Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A rich unsweetened custard pie, often containing ingredients such as vegetables, cheese, or seafood.

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  • noun A pie made primarily of eggs and cream in a pastry crust. Other ingredients such as chopped meat or vegetables are often added to the eggs before the quiche is baked.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French, from German dialectal Küche, diminutive of German Kuchen, cake; see kuchen.]

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From French, from Lorrain, from Lorraine Franconian Küeche ‘cake’.

Examples

  • Broccoli, a mini quiche from a new batch, more homegrown cherry tomatoes, basil and a croissant with a surprise filling!

    October « 2009 « Were rabbits

  • The quiche is filled with caramelized onion and feta, with a yellow cheese crust on top.

    Bento #228 « Were rabbits

  • Persian pies pineapple pomegranate pork potato dishes potatoes potpie pumpkin quiche/savory tarts quick breads quinoa rhubarb rice rice noodles runner beans salads salsas sauces sausage scallops scones seafood shortbread shrimp

    Oh The Things We Do For Love: Shrimp & Scallops With Warm Tropical Fruit Salsa and Corn On The Cob

  • Broccoli, a mini quiche from a new batch, more homegrown cherry tomatoes, basil and a croissant with a surprise filling!

    Bento #262 « Were rabbits

  • Persian pies pineapple pomegranate pork potato dishes potatoes potpie pumpkin quiche/savory tarts quick breads quinoa rhubarb rice rice noodles runner beans salads salsas sauces sausage scallops scones seafood shortbread shrimp

    Posole With Eye Of The Goat Beans & Shredded Chicken

  • Persian pies pineapple pomegranate pork potato dishes potatoes potpie pumpkin quiche/savory tarts quick breads quinoa rhubarb rice rice noodles runner beans salads salsas sauces sausage scallops scones seafood shortbread shrimp

    June Family Recipes Round Up

  • Persian pies pineapple pomegranate pork potato dishes potatoes potpie pumpkin quiche/savory tarts quick breads quinoa rhubarb rice rice noodles runner beans salads salsas sauces sausage scallops scones seafood shortbread shrimp

    Janice Carr's Mixed-Grain Muffins

  • Persian pies pineapple pomegranate pork potato dishes potatoes potpie pumpkin quiche/savory tarts quick breads quinoa rhubarb rice rice noodles runner beans salads salsas sauces sausage scallops scones seafood shortbread shrimp

    Family Recipes: Susan's Sour Cherry Pie

  • Persian pies pineapple pomegranate pork potato dishes potatoes potpie pumpkin quiche/savory tarts quick breads quinoa rhubarb rice rice noodles runner beans salads salsas sauces sausage scallops scones seafood shortbread shrimp

    Potato, Pea & Lentil Hash with Indian Flavors

  • Persian pies pineapple pomegranate pork potato dishes potatoes potpie pumpkin quiche/savory tarts quick breads quinoa rhubarb rice rice noodles runner beans salads salsas sauces sausage scallops scones seafood shortbread shrimp

    A Drunken Pot 'O' Beans

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