: 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 Spread cheese to the edge of the grits crust to prevent any custard from seeping out while the quiche bakes. Patricia S York, Southern Living, 6 Nov. 2023 Get The Recipe 09 of 35 Cheese-And-Sausage Quiche This savory quiche is sure to impress your holiday guests. Patricia S York, Southern Living, 6 Nov. 2023 The menu has expanded into solid breakfast and lunch; their quiche is great. Krista Simmons, Sunset Magazine, 16 Oct. 2023 Storing leftover quiche: Wrap and refrigerate leftover quiche for up to three days. Melissa Gray, Southern Living, 30 Aug. 2023 Get The Recipe 53 of 70 Asparagus and Goat Cheese Mini Quiches These mini quiches make for easy serving and portion control whether for a luncheon or weekly meal prep. Mary Shannon Wells, Southern Living, 13 Oct. 2023 Actually better than fine, this quiche is delicious. Melissa Gray, Southern Living, 30 Aug. 2023 The shop offers sweet and savory options including full pies, hand pies, pot pies and quiches, along with soups and salads. Mario Cortez, San Francisco Chronicle, 4 May 2023 The Socialist Party asked whether the quiche would be available at food banks. Kim Severson, New York Times, 2 May 2023 See More

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Word History


French, from French dialect (Lorraine)

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of quiche was in 1933

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“Quiche.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quiche. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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