an unsweetened custard baked in a pastry shell with various ingredients, as bacon, cheese, or spinach, and served hot
Origin of quicheFrench ; from German dialect, dialectal (Lorraine) küche, diminutive of German kuchen, cake
A rich unsweetened custard pie, often containing ingredients such as vegetables, cheese, or seafood.
Origin of quicheFrench, from German dialectal K&udie;che, diminutive of German Kuchen, cake; see kuchen.
nounpl. Quiché or Qui·chés
- A member of a Mayan people of Guatemala.
- The Mayan language of the Quiché.