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.

Gougeres Tea Sandwiches With Moroccan Braised Chicken and Pickled Onions | http://saltandwind.com

Gougeres Tea Sandwiches With Moroccan Braised Chicken and Pickled Onions

An easy recipe for a modern twist on a classic tea sandwich with Moroccan flavors, these cheese puff sandwiches are loaded with braised Moroccan chicken, pickled onions, and spicy ba...
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Road Trip Los Angeles To Austin: Why You Should Sometimes Definitely Take The Longest Way | http://saltandwind.com

Road Trip Los Angeles To Austin: Why You Should Sometimes Definitely Take The Longest Way

Let’s get one thing straight, shall we? Road trips should be a trip where you spend a lot of time getting from point A to point B and really enjoying it all, you know? To me, road trip perfec...
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Gougeres Tea Sandwiches With Mint, Date Paste, and Goat Cheese | http://saltandwind.com

Gougeres Tea Sandwiches With Mint, Date Paste, and Goat Cheese

An easy recipe for a modern twist on a classic tea sandwich with Moroccan flavors, these cheese puff sandwiches are loaded with Moroccan-spiced carrots, olive tapenade, and fresh ric...
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Moroccan Passionfruit Mint Iced Tea | http://saltandwind.com

Moroccan Passionfruit Mint Iced Tea

How to improve upon Moroccan mint tea? Make it a twist on Southern Sweet Iced Tea with cinnamon, cardamom, passionfruit juice, and loads and loads or mint, of course!
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Untamed Big Island: Escaping The Crowds For Waimea Bay | http://saltandwind.com

Untamed Big Island: Escaping The Crowds For Waimea Bay

The Aloha State and I are becoming good friends as I've spent a fair amount of time there during the last few years. Admittedly, most of that time has been on Oahu, but this latest trip includ...
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Gougeres Tea Sandwiches With Spiced Carrots, Tapenade, and Ricotta | http://saltandwind.com

Gougeres Tea Sandwiches With Spiced Carrots, Tapenade, and Ricotta

An easy recipe for a modern twist on a classic tea sandwich with Moroccan flavors, these cheese puff sandwiches are loaded with Moroccan-spiced carrots, olive tapenade, and fresh ricotta cheese.
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How To Tapas Crawl In Old Town San Sebastian | http://saltandwind.com

How To Tapas Crawl In Old Town San Sebastian

The culinary scene in Basque Country is totally unique and nowhere is that more evident that in San Sebastian. Here are my must-visit picks for doing a tapas crawl, Basque style.
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Our Packing Mantra: The 10 Travel Packing Tips We Live By | http://saltandwind.com

Our Packing Mantra: The 10 Travel Packing Tips We Live By

There are those of us who are natural-born packers and those of us who get anxiety anytime we pull out a suitcase. Despite the fact I've logged over 100,000 miles in on the road the past few years,...
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Pineapple Mint Julep Margarita Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Pineapple Mint Julep Margarita Cocktail

The first week of May makes me go all split personality: one minute I'm all about Cinco de Mayo and then literally it's all-systems-go for  Derby Day. It's enough to make a girl cray...
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Watermelon Pomegranate Margarita Cocktails | http://saltandwind.com

Watermelon Pomegranate Margarita Cocktails

When it comes to refreshing, it's hard to do better than watermelon juice. (Most watermelons are sweet enough that we just blend them up, strain them and drink them straight, though we add a little...
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