Different Meals from McDonald’s Menus around the World

McDonald’s is in several countries all over the world. So, if you find yourself in one of their chains abroad, don’t be surprised if the menu different from what you have in your home country. While you can always be sure to find a signature Big Mac, fries, and Coke on the menu, different countries boast of their own unique menu in addition to the classics.

McDonald’s does quite a good job of adjusting their menus to appeal to local tastes, albeit in their weird form. From McDonald’s Pineapple Oreo McFlurry in Colombia to India’s Spicy Paneer Wraps, McDonald’s menu items around the world are full of surprises. So, whether you’d eat these crazy concoctions or not, is up to you, but they are fun to look at.

We’ve compiled a list of some of the crazy meals on McDonald’s menus around the world. You are either going to love them or hate them.

Pineapple Oreo McFlurry

Pineapple on pizza was introduced with a lot of controversy. What do you think about pineapple in your McFlurry ice cream? McDonald’s has proved itself time and time again to be a trendsetter of flavor combos. And McDonald’s Colombia created one of its kind, delicious take on our favorite traditional Oreo McFlurry.

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This McFlurry combines tropical pulpy pineapple with the popular crunchy Oreos for a refreshing, chocolate ice cream treat. Now, this may sound a bit strange, but it sure is a big hit in Latin America. McFlurrys are said to be delicious even in the winter time, but could you handle the bold flavor of pineapple and oreos mixed together with ice cream? Try it out by picking up an oreo McFlurry from your local McDonald’s and throwing some pineapple in at home.

McDonald’s Asian McNoodles

Though McDonald’s capitalizes on classic menu items, the fast food company isn’t scared to hop on some food trends as well. It took inspiration from Asian cuisine and introduced an Asian noodle dish, McNoodles, to their customers in Austria. McNoodles is a stir-fry dish of noodles garnished with curry sauce and served with salad, vegetables, and chicken.

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In 2012, the limited-time-only McNoodles was launched into the Austrian market as Asian stir-fried noodles became increasingly popular in Austria. McDonald’s capitalized on the opportunity, and at the same time created more food options for customers. When you stir-fry your vegetables and meat, it creates a tender-crispy vegetable. Some people say that cooking it this way retains more nutrients than when it is boiled. Also, the way the pan is made you don’t need to throw in as much oil as you normally would.

Big Brekkie Burger

According to McDonald’s Australia, it all begins with a warm, crisp hash brown sandwiched between melting cheese, rasher bacon, and a freshly cracked egg. The breakfast of champions is finished with a 100% Aussie beef patty and a generous dollop of BBQ sauce in between a toasted sesame seed bun.

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This inventive and mouthwatering creation will have even the most impatient folks waiting in line for theirs. Before you burst into the nearest McDonald’s, I must warn you that the Big Brekkie burger is only available in McDonald’s New Zealand outlets. Researchers say that eggs have a lot of high quality protein. They also say that both the egg white and egg yolk are loaded with different vitamins and minerals like vitamin D, B6, and B12, zinc, iron and copper.

McDonald’s Taro Pie

This could possibly be the weirdest McDonald’s pie filling all over the world. This crispy, rectangular, fruit-filled tartlet is similar to McDonald’s Apple Pie, except that it’s stuffed with chunks of the bright purple taro roots.

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Taro is a purple tuber that is grown only in the Pacific Islands. Taro pie is sold in McDonald’s Asian markets. Its crust is filled with a blend that’s quite similar to chunky mashed potatoes. It is tasty and definitely worth trying, if not for anything, then for its unusual color. Researchers say that while it’s similar to a potato, it has 30% less fat and a lot more Vitamin E in it. They also said that the Taro root is toxic and should be cooked before eating it.

Apricot Sundae in McDonald’s Turkey

Soft serve ice cream with sweet, apricot syrup topping sounds divine, right? Even more so on a hot, sun-drenched day. This fruity sundae’s syrup is a healthy treat and contains small chunks of apricot fruit. And Turkey residents sure do love their apricot topping on a sundae.

