It is possible to find recipes for Hungarian goulash in Hungarian cookbooks, in food magazines and on television shows on Food Network that may have special features on Hungarian foods. Food Network also provides online recipes for this traditional Hungarian dish.
Hungarian goulash is a dish that originated around the ninth century in Hungary and spread to other parts of Europe. The dish is attributed to herdsmen who prepared a stew from cubed beef meat. The dish's name in Hungarian is "gulyas," which is derived for the Hungarian word for herdsmen.
The dish is prepared by using cubes of beef and flavoring the stew with bacon, onions, caraway seed, tomatoes and spices. However, there are many variations of this dish that incorporate other ingredients, such as cabbage and root vegetables. Sometimes, the dish is accompanied by some type of noodle.