Aida Mollenkamp

Aida Mollenkamp

Aida is a food and travel expert, on-camera host, author, and the founder of Salt & Wind and Salt & Wind Travel. She's a California native who has always had a global perspective in her cooking and in life. Over the years, she has visited more than 35 countries and 35 states and has lived in Europe and across the United States. She is on a mission to help food lovers taste the world.

Friends Who Fete: The Thoroughly Modern Ice Cream Social | http://saltandwind.com

Friends Who Fete: The Thoroughly Modern Ice Cream Social

The ultimate summer party? An Ice Cream Social! For this Friends Who Fete we gathered our friends and family for a classic-meets-updated ice cream social with everything from kid-friendly ice cream...
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What I Love About Our Salt & Wind Italy Trip | http://saltandwind.com

What I Love About Our Salt & Wind Italy Trip

Did you miss out on our first-ever Salt & Wind Italy trip? Get a peek with these swoony photos from the trip that covered Lombardy, Italy from Milan to Franciacorta. 
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Rosé Raspberry Lavender Spritzer Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Rosé Raspberry Lavender Spritzer Cocktail

Say hello to the cocktail that's quick to become your go-to brunch cocktail. Made with raspberry lavender syrup, lime juice, and Hangar 1 Rose Vodka, it's light, refreshing, and easy to make!
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Mixed Berry Pavlova With Lemon Curd and Mascarpone Whipped Cream | http://saltandwind.com

Mixed Berry Pavlova With Lemon Curd and Mascarpone Whipped Cream

The most perfect spring dessert in our opinion? The light, airy, totally gorgeous meringue dessert that is the pavlova. Here we layer in raspberry puree and lemon curd for an over-the-top version o...
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Charred Asparagus With Requeson And Mexican Dukkah | http://saltandwind.com

Charred Asparagus With Requeson And Mexican Dukkah

In this super simple salad, pencil-thin asparagus are charred on a grill then tossed with a quick lime and olive oil combo. The twist I added was making a twist on Egyptian dukkah (a seed-herb-nut ...
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Friends Who Fete: The Travel Lover's Bridal Shower | http://saltandwind.com

Friends Who Fete: The Travel Lover's Bridal Shower

How do you throw a Bridal Shower for the travel lover in your life? Bring her favorite destination to her! For this latest Friends Who Fete party, the girls threw me a belated Bridal Shower inspire...
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{Citron Pressé} Lavender French Lemonade | http://saltandwind.com

{Citron Pressé} Lavender French Lemonade

This classic French cafe drink is just lemon juice, sugar, and water, but the way I like it best is infused with tons of lavender.
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Split Pea Veggie Wrap with Cilantro-Mint Chutney | http://saltandwind.com

Split Pea Veggie Wrap with Cilantro-Mint Chutney

I've got a confession: I eat any and everything when I'm out on the road. But when I get home? At home I eat super vegetarian. As in lots of salads, dips, and veggies upon veggies. Truth is, it's t...
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Smashed Pea Bruschetta with Avocado and Pickled Radish | http://saltandwind.com

Smashed Pea Bruschetta with Avocado and Pickled Radish

If you know me, then you know I have a thing for Piri Piri sauce, which explains my love for Nando's Peri Peri joint. When we were filming Off Menu in Washington DC, I ate there and got t...
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Paprika Grilled Salmon Spring Salad | http://saltandwind.com

Paprika Grilled Salmon Spring Salad

If you've been anywhere near Alaska in the summer then you know that the salmon run is a really big deal. It's also a big deal around here since our family goes north and returns with chest upon ch...
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