\ 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 Admission is $50 per person and includes your choice of chicken piccata or vegetarian quiche. Sam Boyer, cleveland, 18 Mar. 2022 Technically, the difference between a tart and a quiche is a matter of depth: Tarts are baked in shallow pans, while quiches are of the deep-dish variety. Casey Barber, CNN, 15 Apr. 2022 Lightly oil a 10-inch quiche pan with a removable bottom. Washington Post, 19 Dec. 2021 This gratin can cook in an oval gratin dish, a 7-by-11-inch Pyrex baking dish, a porcelain quiche dish or even in six individual gratin dishes. Aleksandra Crapanzano, WSJ, 20 Jan. 2022 Rub the thyme sprigs with the remaining 1 teaspoon oil, then pick the tips and leaves over the quiche. Washington Post, 19 Dec. 2021 The afternoon would be dedicated to learning how to make quiche, cream pies, brioche, pate a choux, pastry cream and danish. Anchorage Daily News, 13 Oct. 2021 The end result is reminiscent of the lightest quiche or a fancy gratin. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, 26 Aug. 2021 Menus change daily based on seasonal ingredients from area farms and fishermen, but for brasserie brunch, choose any of the fancy toasts, the creamy quiche with local mushrooms, and dessert-like bread pudding french toast. BostonGlobe.com, 13 July 2021 See More

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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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“Quiche.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quiche. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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