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.

Peach Melba Coconut Cream Sodas | http://saltandwind.com

Peach Melba Coconut Cream Sodas

When the weather hits the triple digits, we've got necessities: coconut water, a legit hat, sunnies -- we pretty much can't bear it without them. But then there are the not-so-necess...
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Mexican Corn Panzanella Salad | http://saltandwind.com

Mexican Corn Panzanella Salad

Like a fresher, healthier take on classic corn elote meets panzanella, this recipe is one of our all time favorite summer salads.
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Passionfruit Mojito Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Passionfruit Mojito Cocktail

I'm not sure how it took so long for me to have my first Passionfruit Mojito. I've long made Passionfruit margaritas and often travel to places that have tons of the fruit but I never had the cockt...
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Painkiller Cocktail Popsicles | http://saltandwind.com

Painkiller Cocktail Popsicles

Where do you go when you need to escape? No luggage, no tickets—just you and your daydreams? I dream of snorkeling in Trunk Bay with a side of these Painkiller Cocktail popsicles!
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Red Pepper Ricotta Zucchini Lasagna | http://saltandwind.com

Red Pepper Ricotta Zucchini Lasagna

Layers of zucchini, red pepper sauce, and whipped ricotta—this is how we do lasagna when it's too hot to cook.
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{Aguachile Verde} Chile Lime Marinated Shrimp | http://saltandwind.com

{Aguachile Verde} Chile Lime Marinated Shrimp

On my last trip to Tijuana I stopped and tried every Aguachile I came across. On our second day, we started out at the Mariscos El Paisa street stand to get a taste of Sinaloan aguachile ...
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Watermelon, Tomato, and Feta Farro Salad | http://saltandwind.com

Watermelon, Tomato, and Feta Farro Salad

A healthy recipe for a traditional twist on watermelon feta salad made with tomato, farro, and tons of arugula. 
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Unpacked: Aida On What To Pack For France | http://saltandwind.com

Unpacked: Aida On What To Pack For France

A lot of you asked about what I packed for France so I wanted to give you my tips. I tend to dress differently in France than I do here in Los Angeles—more monochromatic and minimal...
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{Salade Niçoise} Nice-Style Salad with Smashed Potatoes and Fried Capers | http://saltandwind.com

{Salade Niçoise} Nice-Style Salad with Smashed Potatoes and Fried Capers

Inspired by my latest trip to Provence, I updated the classic salad from Nice with the addition of tons of basil, super-high quality tuna, smashed potatoes, and fried capers. 
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10 Tips For Building A Better Bar Cart | http://saltandwind.com

10 Tips For Building A Better Bar Cart

The moment we felt like we made it in life (okay, in our entertaining life)? When we finally sprung for a bar cart. Nothing pulls a party together like a beautiful bar cart except one that's p...
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