\ ˈkēsh How to pronounce quiche (audio) \

Definition of quiche

: an unsweetened custard pie usually having a savory filling (such as spinach, mushrooms, or ham)

Examples of quiche in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Its Easter brunch menu highlights include beef cheek or lump crab and shrimp eggs Benedict, quiche and omelets. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "These metro Detroit restaurants are offering dine-in and take-out Easter meals," 30 Mar. 2021 Each diner can choose an entree, such as a shrimp eggs benedict or asparagus-mushroom quiche. Janelle Bitker, San Francisco Chronicle, "15 Bay Area restaurants serving Easter specials, from brunch spreads to roast lamb," 26 Mar. 2021 Watkin recalls taking a few bites of the messy quiche — and losing his mind. Mark Kennedy, Star Tribune, "'It was so frenetic:' HBO Max follows Wolfgang Puck Catering," 13 Jan. 2021 The brunch menu features cinnamon streusel sour cream coffee cake, individual quiche Lorraine, fruit salad, roasted winter vegetables with herbed yogurt dipping sauce and Ascension cold brew. Audrey Eads, Dallas News, "50-plus D-FW restaurants and grocers offering holiday takeout meals," 14 Dec. 2020 Mouths will water over the super-thick apple cinnamon and oatmeal English muffins, a triple-cheese and caramelized onion quiche, Canadian-style bacon, blueberry coffee cake and pumpkin butter. Lesley Kennedy, CNN Underscored, "The yummiest, prettiest holiday gift baskets for everyone on your list," 14 Dec. 2020 Yes, there's a whole section on that, including a kale-mushroom frittata and a chorizo quiche. Tony Jones Special To The Star Tribune, Star Tribune, "New cookbooks for hunters, anglers and foragers are field guides of a different sort," 10 Dec. 2020 But other invoices list London broil with roasted shallot jus; Bananas Foster French toast; ribeye steak; crustless quiche; and roasted asparagus with portobello mushrooms, feta and pomegranate seeds. Nathan Fenno, Los Angeles Times, "UCLA football remains success-starved, but no program is eating richer," 27 Oct. 2020 Pour the custard to fill the pie crust. Bake the quiche for 30-40 minutes or until the custard is set. Kristen Massad, Dallas News, "3 classic apple recipes to try this fall, from deep dish pie to quiche," 8 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of quiche

1933, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for quiche

French, from French dialect (Lorraine)

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6 Apr 2021

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“Quiche.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quiche. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of quiche

: a pie made with eggs, milk, cheese, and vegetables or meat

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