Homemade crab quiche.
quiche definition by Webster's New World
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an unsweetened custard baked in a pastry shell with various ingredients, as bacon, cheese, or spinach, and served hot
Origin: French ; from German dialect, dialectal (Lorraine) küche, diminutive of German kuchen, cake
quiche definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A rich unsweetened custard pie, often containing ingredients such as vegetables, cheese, or seafood.
Origin: French, from German dialectal Küche, diminutive of German Kuchen, cake; see kuchen.
noun pl. Quiché or Qui·chés
- A member of a Mayan people of Guatemala.
- The Mayan language of the Quiché.