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The apricot sundae was launched at McDonald’s in Turkey as a regular summer treat. Unfortunately, the Apricot Sundae is only available at McDonald’s in Turkey, as per Cosmopolitan. Scientists say that apricots contain a lot of antioxidants that helps protect your body from oxidative stress. They also say that they are low in calories and fat but a great source of vitamin A and vitamin C. It was also mentioned that they contain different nutrients that help protect your eyes against damage.

McDonald’s McCurry Pan

McDonald’s released the McCurry Pan around the same time their first ever vegetarian outlet was launched. McDonald’s vegetarian outlets were first established in India at locations of religious pilgrimages so pilgrims can replenish their body with meat-free snacks after a long day. In India, there are actually many different versions of curry. This will vary depending on where in the country you are.

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McCurry Pan is made of curried vegetables baked in a creamy sauce inside a bread crispy “pan” constructed from bread. The fun part is that you can eat the pan your meal came in. It is reported that curry is generally lower in cholesterol and sodium. They say that it is a good source of dietary fiber, and is good to eat if you have iron deficiency.

EBI Filet-O Shrimp Burger

Who says a burger should only be made of beef? Not so with this Japanese patty of battered, whole, white leg shrimp. The EBI Filet-O Shrimp burger is a pastry stuffed with EBI shrimp and panko battered and fried shrimp, topped on a sesame bun with tempura sauce, mustard, minced onion, and lettuce.

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Japanese model Yuri Ebihara, who assisted in the promotion of the release of the burger, gave The Ebi Filet-O Shrimp its name. The panko-crusted shrimp patty is complemented by shrimp tempura sauce, mustard, and lettuce. This is arguably the best burger choice of McDonald’s Japan customers. Did you know that you have two different types of cholesterol in your body, one is good and one bad. It has been reported that shrimp can actually increase the level of good cholesterol in your body, which is great for your heart.

The Germans McNürnburger

The Germans definitely know their bratwurst burger, and this McDonald’s creation is an embodiment of the iconic dish of the Germans. The bratwurst is a classic veal and pork sausage which they season with herbs and spices before grilling it. There are a lot of different kinds of sausages and they are all prepared in their own special way. The idea and name of the dish, McNürnburger, was gotten from former German star football player and sausage factory owner Uli Hoeneß.

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With McNürnburger, you get yourself nothing less than three bratwursts stuffed inside a bun with a generous smothering of mustard and fried onions. The name McNürnburger is a play on the famous German Nürnberger sausages. Regrettably, as good as the pun was, the sandwich was sold for only 3 month.

Mashed Potato Burger

According to McDonald’s China, manly men like their hamburgers topped with a big heap of mashed potatoes. That’s what’s called taking your hamburger to the next level of manliness. Hence, the Mashed Potato Burger was born. This burger is a delightful combo of a beef patty topped with bacon and mashed potatoes.

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The burger is part of McDonald’s “Manly Man Campaign in China,” which demonstrates that bacon and mashed potatoes are vital steps in men’s journey to manhood. Did you know that although it shares the same name, a sweet potato is a root vegetable and is only loosely related to the potato? Researchers say that the potato is a vegetable that is more beneficial to eat with the skin on. They also say that the same goes for sweet potato.

Chicken McDo with Spaghetti

Sometimes going to McDonald’s is just all about fulfilling your craving. So, can you imagine being able to satisfy your craving of both spaghetti and fried chicken at the same time by heading to McDonald’s? Very Possible! All you need do is choose the Spaghetti Value Meal. This sauce-doused spaghetti dish in McDonald’s Philippines is a combination of fried chicken drumstick and spaghetti with Bolognese sauce and shredded cheese.

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Did you know that back in 1957, the BBC pulled off a great April fool’s day prank on air? They made everyone believe that spaghetti grows on trees. This prank program that aired showed everyone that severe frost in the morning can affect the flavor of spaghetti and they also told everyone that every spaghetti strand grows to the same length.

The Prosperity Burger

Here’s a McDonald’s burger that looks oddly like a McRib. However, this beef or hash brown patty comes with black spicy pepper sauce and onions on a bun. Oh, a big serving of prosperity as well? Kudos to McDonald’s marketing team, for showing that a McDonald’s burger can be named without using the prefix “Mc.”

