Originally Posted by GotGarlic
I've never heard of making quiche in a tart pan. Is this just for the sake of argument?
What is your definition of pie? Tart?
A pie is a made of a crust or crusts that either hold or enclose a filling. The filling can be sweet or savory. The crust can be made of a variety of materials such as pastry, cracker or cookie crumbs, mashed potatoes, etc. A pie can have one bottom crust, one top crust or both a top and bottom crust.
A modern tart is a type of pie made in a tart pan with a single bottom crust.
A tart Tatin is a type of pie made in a skillet with a single top crust that is baked the inverted onto a serving dish.