooking. Can you imagine that these mushrooms can cost you a whopping $2000 to $4000 per kilo? Yes, you have read it right. White truffle is regarded as the most expensive mushrooms of the world that is priced between $1350 to $2700 per pound.

You will find these types of mushrooms in the particular area named Lange. It is in the Piedmont region in northern Italy. It can grow as big as 12 cm in diameter and can weigh up to 500g. The scrumptious taste of mushrooms make it so much expensive. Last year, there was a report that revealed that in December, Stanley Ho who is the owner of the casino in Macau, paid $330,000 for 1.5kg of white truffles.

Via: Wackyarchives.com

Posted by Anjita on July 06, 2010 in Food

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