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This year, McDonald’s brought this item back to their Singapore locations with the iconic twister fries, peach pie, and a small cup of Iced Milo. They also have a breakfast menu item which is in the form of Hotcakes served with chicken cutlets. McDonald’s is also held a contest with a purchase of a Prosperity meal they will be given a chance to win two Prosperity Nestle gold wafer bars which are said to be worth $868.

The McVegan Burger

Widely accepted McVegan burger consists of a soy-based patty topped with tomato slices, salad, pickles, and vegan McFeast sauce, sandwiched between the classic bun. The veggie burger is entirely meat-free and caters toward vegetarians. Previously only available in Finland and Sweden, McVegan has now been introduced to McDonald’s international menu in its Chicago headquarters.

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In India, McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy’s and KFC all serve veggie burgers. The first vegetarian only McDonald’s was also opened in India. Did you know that at this location, the burger is served on a focaccia bun instead of the regular bun with sesame seeds?
At this point in time, there are various branches of McDonald’s around the world which serve a veggie burger including Hong Kong, Egypt, Finland, Germany, Greece, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE and the United Kingdom.

Chicha Purple Temptation

Here’s McDonald’s Peru blue, decadent dessert. Surely, McDonald’s is full of surprises. For one, this purple temptation looks like it belongs behind a charming, old-fashioned pastry shop window, rather than in the refrigerator of a fast food chain. This looks beyond tempting, yeah? Plus, it doesn’t get its wild color from dyes, but from blue corn. This blue corn is a part of an antioxidant-rich beverage chicha morada, in Latin America.

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The beverage is a sweet, refreshing drink that involves simmering blue corncobs with cinnamon, pineapple rinds, lime juice, and cloves, and we guess this dessert has a similar taste. This drink usually comes in three different ways. One way is that you make it at home, the most traditional way. It is also pre-manufactured and sold as powder or syrup to add to a drink. There is also a large scale already ready soft drinks. Of course nothing compares to the flavor of the traditional way of making this drink.

McShrimp in McDonald’s Russia

Looking for shrimps in Russia as a side dish option? At McDonald’s Russia, you can order breaded, fried shrimp as a side option. McShrimp is a genius creation of battered shrimp that’s served up in their traditional bun.

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The fast-food chain offers this breaded shrimp side option as an alternative to fries. This side dish is indeed worth trying out. Who doesn’t like food that is fried and breaded?
Did you know that there are thousands of different species of shrimp around the world? The shrimp can vary from a few centimeters to eight inches long depending on what kind they are, although they are usually between 0.1 and 2 inches long. There are also certain types of shrimp which will actually eat their young.

Bubur Ayam McD

In Malaysia’s capital, a McDonald’s breakfast includes Bubur Ayam McD. It’s porridge, not soup, but much like sodden rice. This McDonald’s Malaysian-style oatmeal comes with juicy chicken strips garnished with ginger, spring onions, fried shallots, and chili pepper.

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In Indonesia, there are bubur ayam street vendor carts that go around and sell this dish in the mornings. A lot of time this dish is also served with chicken liver, gizzards, intestines, and other things like this. This food is also known as a great comfort for since it’s always served hot and has a very soft texture. It is so popular that KFC Indonesia has a version of it on their menu as well. While this food has always been known for having rice inside of it, more recent recipes that came out have switched the rice with oats.

Bubblegum Squash McFlurry

This McDonald’s New Zealand Bubblegum Squash McFlurry is the dream of any marshmallow addict – maybe bubblegum addicts as well. The soft serve ice cream is a mix of marshmallows and bubblegum-flavored syrup toppings. If you’re a fan of Fear Factor-style dining, then this sweet, frighteningly pink and blue McFlurry flavor is for you.

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Those bubblegum syrup twirls look juicy and delicious beneath the marshmallows. Oh, and just in case you have your reservations – don’t panic – no real squashes were hurt in the making of this soft serve. Did you know that bubble gum was first invented in Philadelphia in 1928? A local chewing gum company created the new gum recipe which was less sticky and stretched more. Imagine if making bubbles with gum just wasn’t a thing.

