\ˈkēsh \

Definition of quiche 

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

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The restaurant also serves an a la carte breakfast menu with egg, pancake, French toast and quiche dishes and a full coffee bar. Pam Kragen, sandiegouniontribune.com, "New 7 Mile restaurant part of Sheraton revamp in Carlsbad," 14 June 2018 Diners have traveled far and wide for these bad boys, made by owner Dinah Grossman and her team, but neighbors are just as likely to swing through for a slice of thick, cloud-like quiche or steaming pot pie. Antonio Basada, Condé Nast Traveler, "Best Brunch in Chicago," 3 Mar. 2018 Make the tart pastry and use it to line a 10-inch (25 cm) pie or quiche pan. Karen Lubeck, Town & Country, "Clotilde Dusoulier’s Fifth Cookbook Brings Parisian Flavors to Your Kitchen," 22 May 2018 The vegetable quiche was creamy, filled with fresh vegetables and had a buttery flaky crust. Ina Pinkney, chicagotribune.com, "Go-to breakfasts from wood-fired bagels to grilled coffee cake to deli classics," 24 Apr. 2018 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

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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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