As chickpeas were one of the earliest crops cutivated in Mesootamia and were a common dish in ancient era.
חומוס (in hebrew) or حمص (in Arabic) is a dish made from chick pea with tahini (sesami paste) and sometimes garlic and lemon juice. It is often slathered in olive oil and sometimes sprinked with other ingredients such as paprika, mushrooms and onion.
Gulyásleves (pronounced goo-yash levesh) is one of the quintessentially Hungarian stewed dish which is made of beef and vegetables. It is often called as just ‘Gulyás’ because ‘leves’ literally means just for the ‘soup’. The people of Hungary had fiercely held onto their national traditions against enemies in their history. An its example refers to be this recipe. Today almost of Hungarian recipes employ Hungarian paprika powder for the color and flavor, but might not be essential as other country usually don’t.