Rice McWraps

McDonald’s China adds a bit of local flavor to its menu with their special Rice McWraps. The flour tortilla is wrapped around beef or crispy chicken burger, BBQ sauce, salad, mushroom and a filling of sesame-flavored glutinous rice from Tainan.

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The feel of the Tainan rice is quite tender and has an al dente-like chew to it. It’s all wrapped up and ready for you to savor its nutritional goodness. While the rice plant is only harvested once a year, this food is used as a cheap and filling food throughout the world. There are over 40,000 different types of rice that grow everywhere except Antarctica. It has the second highest worldwide production after corn. In Japanese, the world for cooked rice is the same word used for meal.

The Ovomaltine McFlurry

When you see the word ‘Ovomaltine,’ what immediately comes to mind is the classic Australian snack Ovaltinies, and you’re right on track. This McFlurry is a blended mix of McFlurry’s ice cream dessert and the famous chocolate milk product, Ovaltine powder.

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For your homemade Ovomaltine McFlurry, combine a few scoops of Ovomaltine powder with a soft serving of chocolate sauce, and some chocolate chips, and you have a complete chocolate explosion of McFlurry. You can get your hands on a serving of Ovomaltine McFlurry in Brazil. Some of McDonald’s chains in Europe also have this sweet delight. Ovaltine now has three different chocolate flavors. Did you know that Ovaltine has been around for over 100 years, but this product was banned in Denmark?

Sausage and Egg Twisty Pasta Breakfast

If you reside in the US, there is a high chance that you’re not used to seeing pasta on McDonald’s menu, let alone pasta for breakfast. But in Hong Kong, fast-food breakfast can be more than the regular egg muffin.

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You can get a bowl of Twisty Pasta topped with a sausage patty, vegetables and boiled egg in either a chicken or tonkatsu soup. So if you find yourself in Hong Kong and you’re keen on having a leisurely McDonald’s breakfast, then this sausage-egg-and-noodle combo is made just for you. Sausages actually are mentioned more than 2700 years ago in The Odyssey written by Homer. During World War II people refers to sausages as bangers because they contained water and exploded when fried.

Spicy Paneer Wrap

Elevate your taste quotient with the superior of McDonald’s India’s spicy Paneer Wrap. This delicately picked, soft and tender paneer slab is in a spicy, crunchy batter and creamy dressing of fresh veggies and seasonings. That’s not all. You get a generous topping of mustard and melted cheese that will excite your taste buds each time you grab a bite.

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Paneer is fresh East Indian cheese made with acidic properties that scientists claim the fatty acid helps increase the fat burning process. You can mostly compare this cheese to cheese curd or cottage cheese. While it can also be made out of cow’s milk, it has also known to have been made from water buffalo’s milk. Either way, this cheese is smooth and can be used in any dessert.

Teriyaki Mac Burger in Japan

The Teriyaki burger is a Japanese recipe made with garlicky Teriyaki glaze, lemon sauce, and lettuce. It has become a popular menu item at food restaurants in Japan. Teriyaki Burger was first created by a Japanese burger chain Mos Burger in 1973.

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McDonald’s is widely known for their teriyaki burger in the whole of Japan. It is also straightforward to make just like a regular burger. It is best enjoyed with the Troublemaker wine. Almost everyone knows what teriyaki sauce is, but did you know that teriyaki is a Japanese cooking technique where food is grilled or broiled and glazed throughout with soy sauce and sugar. The word ‘tare’ refers to the shine that the sugar gives the food, and yako is referring to the grilling or broiling. That’s why it is called teriyaki sauce.

Pizzarotto in Italy

Some months back, McDonald’s introduced the Pizzarotto, a mini-calzone packed with tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese. It was a very bold move by McDonald’s for introducing the Pizzarotto in pizza’s very own country. If you want something related to Italian food without stress, the Pizzarottos is an excellent choice. We have the Italians to thank for this lovely fast food – And it tastes lovely.

