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.

Mexican Coffee Affogato | http://saltandwind.com

Mexican Coffee Affogato

Why should the Italians have all the fun with affogato? I mean, I get that they came up with pouring coffee over ice cream and, in true Italian form, it's pretty perfect in its simplicity. But, I'v...
Read More
Sake Miso Mussels with Wilted Greens | http://saltandwind.com

Sake Miso Mussels with Wilted Greens

 I love to get away. If there’s a trip to be had, I can be packed and ready with suitcase in hand within minutes. Like that one time my coworker casually invited on a last minute trip to Europe and...
Read More
Coconut Red Curry Chicken Wrap with Spicy Peanut Sauce | http://saltandwind.com

Coconut Red Curry Chicken Wrap with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Ok, I'm going to have to be a bit cagey for the next day so please forgive me, but I absolutely pinky promise to tell you why come this Friday. You see, I'm traveling but it’s best I don’t tell you...
Read More
Walnut-Miso Vegan Cheese | http://saltandwind.com

Walnut-Miso Vegan Cheese

I don't have a particularly addictive personality, but, if there's one thing that I'm close to addicted to, it'd be cheese. I'd surely have to go to Cheese Lovers Anonymous. I mean, I was eating it...
Read More
Channeling Cuba Style | http://saltandwind.com

Channeling Cuba Style

Mojitos. Classic cars. Buena Vista Social Club. Up until a few days ago, that was pretty much the extent of my knowledge of Cuba. It's a place so often described as "stuck in time" that it seems cl...
Read More
Crepes with Meyer Lemon Curd and Berries | http://saltandwind.com

Crepes with Meyer Lemon Curd and Berries

This last weekend we had a serious winter storm that left everyone confused — confused on how to drive, how to dress, and what season it is. And the produce seems to have gotten caught up in the co...
Read More
Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese Toasts | http://saltandwind.com

Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese Toasts

This Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese Toasts recipe is like a hand-me-down, family blanket – old school but the ultimate in comfort. I pulled this Tomato Soup recipe out of Keys To The Kitchen to sha...
Read More
40 Clove Garlic Chicken | http://saltandwind.com

40 Clove Garlic Chicken

We trust each other, right? Because this recipe for 40 Clove Garlic Chicken is going to require a bit of trust on your part — as in this recipe requires a ton of garlic but I’m not leading you astr...
Read More
Baby Potato Bites with Chorizo | http://saltandwind.com

Baby Potato Bites with Chorizo

These Baby Potato Bites with Chorizo are by no means diet food but I like keeping them small so you can eat a lot without having to commit to any one thing (perfect for a tailgate or a potluck). Th...
Read More