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.

The Man O' War Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

The Man O' War Cocktail

This cocktaill is an ode to an epic girls trip with my friends, Delilah and Nicole of Dear Handmade Life. While partying in Park City, Utah, the ladies introduced me to this drink, the Man O’War co...
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Coconut Honey Lace Cookies | http://saltandwind.com

Coconut Honey Lace Cookies

Apparently lace cookies are from the South, which is fitting because they're the daintiest desserts I ever did see. Normally they're made with corn syrup and oats or almonds but I've been making th...
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Cinnamon and Tequila Hot Chocolate Cocktails | http://saltandwind.com

Cinnamon and Tequila Hot Chocolate Cocktails

Before you make this recipe, I've got a big ol' caveat to throw out there. You all know how much we love chocolate, right (I mean I do have a Pinterest board dedicated to it)? Well, then you'll und...
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Chestnut Gnocchi with Robiola Bosina Cheese Sauce | http://saltandwind.com

Chestnut Gnocchi with Robiola Bosina Cheese Sauce

I first stepped foot in Torino, Italy shortly after the Winter Olympics and just in time for Fall. If there's anywhere you want to be during autumn in Italy, it's Torino because everywhere you go p...
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Smoked Paprika and Oregano Spatchcock Chicken  | http://saltandwind.com

Smoked Paprika and Oregano Spatchcock Chicken

After visiting 10 cities in the last 3 months, it's been countless trips to the airport, and lots of missed or late night meals, I wasn’t truly aware of how much I needed a home cooked meal. That i...
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Hemingway Daiquiri Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Hemingway Daiquiri Cocktail

Cuba is still calling to me, almost a week after I left. Perhaps because I'm up to my eyeballs in photos, perhaps because it's one of the more nuanced places I've visited, perhaps because the food ...
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Heading To The Heart of The Amazon: Belem, Brazil | http://saltandwind.com

Heading To The Heart of The Amazon: Belem, Brazil

Flying to Brazil with my two food friends in search of unknown ingredients and other adventures. 
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Making The Most of 24 Hours in Paris | http://saltandwind.com

Making The Most of 24 Hours in Paris

When does a layover become a good thing? When it means I get 24 in one of the most fabulous places: Paris!
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Salt & Wind Is Taking Off! | http://saltandwind.com

Salt & Wind Is Taking Off!

Hello! Welcome to Salt & Wind, a new site dedicated to all things food travel. We’re taking our love for food and mixing it up with our passion for travel — all with the g...
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Spiced Persimmon Pudding | http://saltandwind.com

Spiced Persimmon Pudding

Persimmon pudding isn't really a pudding -- well, in the British sense, yes, but to us Yankees it can be misleading. It's like a boozed and spiced persimmon cake bar conconction, which, semantics a...
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