Goulash is a reward from the Swept Away quest, released during the 2008 Hallowe'en event. Goulash may be obtained by using a bowl on the cauldron in the same location as the starting point of the quest. Goulash can be obtained in this manner up to ten times.
The experience works the same way as a lamp which players can obtain from a genie; players drinking it will be able to gain some experience on any skill. The experience is based on the current level in a particular skill multiplied by ten.
A bowl of goulash cannot be placed in the bank, and a player can only have one bowl at a time. It must be consumed before the player can use a bowl on the cauldron again. The goulash does not have to be consumed immediately after the quest, though; a player can return to the cauldron at any time to get another bowl, until all ten have been received.
A player getting some goulash
- Goulash is a stew (or a soup) and the dish is originally from Hungary. It usually contains mutton, onion, potato, carrot and some varying ingredients to make it taste unique.
- Jagex may have picked this particular food, goulash, as a pun on the word "ghoul" since Maggie is a witch, and this quest was released on a Hallowe'en event.
- If drinking the goulash makes you advance a level, the amount of experienced gained is equal to ten times your level before drinking it. However, the message received will state that the experience received is ten times your new level (i.e. it overstates the experience received by ten).