kasha varnishkes


  • n. Kasha with bowtie noodles.

Example Sentences

  • "I'm making kasha varnishkes for Shabbat dinner."

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish


  • קאַשע װאַרנישקעס kashe varnishkes

    • Who Uses This

      • Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
      • Ethnic: Jews whose Jewish identity is primarily ethnic


      • The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003[1968]).
      • The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).

      Alternative Spellings

      kashe varnishkes, kasha varnishkas


  • The noodle itself is often called farfalle.

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