Classic food combinations have been on my mind – and on my table – lately: bacon and eggs, spaghetti and meatballs, rib of beef and potatoes roasted in goose fat, apple pie and vanilla ice cream. It prompted me to explore some classics from places I’ve never visited before. Turns out, mushrooms and spaetzle is a classic combo if you come from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and surrounds. The spaetzle itself is just a soft egg noodle or dumpling, which is quite easy to make – no special equipment or ingredients required! And served with a mushroom stew, it’s really tasty, rib-sticking, fill-you-up winter fare. Both of these recipes are delicious –