Goulash

Goulash is a traditional Hungarian stew. Word "goulash" comes from Hungarian "gulyás" which means a herdsman, sort of Hungarian cowboy. This stew is made of meet, potatoes, paprika and various other spices. Goulash is traditionally prepared in "bogrács" (cauldron) over an open fire. Goulash is sometimes consumed with small noodles known as ciepetke.

Goulash
Goulash

There are different versions of this dish. In the Szekelygulyas, which was named after city of Szeged, there are little or no potatoes. Instead some sauerkraut and sour cream are added. Goulash is a popular dish in several other countries like Croatia, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania.