The French are typically not really big dessert eaters; this is pretty surprising because they offer a superb range of very famous French desserts that are popular in countries across the world, just as they are in Australia. These desserts are rarely simple, are always elegant and will need a certain amount of expertise and practice to create.
An Australian meat pie is essentially a hand-sized pie that largely contains minced or diced meat and gravy. It may also have mushrooms, onions or cheese and it's popularly consumed as a take-away food snack. The savoury beef pie is very similar to the U.K's steak pie. On an average, Australians consume 12 meat pies annually and they are a popular food choice while watching Australian Rules football.
Today, quiche is recognised as a classic dish of the French Cuisine, but its origins lie in Germany. It was first made in Lothringen the medieval kingdom that was under German rule. Later, it was the French that named their classic dish Lorraine. The actual word "Quiche" comes from the German word "kuchen" which means cake.