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.

Red Pepper Ricotta Zucchini Lasagna | http://saltandwind.com

Red Pepper Ricotta Zucchini Lasagna

Layers of zucchini, red pepper sauce, and whipped ricotta—this is how we do lasagna when it's too hot to cook.
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Watermelon, Tomato, and Feta Farro Salad | http://saltandwind.com

Watermelon, Tomato, and Feta Farro Salad

A healthy recipe for a traditional twist on watermelon feta salad made with tomato, farro, and tons of arugula. 
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Unpacked: Aida On What To Pack For France | http://saltandwind.com

Unpacked: Aida On What To Pack For France

A lot of you asked about what I packed for France so I wanted to give you my tips. I tend to dress differently in France than I do here in Los Angeles—more monochromatic and minimal...
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{Salade Niçoise} Nice-Style Salad with Smashed Potatoes and Fried Capers | http://saltandwind.com

{Salade Niçoise} Nice-Style Salad with Smashed Potatoes and Fried Capers

Inspired by my latest trip to Provence, I updated the classic salad from Nice with the addition of tons of basil, super-high quality tuna, smashed potatoes, and fried capers. 
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10 Tips For Building A Better Bar Cart | http://saltandwind.com

10 Tips For Building A Better Bar Cart

The moment we felt like we made it in life (okay, in our entertaining life)? When we finally sprung for a bar cart. Nothing pulls a party together like a beautiful bar cart except one that's p...
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Basil Citrus Berry Smash Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Basil Citrus Berry Smash Cocktail

A perfect summer cocktail recipe, this Basil Citrus Smash has tons of fresh basil, two types of citrus, and is a total stunner.
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Friends Who Fete: The Travel Lover's Bridal Shower | http://saltandwind.com

Friends Who Fete: The Travel Lover's Bridal Shower

How do you throw a Bridal Shower for the travel lover in your life? Bring her favorite destination to her! For this latest Friends Who Fete party, the girls threw me a belated Bridal Shower inspire...
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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: 5 Day Itinerary California to Texas | http://saltandwind.com

Road Trip Los Angeles To Austin: 5 Day Itinerary California to Texas

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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