Team Salt & Wind Travel

Team Salt & Wind Travel

Salt & Wind Travel is a boutique travel company for the discerning food and lifestyle traveler. Through our food-first travel planning services, including private day tours, custom itinerary planning, small group trips, and our Digital City Guides For Food Lovers, we provide you with the resources to travel in good taste. Founded by food and travel expert, Aida Mollenkamp in 2015, Salt & Wind Travel is owned by Aida and filmmaker and travel expert, Kristen Kellogg. 

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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Classic Mexican Horchata  | http://saltandwind.com

Classic Mexican Horchata

Wondering how to make horchata? We've got you covererd. This Mexican horchata recipe is super classic except that we use dates instead of granulated sugar to sweeten in because we want to be a touc...
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{Parmigiana di Zucca} Butternut Squash Parmesan  | http://saltandwind.com

{Parmigiana di Zucca} Butternut Squash Parmesan

One of our top rules in the kitchen? Always, always, always use the highest-quality ingredients available. Especially when you’re cooking a seasonal fall harvest recipe made with just a few ingred...
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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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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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Yes, You Can Look Rested After A Long-Haul Flight. Here’s How. | http://saltandwind.com

Yes, You Can Look Rested After A Long-Haul Flight. Here’s How.

Here at Salt & Wind we clock in a lot of travel time. But the being up in the air takes its toll and, after a few thousand miles, you can arrive at your destination feeling, or worse yet, looki...
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Mezzi Paccheri Pasta with Burrata Cream, Guanciale, and Saffron | http://saltandwind.com

Mezzi Paccheri Pasta with Burrata Cream, Guanciale, and Saffron

During our trip to the Tuscan countryside, we came across one of the most interesting pastas we'd had in a long time. Made with burrata, saffron, and guanciale, it's an easy pasta that's decadent a...
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Where To Say Yes Way Rosé Before Summer Ends | http://saltandwind.com

Where To Say Yes Way Rosé Before Summer Ends

These are the places we dream of drinking rosé: some are alfresco, others chic, and some laidback but all are the kind of place you could sit back, sip rosé, and wish summer woul...
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Marinated Salumi Sandwich | http://saltandwind.com

Marinated Salumi Sandwich

We'll admit it: we're major fan girls of Giada DiLaurentiis because, well, tbh, we feel like we relate to her. We too are from California, we too love all things Italy, and our cooking is very much...
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