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!

Toffee Espresso Chocolate Truffles | http://saltandwind.com

Toffee Espresso Chocolate Truffles

Sometimes we're really good about taking along healthy snacks when we travel. But other times we wouldn't think to leave home without something sweet. That's when we make these Toffee Espresso...
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Roasted Cumin Carrot, Radish, Avocado Salad | http://saltandwind.com

Roasted Cumin Carrot, Radish, Avocado Salad

Around here we like salads anytime of year but we love making winter salads that give our favorite summer salads a run for their money. The winter ingredients in Southern California that we like be...
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Celebrating Winter Celebrations | http://saltandwind.com

Celebrating Winter Celebrations

We’re always fans of any and every reason for a celebration, but here we are: in that shoulder season between the holidays when there’s not a ton to celebrate. Of course, we’re no...
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Citrus Scallops En Papillote With Herb Emulsion | http://saltandwind.com

Citrus Scallops En Papillote With Herb Emulsion

Fig & Olive is one of those restaurants that just makes you feel you’re in the South of France, even if you're in the midst of Manhattan. We credit it to Laurent whose love for simpl...
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Pomegranate Ginger Sparkler Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Pomegranate Ginger Sparkler Cocktail

How to master holiday entertaining? Put a festive twist on a classic cocktail but keep it simple enough to make for a crowd. I turn to this Pomegranate Ginger Sparkler, a festive twist on...
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How To Make A Dutch Baby Pancake | http://saltandwind.com

How To Make A Dutch Baby Pancake

My go-to key for getting through the holidays? Let's be real, it's coffee. As in lots and lots of coffee. But, even when I'm in desparate need of coffee, I'm still making the best coffee possi...
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Citrus Vodka Martini Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Citrus Vodka Martini Cocktail

I haven't given Martinis much love around here because I kind of assume we've all been there done that. But, when our friends at Juliska offered up their gorgeous Martini set for a h...
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How To Achieve Martini Perfection | http://saltandwind.com

How To Achieve Martini Perfection

It's time to talk Martinis. Our key to mastering holiday entertaining is to put a festive twist on a classic cocktail, perferably one that can be just as easily make for a party of ten as a party o...
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Roasted Beets With Pistachios And Thyme | http://saltandwind.com

Roasted Beets With Pistachios And Thyme

It's easy to go overboard during the holidays. To make too much food, with too many flavors, and then it all gets to be just too much. That's why we always try to work in a side dish that's just so...
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