\ 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 Make sure there are serving utensils for everything, and knives for cutting breads, quiches, cheeses etc. Katie Workman, NBC News, "Hosting guests this week? A help-yourself breakfast buffet makes things easier," 20 Dec. 2019 The shop will serve homemade pecan rolls, cheesecakes, cookies, cupcakes, specialty cakes, breads, quiches and a couple of gluten-free options. Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "A former Oak Creek schoolhouse will soon be opening as a coffeehouse and bakery," 3 Mar. 2020 About the menu: More than 20 offerings include lobster Benedict, lox and bagels, homemade quiche and a tempting Brioche French Toast, which is dipped in Grand Marnier batter and served with Canadian bacon. Marc Bona, cleveland, "Nighttown: Northeast Ohio’s best weekend brunches, breakfasts," 22 Feb. 2020 Scones are baked fresh every morning and quiches and other items are made from scratch. oregonlive, "Ashland’s locally owned coffeehouses invite you to take your sweet time," 9 Feb. 2020 Located in Scottsdale Fashion Square, this bistro, cafe and wine bar is supposed to feel part Paris, part L.A. The menu features moules frites and quiche. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, azcentral, "From Nobu to Matt's Big Breakfast: 27 restaurants that opened in metro Phoenix in January," 3 Feb. 2020 On the breakfast menu are house made crepes, quiche and German potato pancakes. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "New Royal Oak restaurant Essen on Main offers European cuisine," 17 Dec. 2019 The spread at Cabrillo Inn included coffee, juice, fresh fruit, yogurt, a dozen kinds of pastries, two quiches and a waffle bar. Jessica Roy, Los Angeles Times, "A weekend in Santa Barbara is more affordable than you might think," 28 Sep. 2019 Customers will find breakfast items like quiche (which is also available in the cafe) as well as French pastries. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, "Indie coffee shop in South Dallas is now open at Bonton Farms," 30 Jan. 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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The first known use of quiche was in 1933

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1 Apr 2020

Cite this Entry

“Quiche.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quiche. Accessed 3 Apr. 2020.

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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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