Bring the water to a boil for the macaroni. Salt the water, then cook the pasta to al dente.
While the water comes to a boil and the pasta cooks, heat the EVOO, two turns of the pan, in a large, deep skillet over medium to medium-high heat.
Add the meat and season with paprika, salt and pepper. Brown and crumble the meat for 5 minutes, then add the bay leaf, carrots, onion, celery and pepper and cook for 10 minutes more.
Add the tomato sauce and stock and heat through, about 2 minutes. Adjust the seasonings and stir in the sour cream, dill and parsley.
Drain the macaroni and toss with the meat sauce. Garnish the goulash with chives, chopped radishes and pickles.
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