\ 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 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 The menu that finished with this dessert included eggplant quiche and a salad of mussels, shrimp, peas and saffron rice with a creamy cucumber sauce. New York Times, 2 June 2021 Unlatch the sides of the springform to cut the quiche into slices. BostonGlobe.com, 11 May 2021 The grocery chain has meals for the holiday including the Breakfast in Bread meal that serves one person or two people for $17.99 and includes a small cheese quiche, mixed berries, mini scones, orange juice and strawberry jam. Audrey Eads, Dallas News, 29 Apr. 2021 Its Easter brunch menu highlights include beef cheek or lump crab and shrimp eggs Benedict, quiche and omelets. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 30 Mar. 2021 Each diner can choose an entree, such as a shrimp eggs benedict or asparagus-mushroom quiche. Janelle Bitker, San Francisco Chronicle, 26 Mar. 2021 Watkin recalls taking a few bites of the messy quiche — and losing his mind. Mark Kennedy, Star Tribune, 13 Jan. 2021

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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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28 Aug 2021

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“Quiche.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quiche. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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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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