Steph from Stephfood was our Daring Cooks July hostess. Steph challenged us to make homemade noodles without the help of a motorized pasta machine. She provided us with recipes for Spätzle and Fresh Egg Pasta as well as a few delicious sauces to pair our noodles with!
It is winter in Australia and this was a great challenge for the really cold days and nights we have been having. I tend to crave noodles, pasta and the likes when it is cold. Actually I think that is pretty normal behaviour.
I saw that Steph had included a recipe for spätzle, bingo! I knew what I was going to make. I love spätzle. I think it stems from my Grandmother and my trips to Germany. Even though my grandmother was Latvian, noodles and dumplings were on high rotation in her kitchen when I stayed with her.
Mac was out of town on business, so it was dinner for just Josh and I. I had some leftover beef and mushrooms in red wine and thought it would be a lovely match to the spätzle. I was right, it was. Read more →