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Studies show that Americans eat about 100 acres of pizza every day. They say that this comes to about 350 slices per second. This makes sense being that there are approximately 61,260 pizza shops across the United States. While America consumes a crazy amount of pizza, the country that is said to be eating the most pizza is Norway. Although, in Norway people eat mostly frozen or fresh pizza at home instead of a restaurant.

Pineapple Pie in Malaysia

McDonald’s is here again introducing to y’all the rebirth of this popular dessert item. The Pineapple Pie is a classic dessert offering with a fine blend of fresh flavors that will satisfy you. The inside of this pie is packed with jelly and pineapple chunks that will leave a great taste in your mouth.

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“With your favorite McDonalds Pineapple Pie, every chunk is absolutely yummy and full of extra goodness. It’s a delicious fresh fruit, and its flaky pie is the perfect take on a grab-and-go pie. Pie is so popular that there is even an American Pie Council. They say that there are about 186 million pies sold each year in groceries alone. I guess with that may pies sold it makes sense to have a council for it.

Desayuno Especial Mexicano

South America is home to many delicious dishes, and the McDonald’s Desayuno Especial Mexicano is one of them. Desayuno Especial Mexicano is a great way to start the day featuring a spicy combination of scrambled eggs, sausage, and McMolletes, with English muffins. Each of these muffins is each is topped with topped with refried beans, cheese, and salsa. This meal is perfect by every standard! And by the way, we will be heading to Mexico to try a fantastic meal out.

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While they are called English muffins, this bread was invented by a man named Samuel Bath Thomas. He was a British man who moved to New York in 1874. He invented them in Chelsea, NY, and called them the ‘toaster crumpet.’ Even with this name, it was not an English food item, just created by a British man.

Pao de Queijo

Pao de queijo is a staple snack food loved throughout the whole of Brazil. Pao de Queijo simply means “Brazilian cheese bread, “and Brazilians have testified that this traditional cheese and dough roll, makes a lovely breakfast snack. Pao de Queijo is made out of tapioca flour and cheese. Some people also add parmesan or farmer’s cheese. Usually it’s served for breakfast with jam and some orange juice. I heard it tastes even better paired with your morning espresso.

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McDonald’s has many locations in Brazil making it the best bet for a lovely meal of this classy snack, wherever you find yourself in the country. So get yourself ready and enjoy the flavor or texture of this freshly baked McDonald’s Pao de queijo.

Tabasco McWrap in Panama

The people of Panama love spicy food! This explains their certain affection for the McDonald’s Tabasco McWrap. The Tabasco McWrap has an impressive spicy kick, and the flavor and texture combinations are delightful.

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It is said that $200 million of tabasco sauce is sold every year. It is made from the tabasco peppers, vinegar and salt. People put it on pizza, fries, burgers or even salads. It can be added while the dish is cooking, or after-the-fact. This sauce is so popular that they have 12 different flavors, including one called Scorpion and one called Chipotle.
This McDonald’s wrap is then garnished with a tasty tabasco sauce which enhances the flavors of the chicken, bacon, and lettuce. Not to mention the crispy and taste of the tortilla chips…Heaven on earth!!

Chicken Camembert – Germany

This is a classic chicken burger topped with a gooey round of melting Camembert. While being our favorite, it is perfect for lunch or after work treat. These fried bites of chicken Camembert are delicious and will leave your taste buds yearning for more. It is “a must have” for all cheese and chicken lovers.

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Camembert is a cheese that comes from Camembert, Normandy in France. They say that this cheese is similar to Brie. Back in the day when they first made this cheese, the outside of it was a blue-grey color until there was more information on fungi. Now, the outside of this cheese is a harder white shell. It almost looks like this cheese was covered in powdered sugar.

The Belgo Burger

This burger can only be found in Belgium. It is uniquely covered in with grilled onions, salad, and bacon. The two ingredients that make it the number one choice burger are the cocktail sauce and the Maredsous cheese responsible for its deserved richness. Also known as the Belgo burger, it is quite hand handful and will definitely leave you with a satisfactory feeling.

