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!

San Diego, California: North Little Italy (NoLI) Neighborhood | http://saltandwind.com

San Diego, California: North Little Italy (NoLI) Neighborhood

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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{Fiori Di Zucca Fritti} Classic Italian Fried Zucchini Flowers | http://saltandwind.com

{Fiori Di Zucca Fritti} Classic Italian Fried Zucchini Flowers

Few places do fried food to the level of Rome. From the suppli to the Animelle fritte (sweetbreads), and the Carciofi alla giudia (fried artichokes) to (our fave) fried zuc...
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Classic Black Olive Tapenade | http://saltandwind.com

Classic Black Olive Tapenade

When Alex and Joann told us about their oh-so-perfect summer lunch in Provence, we were green with envy and we were totally in love with the sound of that tapenade. So, we set out to make our own a...
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Classic Kir Royale | http://saltandwind.com

Classic Kir Royale

If there's one thing that makes us feel instantly French, it's an aperitif of a Kir Royale at a sidewalk cafe. The oh-so classic drink of creme de cassis and bubbles is everything we love about Fra...
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Pistachio Feta Watermelon Salad | http://saltandwind.com

Pistachio Feta Watermelon Salad

Whoever first came up with the feta watermelon situation qualifies as a genius in our book because it's simple yet brilliant. And, while we don't know who that person is, we know they were on ...
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Classic Negroni Sbagliato | http://saltandwind.com

Classic Negroni Sbagliato

Cocktail folklore has it that this drink, the Negroni Sbagliato, is a mistake or messed up (aka sbagliato) take on the classic cocktail the Negroni. It's said that a bartender at Milan's ...
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10 Chocolate Bars Worth Hopping A Flight For | http://saltandwind.com

10 Chocolate Bars Worth Hopping A Flight For

Most people will take any excuse to hop a flight — catch up with a friend, taste test tequila, search out surf — but chocoholics like us? We'd go to the ends of the earth for a good cho...
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What To Stay, Eat, Drink, and Shop In Rome | http://saltandwind.com

What To Stay, Eat, Drink, and Shop In Rome

Rome's a huge city so it's easy to get overwhelmed. Here are Team Salt & Wind's favorite corners of the city's historic center from shops to eats to where to stay. 
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10 Duffel Bags For Your Next Weekend Away | http://saltandwind.com

10 Duffel Bags For Your Next Weekend Away

Behold our 10 favorite weekender bags that are as good looking as they are hard working. Travel on.
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The Simplest Most Classic Guacamole | http://saltandwind.com

The Simplest Most Classic Guacamole

Sure, we could go forever and a day jazzing up our guacamole (adding in charred corn! fresh goat cheese! tons of herbs! mango!) but most the time we keep it super simple. Like a well-executed marga...
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