Team Salt & Wind

Team Salt & Wind

Salt & Wind is a food and travel website created by food and travel expert, Aida Mollenkamp, in December 2014. The sister company, Salt & Wind Travel, launched in 2017 to provide boutique group travel services for fellow food lovers. Through our editorial work and our trips, we're on a mission to help you travel in good taste!

Friends Who Fete: An Elegant (But Easy!) Last-Minute Holiday Cocktail Party | http://saltandwind.com

Friends Who Fete: An Elegant (But Easy!) Last-Minute Holiday Cocktail Party

You've invited your friends over for a last-minute party and now what? Here's everything you need from last-minute recipe ideas to super simple florals to put together a party that'll look like you...
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These Chic But Easy Appetizers Will Rule Your Next Cocktail Party | http://saltandwind.com

These Chic But Easy Appetizers Will Rule Your Next Cocktail Party

The holiday party detail that separates the women from the girls? Having a few chic homemade appetizers that are elegant but easy AF to prepare. 
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Essential Tips To Survive Holiday Entertaining | http://saltandwind.com

Essential Tips To Survive Holiday Entertaining

No matter how well you plan, entertaining during the holidays can be stressful. Here are our 10 tips for elegant but low-stress entertaining.
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{Torta Sbrisolona} Italian Almond Cornmeal Cookie Recipe | http://saltandwind.com

{Torta Sbrisolona} Italian Almond Cornmeal Cookie Recipe

An easy recipe for the traditional Italian dessert known as Sbrisolona. Hailing from the town of Mantova in Northern Italy's Lombardy region, this cornmeal almond cookie is a favorite around h...
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Spiced Mexican Chocolate Coconut Pie | http://saltandwind.com

Spiced Mexican Chocolate Coconut Pie

A delicious recipe for a simple, no-bake Chocolate Coconut Pie with graham cracker crust, cinnamon-and-cayenne-spiced chocolate pudding, rum whipped cream, and toasted coconut. 
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San Diego, California: Little Italy Neighborhood Guide | http://saltandwind.com

San Diego, California: Little Italy Neighborhood Guide

San Diego is one of our favorite places for a weekend away and the North Little Italy (aka NoLI) neighborhood is where we always spend a few hours to shop, sip, and eat.
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Friends Who Fete: Channel Mexico With Our Ultimate Day Of The Dead Party | http://saltandwind.com

Friends Who Fete: Channel Mexico With Our Ultimate Day Of The Dead Party

Halloween is all well and good but we'll take Day Of The Dead over it anytime. This is how we'd throw the ultimate Day Of The Dead party with a full-on Mexican menu, a homemade fruit and flower alt...
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Our Easiest Ever Carnitas Tacos | http://saltandwind.com

Our Easiest Ever Carnitas Tacos

One recipe we turn to time and again for a crowd? Carnitas! A spiced pork shoulder is slow cooked until tender then crisped until brown and served in tortillas -- aka all our favorite things in one!
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Travel Movies That Make Us Want To Wander | http://saltandwind.com

Travel Movies That Make Us Want To Wander

If we had it our way, the Academy would add one more category to their awards and it would award movies that cause wanderlust. These are the 10 movies that transport us without having to pull out o...
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Local Food: These Are The Classic Street Foods To Eat When You Travel To Mexico City | http://saltandwind.com

Local Food: These Are The Classic Street Foods To Eat When You Travel To Mexico City

From quesadillas to tacos de canasta and churros to tamales, these are the classic street foods to eat when you travel to Mexico City!
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