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The Maredsous cheese is a harder cheese that is usually sliced, and it is orange colored. This cheese first comes from Belgium around 1953. They say it takes about 22 days for this cheese to be made, and they wash the cheese in brine every two days starting with the older cheese. This way the bacteria is transferred from the older cheeses to the newer one.

McToast in Croatia

The McToast is a McDonald’s grilled cheese-like dish on the menu in countries including Serbia, Greece, and Italy. It is the European equivalent of the famous Grilled Cheese in Canada. Its quality is even of much better. You can enjoy your cheese with creamy milk chocolate toast at McDonald’s in Croatia. The McToast comprises of a pressed cheese and ham sandwich in pitta-like bread. Hmmn! Sounds perfect.

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During World War II, the version of grilled cheese we have nowadays was prepared by Navy cooks. They called them ‘American cheese filling sandwiches’. They were often served open and was just one piece of bread with grated cheese on it. The famous Kraft Singles came around in 1949. When the supermarkets began stocking the product in 1965, the second slice of bread was added to the grilled cheese sandwich.

McKřen in the Czech Republic

The McKren sandwich is all about sass, sizzle, and savory flavors which is what McDonald’s offers in the Czech Republic. If you love the taste and flavor of juicy pork, then this sandwich is perfect for you. All in a soft bun, you will find 2 juicy pork burgers perfectly grilled and topped with freshly sliced tomatoes on the first layer. The 2nd layer is topped with a thick slathering of spicy horseradish sauce that will get your taste buds tingling.

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Did you know that pork is behind the famous ‘Uncle Sam’? Back in 1812 during the war, Uncle Sam Wilson send hundreds of barrels of pork out to the troops. The packages were labeled ‘U.S.’, which everyone referring to as ‘Uncle Sam’.

McFlurry Toblerone in Denmark

The McFlurry Toblerone is an excellent meal created by McDonald’s for people in Denmark. It is a must buy for those who love chocolates. This chocolate meal features nougat, almonds, and honey which are crushed together and placed in a cup with vanilla ice cream.

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Every bite will leave you experiencing the coolness of the ice cream while your teeth bite into the sweet chunks of chocolate with almonds and honey. Awesome! Isn’t it? The toblerone was the first chocolate bar to come out with a filling. They come in ten different sizes and have 11 different flavors. The tallest candy bar they have is one meter long. I’m sure .that toblerone would still only last a few hours in my house.

Rye Vegetarian Feast

The Rye Vegetarian feast is a trendy item on the Finland McDonald’s menu. This lovely Finnish meal consists of a veggie burger with cheddar cheese, lettuce, pickles and 3 different sauces. It is served on rye bread instead of the bun we all know. This burger will probably be loved by vegetarians and even non-vegetarians.

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Rye can be used for a few different things. First, rye bread is usually made with a mix of rye flour and regular flour. There is another version of rye bread from Scandinavia, a black bread made out of pure rye flour. Rye is also used to make whiskey, bourbon, and sometimes is found in vodka and gin. If you are ever in New York, you can grab the very popular corned beef or pastrami on rye.

Tzaziki McWrap

Straight from Hungary comes the McWrap: Seasoned pork burger, cream cheese, red and yellow pepper, onions, cucumber slices, lettuce, and a Greek sauce, all wrapped in a tortilla. The garlicky, cucumber-y, creamy yogurt-based sauce has appeared on different varieties of wrap in each of those three countries Hungary, Sweden and Belgium.

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In Hungary (pictured), it has a grilled pork patty, “Mediterranean cheese,” red onion, bell pepper, and tzatziki. The tzatziki sauce is usually associated with Greece, but this sauce is basically a Turkish sauce, and is very similar to other sauces found across the world. This sauce is usually tangy and creamy because of the yogurt inside. Studies say that this sauce is high in calcium, fat, sodium, protein and vitamin K.

McKroket – Netherlands

This is a Dutch treat called the McKroket. It is probably the best Dutch’s contribution to the modern world of fast food and quick service high-calorie meals. McKroket has a delicious and deep-fried look that will draw you closer when you see it. It is essentially a beef ragout (cheese and beef) that’s breaded and fried, topped with a mustard sauce, and served in a bun. Remember to always eat it with mayo-drenched Vlaamse Frites.

