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!

Multi-Task Mingling Is How We Survive The Holidays | http://saltandwind.com

Multi-Task Mingling Is How We Survive The Holidays

Between the holiday card writing, menu planning, and events, the “to do” list just doesn’t quit this time of year. And rather than waiting to see friends at more formal festivitie...
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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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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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The Perfect Holiday Side: Shredded Carrot, Arugula, and Wild Rice Salad | http://saltandwind.com

The Perfect Holiday Side: Shredded Carrot, Arugula, and Wild Rice Salad

Need a super simple, make-ahead dish for the holidays that's allergen friendly? Check out this recipe that's gluten free, dairy free, and vegetarian!
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{Zaleti} Cornmeal Currant Italian Cookies | http://saltandwind.com

{Zaleti} Cornmeal Currant Italian Cookies

We love Italian cookies because they're simple to make, not too sweet, and always super interesting. These Venetian cookies known as Zaleti with currants, cornmeal, and almond liqueur are just that!
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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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Local Food: What To Eat In Milan, Italy | http://saltandwind.com

Local Food: What To Eat In Milan, Italy

From risotto to osso bucco and a few surprises, here are the classic dishes you must eat the next time you're in Milan, Italy.
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Classic Old Fashioned Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Classic Old Fashioned Cocktail

There are few cocktails more classic than the Old Fashioned and with good reason: it’s simple to make and so delicious when made right.
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Classic Affogato  | http://saltandwind.com

Classic Affogato

Over and over again we tip our hats to the Italians for all their delicious espresso creations. And though we love a good latte and swoon for an icy cold shakerato, one we're partial toward is the ...
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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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