How much would you be willing to pay for your favorite ice cream? A new Guinness record has named Selato’s Japanese ice cream as the most expensive in the world, costing 873,400 Japanese yen, roughly 6,000 euros (i.e., the equivalent of a very nice family vacation).
Japanese ice cream brand Selato set to earn lucrative title Guinness World Records, creating a very special dessert made from rare ingredients that raised its price to a stratospheric figure. In addition to procuring the most expensive ice cream, the brand wanted to fuse European and Japanese ingredients and for that they relied on Tadayoshi Yamada, head chef of Osaka restaurant Rivi, known for its imaginative fusion dishes.
“unfortunately, The Guinness World Records team was unable to taste this beautiful dish.”, they emphasize in a statement. But according to the Celato staff who attended the tasting session, it’s full of flavor and texture. It is said to have a strong aroma of white truffle filling the mouth and nose, followed by complex, fruity flavors from the Parmigiano Reggiano. Sake lees finish off the great tasting experience.
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But why is it so expensive? sweet, name** Byakuya**, means “white night” in Japanese, but refers to its Italian content: White Truffle and Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese, Although in reality, there are three because the sake li will be missing.
As they state on their website, this premium ice cream is made in abundance white truffleDue to which its price skyrocketed, because the cost of one kilo 2 million yen, Around 13,000 Euros. It is not surprising that this type of truffle is known as a white diamond. They come from Alba, home of the best truffles in Italy.