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They say that when you bite into it, the cheese oozes out, and that you can barely taste the beef because there is just so much cheese inside. This food is very popular in Amsterdam, and you could probably find more authentic ones by walking around a bit.

McArabia Grilled Kofta – Egypt

The McArabia comprises of 2 grilled kofta patties with lettuce, tomatoes and tahini sauce, folded with love in Arabic bread. The Arabic bread is a pita, which is a round piece a bread that is cooked at high temperatures for a short amount of time. Pita is made from only flour, water, yeast and salt. The high temperature and the process of rising it gives it a natural slice inside. This makes it easy to create a sandwich from it.

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The McArabia has the same similarities as the Greek Mac, albeit which has chicken patties instead of beef. The other difference between the 2 is that that the tzatziki sauce is replaced with some garlicky concoction. Apart from Egypt, the McArabia can be found in several Middle Eastern countries.

Ciabatta Kebab – Israel

Juicy Beef patties grilled on charcoal and served with lettuce and tomatoes on a tasty ciabatta bun. Israel is one of the 2 countries (2nd is Argentina) where McDonald’s grills their burgers on charcoal instead of frying them!! There was research done by a news team in Israel in 2017-18 that researched which burgers were healthier, and tested all of the larger chains around the country. McDonald’s made the top of that list as the healthiest burger out of the chains which were tested.

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The ciabatta Kebab is outrageously yummy and can be enjoyed better with a cocktail drink or iced tea. The bread really brings it up a level. Ciabatta is an Italian bread, and in America it is known more as Panini.

McDonald’s Mandise in Morocco

There is no way I will deceive you, this chocolate filled dessert is very delicious. The Mandise is a sponge cake stuffed with chocolate chips and a creamy hazelnut fondant. I ate the mandise just recently, and it has won my heart. You can find it at McDonald’s locations in Morocco. Imagine a lava cake and a chocolate chip cookie mixed together. It is a combination that you really need to try.

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Chocolate is the most popular sweet treat in the world. According to the world cocoa foundation, approximately 3 million tons of cocoa beans are consumed each year. Chocolate essentially comes from the cacao tree. I wonder how many trees it takes to create those 3 million tons of beans.

The Peasant Soup – Portugal

Peasant Soup is a special dish in Portugal, which is why it was added to McDonald’s menu. The soup comprises of kidney beans, ham, pasta, and olive oil. Just like the name sounds, it is a nice, hearty, traditional dish. Visit McDonald’s in Portugal for a lovely treat and enjoy yourself. You can also get soup in McDonald’s menu in Spain.

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During the Renaissance, the average person was considered a peasant. Peasants would only be able to afford to eat soup of mush for almost every meal. They would make soup out of scraps of food like vegetables or eggs. The food for rich people back in those times was more wheat and meat. These food items were considered expensive and prestigious.

Gazpacho

You can only find gazpacho in Spain. This summer soup is a chilled cucumber and tomato vegetable soup that will go down well with your burger and chips. The basic ingredients of the soup include olive oil, vinegar, water, and bread cubes. The other ingredients vary. It can either be white when used with garlic, almond, and grapes. In other places, it’s red when used with tomato, onion and green pepper.

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This soup was made cold because of where it originates from. Southern Spain is known for being a hot and dry area. Usually the soup is topped with some diced tomatoes, cucumber and peppers, but that is served separately so people can add however much or little as they would like.

McSbrinz

The Swiss are known for 2 things: their private banks and one in town McDonald’s menu items. The McSbrinz sandwich is made of beef, 3 rolls of Swizz Sbrinz cheese, and served alongside lettuce and Sbrinz sauce. If you find yourself in Switzerland, make sure you treat yourself with one of these cute little rolls of cheese as they are a delight to taste.

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Research says that Swiss cheese is among the healthiest of cheeses. They say that it is lower in fat and sodium, and that one ounce of Swiss cheese has a whole 8 grams of protein in it. Scientists announced that Swiss cheese is officially a healthy superfood, and that it contains more phosphorus than other cheeses.

