Every nation has a unique cuisine, and within that cuisine, there is always one signature meal. For Hungary, that is Hungarian Beef Goulash – a strong and nutritive meal with benefits for every generation. One particular generation that has taken a liking to our Hungarian Beef Goulash is the elderly community. It has been one of our most popular meals with regular requests coming through from our regular customers. Let’s take a closer look at the origins and benefits of this meal, shall we?

A Brief History of Hungarian Beef Goulash

Did you know that Hungarian goulash dates back to the 9th century? This brown food was a regular meal on the menu of Magyar shepherds. What makes goulash goulash?

Its original name is “gulyás” which translates into herdsman. The main food in herdsman diet was meat. And it is the meat that makes it goulash.

Over the centuries, the recipe went through many changes. It took the final form around the 18th century when paprika was added to the mix to give the goulash that distinctive, vibrant red colour.

Today, Hungarian Beef Goulash is made from cubes of beef, onion, garlic, caraway seeds, tomatoes, green peppers, and potatoes. It’s a national specialty, eaten as a main course.

The Benefits Of Hungarian Goulash

Hungarian Goulash, specifically Hungarian Beef Goulash, is a nutritious food. It contains proteins, fibres, and fats. On top of that, the spices bring in a variety of antioxidants to the mix to promote your health. With the cooler months being here now, the meals such as goulash can help you get all the energy you need.

In terms of nutrition and health, other popular options among our elderly customers are the silverside with veggies, beef stew with mushroom gravy, and roast lamb.

Having access to a great variety of delicious homemade meals and delivery service helps the elderly continue living independently while staying on a healthy and nutritious diet. If you haven’t tried our dish then order it today. You won’t be disappointed.