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 And Easy Last-Minute Holiday Cocktail Party | http://saltandwind.com

Friends Who Fete: An Elegant And 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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Looking For The Ultimate Holiday Party? Host A Tamalada! | http://saltandwind.com

Looking For The Ultimate Holiday Party? Host A Tamalada!

The new holiday tradition we're all about? Hosting a tamalada! It's like a cookie-making party but for tamales. And you get tons of amazing food as a result!
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Easy Recipes To Keep Houseguests Well Fed | http://saltandwind.com

Easy Recipes To Keep Houseguests Well Fed

The holiday menu is planned, every last gift bought, and the guest beds all set up. You're a ringer for best hostess around but you'll be even more winning if you plan on what to serve everyone onc...
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How To Buy Great Olive Oil (And Treat It Right!) | http://saltandwind.com

How To Buy Great Olive Oil (And Treat It Right!)

Olive oil needs no introduction -- it's a kitchen staple. And even though you may use it near daily in your kitchen, you may still have a few questions. From how to buy it to how to store it, we're...
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Seven Tips To Master Your Holiday Prep | http://saltandwind.com

Seven Tips To Master Your Holiday Prep

Coffee naps, morning meditation, evening yoga…these are just a few tactics we use to get through the holidays. But try as we might sometimes we end up with our face plated in a pillow instea...
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Make Your Next Cheeseboard Instagram-Worthy | http://saltandwind.com

Make Your Next Cheeseboard Instagram-Worthy

A gorgeous cheeseboard isn't just about winning at Instagram -- it all makes you look like an entertaining boss. Here are our tips for building a cheeseboard that's just as gorgeous as it is delici...
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Salt-Roasted Beet and Orange Arugula Salad With Achiote Dressing And Toasted Seeds | http://saltandwind.com

Salt-Roasted Beet and Orange Arugula Salad With Achiote Dressing And Toasted Seeds

The classic beet and citrus salad gets a Mexican twist with the addition of a spiced achiote dressing. 
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{Rajas De Chile Poblano Con Crema} Charred Poblano Peppers With Cream | http://saltandwind.com

{Rajas De Chile Poblano Con Crema} Charred Poblano Peppers With Cream

One of our all-time favorite vegetarian Mexican recipes? Definitely rajas! This easy recipe is made with just a few ingredients -- charred poblano peppers, caramelized onions, Mexican oregano, and ...
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See How Extra Virgin Olive Oil Is Made | http://saltandwind.com

See How Extra Virgin Olive Oil Is Made

When you spend as much time as we do focused on all things food and travel you end up cooking and eating a lot of olive oil. So we traveled to Italy to learn all about the places, ma...
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{Ravioli di Pappa Al Pomodoro} Homemade Ravioli With Pappa al Pomodoro | http://saltandwind.com

{Ravioli di Pappa Al Pomodoro} Homemade Ravioli With Pappa al Pomodoro

Two of our all-time favorite Italian recipes -- pappa al pomodoro and ravioli -- combine in this recipe. It's a recipe that takes a bit of work to make but we promise that the result is so worth it!
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