Arpacaș[1] is a Romanian basic food produced by husking and refining wheat, spelt, barley or millet. It is used for making koliva as well as soups, salads and for garnishing steak.

The word arpacaș come from Hungarian language árpakása. Or from Russian language kasha.[2]

Notes and references

  1. "Arpacaș" (in Romanian). DEX on line.
  2. Dictionary in Romanian language, Romanian Academy, Institutul de Lingvistică Iorgu Iordan, 1998

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