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.

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

Here are my must-visit spots for food, waterfalls, and craft beer on Big Island, Hawaii.
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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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The 10 Travel Packing Tips We Live By | http://saltandwind.com

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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LA Guide: Picasso And Rivera at LACMA | http://saltandwind.com

LA Guide: 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 Hour Itinerary: Florence, Italy With Aida Mollenkamp | http://saltandwind.com

24 Hour Itinerary: 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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