Shelley  Ludman

Shelley Ludman

Shelley is the voice and photographer behind the food and travel blog, Sevengrams. When not at her day job as an Architect in Toronto, Shelley can be found cooking in her kitchen, strolling through the nearby market, or escaping on weekends with her boyfriend (aka the in-house taste tester).

Do A Long Weekend In Iceland (It's Easier Than You Think!) | http://saltandwind.com

Do A Long Weekend In Iceland (It's Easier Than You Think!)

Before you think, “Iceland, that’s far!!” hear us out: a three day weekend in Iceland is not only achievable, but 100% worth it. Here's how to get in time at the Blue Lagoon, lots...
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Road Trip through Western Canada: Turn a quick hour flight into a 7 day vacation | http://saltandwind.com

Road Trip through Western Canada: Turn a quick hour flight into a 7 day vacation

Road trip vacations are our new favorite thing, so the next time you have the choice of a flight or a drive, we suggest the latter. And if that distance just so happens to be between the two wester...
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Blueberry Icelandic Skyr Cake | http://saltandwind.com

Blueberry Icelandic Skyr Cake

Inspired by a recent dinner in Vik, this is our easy recipe for Iceland's version of cheesecake, Skyr Cake, with blueberries, skyr yogurt, and toasted almonds. 
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Frozen Peach Bellini Cocktails | http://saltandwind.com

Frozen Peach Bellini Cocktails

When the weather warms up in Prince Edward wine country (aka The County), Hinterland Winery toasts the season by serving up adult slushies. We really like their thinking so we joined on in and...
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Toronto, Canada: Where To Go In The Kensington Market Neighborhood | http://saltandwind.com

Toronto, Canada: Where To Go In The Kensington Market Neighborhood

At first glance, it may be hard to wrap your head around the vibe of Kensington Market but give yourself an afternoon and you'll see why it's one of Toronto's most unique neighborhoods. 
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{Bolo de Ananás} Azores Almond Polenta Pineapple Cake | http://saltandwind.com

{Bolo de Ananás} Azores Almond Polenta Pineapple Cake

One of my favorite discoveries from my trip to the Azores was this pineapple cake I found on the menu at A Tasca in Ponta Delgada. Nothing like those 60s era upside-down cakes, ...
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The Portuguese Islands You've Likely Never Heard Of | http://saltandwind.com

The Portuguese Islands You've Likely Never Heard Of

The Azores may just be Portugal’s best-kept secret. So secret in fact, that you can’t even spot it on Google maps unless you’re seriously zoomed in. Two hours west of ma...
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Canada's Secret Sauce: Prince Edward County Wine Country | http://saltandwind.com

Canada's Secret Sauce: Prince Edward County Wine Country

Picturesque scenery, local cuisine, and endless rows of vineyards: no, I'm not talking of Bordeaux or Napa but the Prince Edward County wine scene. A short hour drive from Toronto, this wine region...
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