Falafel becomes McFalafel
Falafel, a universal food in most of the Middle East, was reincarnated Thursday, May 31, as McFalafel at Cairo branches of McDonald's.
The US fast food chain will serve falafel, a fried dish of chickpeas, in McDonald's hamburger buns and sell each sandwich for about 40 cents.
Falafel is traditionally made with seasoning including fennel, parsley, oil, coriander and sesame. ― (AFP, Cairo)
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