Quiche vs. Flan

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Main Difference

The main difference between Quiche and Flan is that the Quiche is a savoury open pastry tart with a filling of egg, dairy and other ingredients and Flan is a open pie.

  • Quiche (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.

  • Flan (noun)

    Baked tart with sweet or savoury filling in an open-topped pastry case. Compare quiche.

  • Flan (noun)

    A dessert of congealed custard, often topped with caramel, especially popular in Spanish-speaking countries.

  • Flan (noun)

    A coin die

  • Flan (noun)

    A fan of U.S. TV series Firefly; a Browncoat.

Oxford Dictionary
  • Quiche (noun)

    a member of the Mayan people of south central Guatemala

  • Quiche (noun)

    a tart filled with rich unsweetened custard; often contains other ingredients (as cheese or ham or seafood or vegetables)

  • Quiche (noun)

    the Mayan language spoken by the Quiche people

  • Flan (noun)

    open pastry filled with fruit or custard

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