This Spaetzle Maker easily makes dozens of perfectly formed dumplings in a single action. Whether just learning how to make dumplings or perfecting a spaetzle dumpling recipe, the Spaetzle Maker easily forms the tender little dumplings in a consistent size to cook evenly. What is spaetzle? Spaetzle are softer egg noodles or dumplings originating from the titional cuisines found in southern Germany and Austria, and very popular in Switzerland and Hungary. Spaetzle noodles are a hearty European egg dumpling, most commonly associated with German food, and can be served in place of pasta, much like chicken and dumplings, or instead of rice or potatoes alongside beef or veal, and added to soups and stews. Stainless steel blade with plastic hopper.