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.

Smashed Spicy Pea Bruschetta with Avocado and Pickled Radish | http://saltandwind.com

Smashed Spicy Pea Bruschetta with Avocado and Pickled Radish

If you know me, then you know I have a thing for Piri Piri sauce, which explains my love for Nando's Peri Peri joint. When we were filming Off Menu in Washington DC, I ate there and got t...
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Travel Your Town: Picasso And Rivera at LACMA | http://saltandwind.com

Travel Your Town: Picasso And Rivera at LACMA

What I learned on my last visit to Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA): Pablo Picasso and Diego Rivera had a tumultuous relationship that would today be summed up as, “it’s co...
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24 Hours In Florence, Italy with Aida Mollenkamp | http://saltandwind.com

24 Hours In Florence, Italy with Aida Mollenkamp

Our aperitivo-loving Editor-In-Chief and one-time Florence expat invites us along as she heads out on One Perfect Day in Florence, Italy. 
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Why To Cancel Your Wedding And Elope (Or WeddingMoon) | http://saltandwind.com

Why To Cancel Your Wedding And Elope (Or WeddingMoon)

Cancel your wedding and elope. No, I’m serious. Okay, okay, before you go all cray on me, I’m the first to admit this is not for everyone. But eloping to Thailand was the right cho...
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Smoky Vegetarian Breakfast Burrito | http://saltandwind.com

Smoky Vegetarian Breakfast Burrito

It's getting pretty ridiculous: I'm way too frequent a flyer at the coffee shop near my house. And, no, it's not for the coffee. I mean, the coffee is totally fine but it's all about the Breakfast ...
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How To Elope In Thailand (In 30 Days Or Less) | http://saltandwind.com

How To Elope In Thailand (In 30 Days Or Less)

That time I decided to elope to Thailand in less than 30 days and all that I learned about weddings and eloping along the way. 
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That Time I Did 7 Meals In 12 Hours On Saint Martin | http://saltandwind.com

That Time I Did 7 Meals In 12 Hours On Saint Martin

It was like the "Amazing Race," that is, if they did a food-focused episode. We dropped anchor in Saint Martin as the sun rose and were counting the minutes until we could get our first croissant.&...
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Salted Chocolate Oatmeal Shortbread | http://saltandwind.com

Salted Chocolate Oatmeal Shortbread

I'm an equal opportunity shortbread eater. But sometimes I like to switch up the classic and for this St Patrick's Day I wanted to make an Oatmeal Shortbread. Made with coconut oil, coconut sugar, ...
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Austin-Style Breakfast Tacos | http://saltandwind.com

Austin-Style Breakfast Tacos

One of my all-time favorite things about Austin? The breakfast tacos, of course! I've tried (almost) every taco in the city and here's my slightly fancified version. 
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Dublin-Style Irish Coffee | http://saltandwind.com

Dublin-Style Irish Coffee

There are a lot of not-so-great Irish coffees out there—lots are too sweet, too boozy, or just not well balanced. But Dublin's Chapter One changed that for me. 
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