Poutine

No, while it’s spelled similarly, this dish is not on the McDonald’s menu in Russia. For those that have been to Canada, I am sure you have heard of this wonderfully delicious fries, gravy and cheese curd combo. Well, McDonald’s is also offering this staple to its Canadian restaurants. Poutine is a dish that consists of French fries and cheese curds topped with brown gravy. It is so delicious that it can activate your appetite making you eat more.

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Poutine is the ultimate late-night snack when you are looking to munch on something while seeing a movie or just hanging out with friends. The story is that poutine originated back in the 1950s in Quebec, when someone added cheese curds to a customer’s fries. The customer responded in French that it will make a dreadful ‘poutine’ (mess).

Bacon, Macaroni and Cheese Toastie

This is the newest crazy combo from McDonald’s. It is a meal that unites Mac and cheese lovers in China as they have access to one of McDonald’s latest menu items; the Bacon, Macaroni and Cheese Toastie; one of the most cherished food items in the world.

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It’s a mixture of bacon with mac and cheese on a sandwich. This new McDonald’s meal is everyone’s favorite, and surely it does tastes as it looks.
The new version mixes bacon with the M&C, so far, so good. Then, it’s placed between very thin pieces of toast – more like a wafer – then cut in half, creating mini mac and cheese sandwiches. It looks good, and there’s no way it doesn’t taste awesome.

Gratin Croquette Burger

This Japanese favorite is similar to the McRib sandwich in the sense that it is not available every time of the year. In Japan, this goodie is only available at Japanese McDonald’s branches during the winter months. The “burger” is made up of a macaroni croquette and some fried crab. The outside of this burger is nice and crisp, while the inside comes with a smooth and creamy blending of the textures.

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The croquette is usually served on a bed of shredded lettuce, coupled with a slice of cheese and a brown tonkatsu sauce on a steamed bun. This burger was first released in 1993, and the creamy, crispy flavor has been very popular ever since. More recently, when you order a burger at McDonald’s in Japan, the burger is wrapped in a paper that has a drawing of a bear sleeping in a small pod.

Canada’s McLobster

As if maple bacon poutine wasn’t enough, Mcdonald’s Canada also thought it’d be a good idea to add a lobster roll sandwich to their menu. Ladies and gentlemen, the McDonald’s tasty McLobster is only available at McDonald’s restaurants in Canada. It is rarely available. So if you get to find it on the menu list, you should give it a try. The lobster piece is served along with crisp shredded lettuce, tartar sauce and mayonnaise on a plain, no-frills bun. It’s mouthwatering tasty.

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Lobsters can live as long as 100 years, grow up to four feet long and weight up to 40 pounds! Normally lobsters do really well in cold waters, and you will find more of them in an area like that. However, lobsters can be found in all of the world’s oceans, even in freshwater.

Japan’s Melon Float

The Melon float is a recent addition to the McDonald’s Japan menu. If you want something cool and refreshing to help wash down the mashed potato burger, the Melon float by McDonald’s is the right answer to your questions. The melon Float is soda highlighted with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream on its top to make it a sweet way to “float” your day to an unlimited sweetness.

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One of the most popular flavors for soda in Japan is melon. Unlike cream soda from the states, they call this soda with ice cream ‘cream soda’. In America you have cream soda and root beer, which make great floats. This makes me want to go to Japan just to try this melon float.

Spinach and Parmesan Nuggets

The spinach and parmesan version of Nuggets is an excellent snack that takes you to a whole new level of tantalizing tastes and flavor satisfying goodness. These small nuggets are usually served by Italian patrons as a side dish with a burger.

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With parmesan as an ingredient, it would only be right to say you can only find spinach parmesan nuggets in Italy. Every deep-fried nugget is a perfect blend of spinach and cheese; a union from heaven.
There are also certain McDonald’s throughout the world that sell nuggets stuffed with other vegetables. In Israel, while it’s more a children’s food, there are meat free nuggets with corn in it. Norway also recently came out with a vegan chicken nugget.

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