\ ˈkēsh How to pronounce quiche (audio) \

Definition of quiche

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

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Enjoy a delectable French brunch at Maurice, complete with champagne, quiche, and cheesecake. Sarah Rubin, Harper's BAZAAR, "How to Eat & Drink Your Way Through Portland," 3 July 2019 Choose from Tasic’s French classics such as pain perdu — aka French toast — omelettes, crepes, quiche and Benedicts with many toppings to choose from. Claire Perez, sun-sentinel.com, "Sage French Café demystifies crispy duck," 7 June 2019 The courtiers will be served a scone, broccoli cheddar petite quiche, soup and salad combo, fruit skewers and desserts. Susan Harrison, baltimoresun.com, "Neighbors welcome to pitch in to help boy hit by car while riding his bike," 7 June 2019 Inside, the 120-year-old house is humming as diners enjoy chicken salad, spinach quiche, strawberry crepes, hormone-free burgers and the café's famous tomato pie. Bob Carlton | Bcarlton@al.com, al.com, "The story behind Mentone’s Wildflower Cafe and the woman who keeps it funky," 7 June 2019 Your Easter brunch already features some delectable bites, but this deep-dish quiche will take the decadence to a whole new level. Beth Lipton, Country Living, "Bacon and Leek Deep-Dish Quiche," 8 Mar. 2019 Oh, and one of the best parts about this larger-than-life quiche? Beth Lipton, Country Living, "Bacon and Leek Deep-Dish Quiche," 8 Mar. 2019 Like quiche and bread pudding, there are endless variations. Alexandria Abramian-mott, House Beautiful, "Gale Gand's Recipe for Strata," 3 Jan. 2012 Kathleen Burns prepares her home for a Galen-Tiki brunch featuring rum punch, pancakes and quiche. Anne Marie Chaker, WSJ, "‘Nobody Likes Valentine’s Day Anymore.’ Retailers, Florists Cash In on ‘Galentine’s Day,’ a Ladies-Only Spin," 9 Feb. 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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English Language Learners Definition of quiche

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

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