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!

Upside-Down Baked Apple Pecan Bacon French Toast | http://saltandwind.com

Upside-Down Baked Apple Pecan Bacon French Toast

This French toast is inpsired by a breakfast we had on a trip to Nashville when we fell in love with the Gulch neighborhood and the coffee shop, Barista Parlor. This easy baked French Toast with ap...
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Squash, Arugula, Pomegranate Salad with Tahini Dressing | http://saltandwind.com

Squash, Arugula, Pomegranate Salad with Tahini Dressing

With each passing year, we gets a bit healthier with our holiday menus. This salad is super colorful and pretty much all make ahead and also vegan and gluten free so it'll satisfy pretty much ...
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Caramelized Onion & Butternut Squash Danish | http://saltandwind.com

Caramelized Onion & Butternut Squash Danish

Do the holidays ever seem more cheery than from under a bough of evergreen and twinkling lights? Perhaps paired with a cozy fireplace and a bubbly cocktail? We don’t think so either! That&rsq...
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Pumpkin Spice Ricotta Cheesecake Bars | http://saltandwind.com

Pumpkin Spice Ricotta Cheesecake Bars

Cheesecake is our thing. Well, around here, it's cheesecake. And, when it's Pumpkin Spice Season, these Pumpkin Spice Ricotta Cheesecake Bars are our cheesecake of choice.
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Spiced Mexican Chocolate Coconut Pie | http://saltandwind.com

Spiced Mexican Chocolate Coconut Pie

A delicious recipe for a simple, no-bake Chocolate Coconut Pie with graham cracker crust, cinnamon-and-cayenne-spiced chocolate pudding, rum whipped cream, and toasted coconut. 
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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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Santa Maria Barbecue-Inspired Chili Rub | http://saltandwind.com

Santa Maria Barbecue-Inspired Chili Rub

A bit smoky, a touch spicy, and a ton flavorful, this is a simple barbecue chili rub that is inspired by our California BBQ and that's our go-to spice blend for everything from chicken to tofu to p...
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Toast Italy With Our 10 Favorite Italian Aperitivo Cocktails  | http://saltandwind.com

Toast Italy With Our 10 Favorite Italian Aperitivo Cocktails

In our dream world, we'd do Italian aperitivo in Italy on the regular. We love the atmosphere, the snacks, and, of course, the cocktails. Here are our favorite ways to do Italian happy ho...
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The Ultimate Chocolate Chocolate Ice Cream | http://saltandwind.com

The Ultimate Chocolate Chocolate Ice Cream

Our all-time favorite recipe for a traditional chocolate ice cream that doubles down on the chocolate flavor. 
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Classic Salted Caramel Sauce | http://saltandwind.com

Classic Salted Caramel Sauce

An easy recipe for a classic Salted Caramel Sauce that's perfect for topping pretty much any dessert from ice cream to cheesecake to pound cake. 
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