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.

Roasted Eggplant, Crisp Garlic, and Basil Pasta | http://saltandwind.com

Roasted Eggplant, Crisp Garlic, and Basil Pasta

It's that time. That time when summer is still hanging around but it has finally started to cool down. So there's plenty of late summer produce at the market but the temps are finally reasonable en...
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Roasted Butternut Squash Amaranth Spinach Salad with Lemongrass Peanut Dressing | http://saltandwind.com

Roasted Butternut Squash Amaranth Spinach Salad with Lemongrass Peanut Dressing

The Fall salad I'm really into right now is this bright Roasted Butternut Squash salad with tons of fresh Amaranth spinach greens, crisp garlic chips, and a Thai-inspired lemongrass peanut dressing...
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{Ajvar} Roasted Pepper And Eggplant Spread | http://saltandwind.com

{Ajvar} Roasted Pepper And Eggplant Spread

A healthy recipe for a traditional Ajvar, the dip with tons of roasted peppers, eggplant, and herbs, inspired by Croatia. 
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Limoncello Creamsicle Popsicles | http://saltandwind.com

Limoncello Creamsicle Popsicles

On my first trip to Italy, I'’d religiously finish the day with a cone of straciatella gelato while the adults would sip on ice-cold Limoncello. Though I didn't ever try more than an eyed...
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Mediterranean Lamb Burger With Tapenade Mayo, Arugula, and Feta | http://saltandwind.com

Mediterranean Lamb Burger With Tapenade Mayo, Arugula, and Feta

Yes, we love a good juicy hamburger but to us, there's nothing quite like a lamb burger. Here is our recipe for a super simple burger topped with feta, spicy arugula, and an olive mayo!
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Coffee Salted Caramel Sauce | http://saltandwind.com

Coffee Salted Caramel Sauce

A twist on a classic Salted Caramel Sauce recipe made by adding in coffee for an unexpected kick. 
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Hazelnut Chocolate Baci Ice Cream | http://saltandwind.com

Hazelnut Chocolate Baci Ice Cream

Raise your hand if you're as into the chocolate-hazelnut combo that is Nutella, Baci, and Gianduja! I'm so into it that I cannot pass a gelato stand without ordering it. So, for our Ice Cream Socia...
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Frosé (Frozen Rosé) Aperol Spritz | http://saltandwind.com

Frosé (Frozen Rosé) Aperol Spritz

We took Frosé (Frozen Rosé) and gave it an Aperol Spritz twist! Less sweet than Frosé but just as phenom, we'll be making batches of it right up until summer ends! 
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Chocolate Almond Butter Cup and Almond Butter Swirl Ice Cream | http://saltandwind.com

Chocolate Almond Butter Cup and Almond Butter Swirl Ice Cream

A twist on the classic Chocolate-Peanut Butter Ice Cream made with homemade Mini Chocolate Almond Butter cups and an Almond Butter Swirl. 
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Rhône River Itinerary: A Week Trip From Avignon to Lyon | http://saltandwind.com

Rhône River Itinerary: A Week Trip From Avignon to Lyon

My first experience on a river cruise was from Arles to Lyon along the Rhône River and I couldn't have loved it more.
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