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.

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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Unpacked: Aida On What To Pack For Thailand | http://saltandwind.com

Unpacked: 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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Photos From The Quaintest Lake Town In Italy: Lake Garda's Sirmione | http://saltandwind.com

Photos From The Quaintest Lake Town In Italy: Lake Garda's Sirmione

Sometimes things are really great surprises like making a flight connection when it seems mathmatically impossible or getting upgraded in your hotel room. Or finding a town that doesn't show up on ...
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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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A Taste Of Thailand: {Larb Moo} Isaan-Style Minced Pork Salad | http://saltandwind.com

A Taste Of Thailand: {Larb Moo} Isaan-Style Minced Pork Salad

Inspired by my recent travels to Thailand, here is a recipe for the classic dish, larb, a sort of ground meat salad. I had versions made with pork, beef, and duck and one was better than ...
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Italian Sangria Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Italian Sangria Cocktail

Made with Italian rose and the bittersweet Italian aperitif, Cocchi Americano, this is my summery twist on classic Sangria with fresh peaches and tons of strawberries. 
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Celebrate Peach Season: Peaches and Creme Fraiche Ice Cream | http://saltandwind.com

Celebrate Peach Season: Peaches and Creme Fraiche Ice Cream

There’s so much talk about a Georgia peach but, no surprise here, I’m partial to peaches from California. Especially when they're from Frog Hollow Farm. I use them to top my m...
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