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.

Off Menu: Barcelona Episode | http://saltandwind.com

Off Menu: Barcelona Episode

Barcelona is a powerhouse when it comes to food. From avant garde cooking to tapas, there's a bit of everything. I hadn't been there in years so I was excited to head there for #OffMenu. ...
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Spicy Kiwi Mint Margarita Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Spicy Kiwi Mint Margarita Cocktail

What we want to know? Why kiwi is so underused in cocktail recipes! It's pairs so well with so many flavors, which is why it's our latest obsession when it comes to fruit-flavored margaritas.
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Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Smoothie | http://saltandwind.com

Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Smoothie

If you're making pumpkin pie or any other Fall dessert, chances are, you already have these ingredients lying around. Slightly spiced, a little sweet, this smoothie is becoming my go-to Fall smoothie.
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Thailand May Be Hawaii’s Long-Lost Sister | http://saltandwind.com

Thailand May Be Hawaii’s Long-Lost Sister

If you love Hawaii, you should head to Thailand next—here's why:
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Taiwanese Night Market Popcorn Chicken | http://saltandwind.com

Taiwanese Night Market Popcorn Chicken

I’ve haven't yet been to Taiwan, but I so know I love Taiwanese Night Market Chicken aka Popcorn Chicken aka your newest favorite snack!
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Tamarind Wards Off Flying Ghosts (And Other Things I Learned In Thailand) | http://saltandwind.com

Tamarind Wards Off Flying Ghosts (And Other Things I Learned In Thailand)

Thailand has long been on my bucket list so I was beyond excited for my recent trip. It was a total whirlwind—going from Bangkok to Isaan and south to Phuket in just ten days. And in those te...
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{Cathay Delight} Coconut Kiwi Mint Frappe | http://saltandwind.com

{Cathay Delight} Coconut Kiwi Mint Frappe

We tend to criticize airplane and airport food more than we celebrate it, but that changed when I flew Cathay Pacific and tried their Cathay Delight. Made with nothing more than kiwi juic...
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Aida On What To Pack For Thailand | http://saltandwind.com

Aida On What To Pack For Thailand

Packing for Thailand was a challenge—I wanted bright colors to match the country’s vibrancy but light materials to handle the humid heat. At the end of the day, I stuck to a slightly co...
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20 Swoony Photos Of Positano, Italy | http://saltandwind.com

20 Swoony Photos Of Positano, Italy

There’s possibly nowhere that does the beach like Italy. Yes, I’m 100% bias but you can’t visit Italy in the summer without going to the beaches. And,for old-school Italian glam (...
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{Caffe Freddo} Zurich-Style Iced Mocha | http://saltandwind.com

{Caffe Freddo} Zurich-Style Iced Mocha

Zurich knows how to do cafe culture right. From pastry shops that serve classic cappuccinos to the modern coffee bars with cocktail scenes like Milchbar and Bovelli. We stumbled across Bovelli in t...
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