quiche

noun
\ 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 If available, the marionberry and the peanut butter chocolate are topnotch choices, as are the quiche varieties (breakfast, smoked salmon and vegetarian options) and pot pies (chicken or mushroom gruyere). oregonlive, "Need a sugar rush? Portland’s The Pie Spot takes the cake: Gerry Frank’s picks," 1 Feb. 2020 Total point deductions: 54 High risk violations: 10 Repeat issues: None What inspectors found: Salads, sandwiches, quiches, salmon filets and other foods in deli display case had internal temps up to 49 degrees. oregonlive, "These 21 Oregon grocery stores did the worst on state health inspections," 10 Jan. 2020 For something hearty, oversized sandwiches, breakfast platters and quiches provide just the right amount of protein. orlandosentinel.com, "2019 Orlando Sentinel Best Bets: Dining & Restaurants winners," 5 Oct. 2019 This quiche is the ultimate make-ahead brunch dish. Taylor Murray, Country Living, "Crustless Ham-and-Leek Quiche," 29 Oct. 2019 Besides hand pies, SmallPie also sells handmade bagels, quiche, pastries and pie slices. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "SmallPie will open in Crossroads Collective food hall on the east side," 4 Sep. 2019 In addition to pastries and sweet treats, look for soups, salads and sandwiches as well as breakfast and brunch items such as egg sandwiches, quiche and citrus ricotta pancakes. Nancy Ngo, Twin Cities, "Mon Petit Cheri serving up pastries and more — including co-working space — in downtown Stillwater," 26 Aug. 2019 Certain Fond Originals products can be found in local specialty stores, such as jams at Paul's Fruit Market and all items except quiches at The Wine Rack, 2632 Frankfort Ave. Dahlia Ghabour, The Courier-Journal, "This specialty food vendor is closing its shop at Louisville's Logan Street Market," 21 Nov. 2019 Imagine, say, a quiche made with jalapeños, spinach, queso fresco and cilantro, or that vaquero cowboy steak, sauced with a wine reduction including huitlacoche, the truffle-like corn fungus. courant.com, "Review: 'Mexican fusion’ falls short at family-friendly Fresca Tequila in Colchester," 5 Oct. 2019

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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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The first known use of quiche was in 1933

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5 Feb 2020

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“Quiche.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quiche. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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quiche

noun
How to pronounce quiche (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of quiche

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

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