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.

Peanut Chicken Collard Greens Wraps | http://saltandwind.com

Peanut Chicken Collard Greens Wraps

Good food on the go is still not the norm, so, we're always, always in search of something healthy that travels well and still tastes good after a few hours in the air. This Peanut Chicken Collard ...
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How To Know If Your Traveler's Illness Might Be A Parasite | http://saltandwind.com

How To Know If Your Traveler's Illness Might Be A Parasite

If you're here at Salt & Wind, we're going to assume that you live to travel. And that travel is how you connect with the world. But for all that travel give us, it can also take a toll on our ...
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Mixed Mushroom Toasts with Parsley Salad | http://saltandwind.com

Mixed Mushroom Toasts with Parsley Salad

I surprised when we decided to stop in Amsterdam for Off Menu—It's always been one of my favorite places but I'd never had an amazing meal. But that  all changed when we stopped in ...
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Spiced Apple-Thyme-Gouda Hand Pies | http://saltandwind.com

Spiced Apple-Thyme-Gouda Hand Pies

These hand pies are culinary panacea - road trips are made better by their presence, breakfast sweeter, and the holidays that much simpler. Lately I’ve been playing around with these apple hand pie...
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California Getaways: Our Favorite California Weekend Trips  | http://saltandwind.com

California Getaways: Our Favorite California Weekend Trips

Sharing some of our favorite weekend roat trips and ways to roam across California from north to south. 
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Sage Bee's Knees Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Sage Bee's Knees Cocktail

When it comes to cocktails, it's hard to get easier than the Bee's Knees made with nothing more than gin, lemon, and honey. As each season comes along, I like to make different versions with variou...
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Off Menu: New York Episode | http://saltandwind.com

Off Menu: New York Episode

New York has always been like a second home to me — the energy, the creativity, the drive —  I just completely relate. And that translates into their food scene, which is always ch...
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Coconut Brown Butter Mango Bread | http://saltandwind.com

Coconut Brown Butter Mango Bread

Do you have a travel tradition? Something small you do on every trip? Neither do I, but as of this very moment I want to change that. Starting with sharing some travel inspirations with my fellow t...
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Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Balsamic-Sage Brown Butter | http://saltandwind.com

Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Balsamic-Sage Brown Butter

Comfort food preferences are as personal as it gets. Some people crave mac and cheese, others pot pie, and some their mother’s soup. Being that I’m Italian American, my ultimate comfort...
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San Sebastián White Wine Sangria | http://saltandwind.com

San Sebastián White Wine Sangria

This sangria is is an ode to my last trip to Basque Country aka one of my all-time favorite parts of the world. Because it straddles France and Spain, it has a culture uniquely its own, yet st...
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