\ˈkēsh \

Definition of quiche 

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

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There are also beef bourguignon, smoked salmon, lasagna, soups, and four types of quiche. David Netto, Town & Country, "On the Upper East Side, William Poll is Where the Billionaires Go for Their Basics," 1 Dec. 2017 Amuse Bouche Sunday brunch offers sweet and savory crepes ($14-$16) and quiches ($13). Georgann Yara, azcentral, "French restaurants in Phoenix to celebrate Bastille Day," 9 July 2018 There were various indicators, but some off the top of my head were the ability to concoct a quiche as a last-minute dinner option, owning and playing board games and having a thriving garden. Alli Harvey, Anchorage Daily News, "For this one-time wanderer, you grow roots first, then you plant a garden," 7 June 2018 In addition to sweet pies, the menu features savory items such as quiche, chicken potpie, shepherd’s pie, meaty sandwiches, soups and side dishes. James Patrick Kelly, idahostatesman, "Boise Pie Co. shows its Southern roots, bakes up delicious desserts," 12 July 2018 The breakfast menu will include a mix of English and American fare, including scones, Eccles cake, quiche, fruit, bacon and cheddar grits — and of course, coffee, tea, and mimosas. Laney Ruckstuhl, BostonGlobe.com, "With scones and mimosas, Plimoth Plantation plans royal wedding watch party," 18 May 2018 Offer it up with a hunk of veggie quiche or a plate of splurge-y donuts. Mallorie Sullivan, Cincinnati.com, "Fourth of July food: Here are 9 last-minute recipes your guests will love," 3 July 2018 Its gold, orange, pink, red and white stalks should be seen, so why bury them in a quiche or casserole? Donna Freedman, Anchorage Daily News, "Early spring greens and herbs – plus tomatoes, cukes and colorful chard – await you at local markets," 5 June 2018 The weekend brunch menu includes a crustless quiche or strawberry Belgian waffles with guava caramel. Jennifer Mcclellan, azcentral, "19 new restaurants opened in Phoenix in May for donuts, salads, tacos, pizza," 1 June 2018

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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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English Language Learners Definition of quiche

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

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