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.

Exceptional Tomato Gazpacho | http://saltandwind.com

Exceptional Tomato Gazpacho

Have you ever seen a sloth in action? If not, please block away some time towatch this video. If so, then you have a really good idea of the pace of life in California in summer. It was almost too ...
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The Best Places To Eat In Cabo San Lucas | http://saltandwind.com

The Best Places To Eat In Cabo San Lucas

Yes, it's a super touristy place but that doesn't mean there isn't a lot to love about Cabo San Lucas. Here are some of my favorite places to lounge, drink, and dine in Los Cabos.
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Mercado Olympic | http://saltandwind.com

Mercado Olympic

It was one of those rare L.A. moments when the streets were empty as if everyone had overslept or just plain skipped town. It helped that I was racing through downtown L.A.’s Warehouse District, wh...
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Visiting Volcano Island Honey | http://saltandwind.com

Visiting Volcano Island Honey

It was if the skies were weeping there was so much rain falling and yet, not even 24 hours prior, I had been crossing fields of lava rock in heat so dry I could’ve baked flatbread. After taking my ...
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Cocoa-Rubbed Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Cherry Salsa | http://saltandwind.com

Cocoa-Rubbed Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Cherry Salsa

Cherries can be such teases. I mean, who do they think they are, tasting so amazing but coming in season for such a teeny sliver of a moment? But then I love that cherries are a reminder of seasona...
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Madre Chocolate | http://saltandwind.com

Madre Chocolate

Madre Chocolate is but one year old yet they've made an impact in that short time, and, with good measure, as they're the only bean-to-bar artisanal chocolate shop in the state of Hawaii. They coul...
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Blue Cheese, Shallot, and Delicata Squash Pizza | http://saltandwind.com

Blue Cheese, Shallot, and Delicata Squash Pizza

Among my friends, it’s understood that rain and wind means pizza is on the menu. It’s a habit that formed when I was living in Florence when a group of us would religiously meet up at Trattoria Nap...
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Grilled Peach Panzanella Salad | http://saltandwind.com

Grilled Peach Panzanella Salad

A super simple twist on classic Italian panzanella salad made with peaches, crusty bread, and loads of herbs. 
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Eating Itinerary: Where To Eat Taiwanese Food In Los Angeles | http://saltandwind.com

Eating Itinerary: Where To Eat Taiwanese Food In Los Angeles

Here are my tips for where to go to get the best Taiwanese food in Los Angeles's San Gabriel Valley.
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Potato, Leek, And Sorrel Pesto Pizza | http://saltandwind.com

Potato, Leek, And Sorrel Pesto Pizza

I have two kitchens and it’s a serious pain in the rear. Sure, it sounds glamourous. Twice the space, twice the equipment, and twice the fun — just like an ad for DoubleMint gum, right? Well, it’s ...
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