Souvenir Recipes

Like edible souvenirs, these our easy versions of recipes inspired by a trip or a memory of eating on the road so that you can eat like a local even if you never leave home.
Strawberry-Tarragon Curd Toast | http://saltandwind.com

Strawberry-Tarragon Curd Toast

An super simple but elegant recipe for a traditional French-style curd with tons of fresh strawberries, a hint of tarragon, this is perfect on toast, crepes, or served with scones.

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Passionfruit Mojito Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Passionfruit Mojito Cocktail

I'm not sure how it took so long for me to have my first Passionfruit Mojito. I've long made Passionfruit margaritas and often travel to places that have tons of the fruit but I never had the cocktail until Thailand. 

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Watermelon, Tomato, and Feta Farro Salad | http://saltandwind.com

Watermelon, Tomato, and Feta Farro Salad

A healthy recipe for a traditional twist on watermelon feta salad made with tomato, farro, and tons of arugula. 

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Classic Madeleine Cookies | http://saltandwind.com

Classic Madeleine Cookies

We all have our own romanticized vision of the perfect day in France. For us, it would be incomplete without a classic French Madeleine to savor at the end of our meal. Buttery and delicate, these are best enjoyed fresh out of the oven. Enjoying a view of the Burgundy countryside with these cookies is optional, but recommended. 

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Gougeres Tea Sandwiches With Moroccan Braised Chicken and Pickled Onions | http://saltandwind.com

Gougeres Tea Sandwiches With Moroccan Braised Chicken and Pickled Onions

An easy recipe for a modern twist on a classic tea sandwich with Moroccan flavors, these cheese puff sandwiches are loaded with braised Moroccan chicken, pickled onions, and spicy baby arugula.

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Gougeres Tea Sandwiches With Mint, Date Paste, and Goat Cheese | http://saltandwind.com

Gougeres Tea Sandwiches With Mint, Date Paste, and Goat Cheese

An easy recipe for a modern twist on a classic tea sandwich with Moroccan flavors, these cheese puff sandwiches are loaded with Moroccan-spiced carrots, olive tapenade, and fresh ricotta cheese.

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Gougeres Tea Sandwiches With Spiced Carrots, Tapenade, and Ricotta | http://saltandwind.com

Gougeres Tea Sandwiches With Spiced Carrots, Tapenade, and Ricotta

An easy recipe for a modern twist on a classic tea sandwich with Moroccan flavors, these cheese puff sandwiches are loaded with Moroccan-spiced carrots, olive tapenade, and fresh ricotta cheese.

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Springtime In Sonoma Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Springtime In Sonoma Cocktail

With a hint of Pastis, vodka, and a strawberry-tarragon puree, this is refreshing cocktail that's a must-make in the Spring!

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Blueberry Icelandic Skyr Cake | http://saltandwind.com

Blueberry Icelandic Skyr Cake

Inspired by a recent dinner in Vik, this is our easy recipe for Iceland's version of cheesecake, Skyr Cake, with blueberries, skyr yogurt, and toasted almonds. 

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Simple Strawberry-Tarragon Puree | http://saltandwind.com

Simple Strawberry-Tarragon Puree

A simple recipe for a traditional Strawberry-Tarragon Puree with tons of fresh strawberries, a hint of tarragon, this is perfect for mixing into cocktails, yogurt, or over ice cream!

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Beet Chilaquiles with Crumbly Herb Cheese and Fried Eggs | http://saltandwind.com

Beet Chilaquiles with Crumbly Herb Cheese and Fried Eggs

When I traveled to Baja California Alta, I was smitten on our very first meal upon crossing the border. The last thing I thought I’d find in Tijuana was Alma Verde, an organic juice bar serving excellent coffee and the most gorgeous plate of beet chilaquiles I’d ever seen — so, obviously, I had to recreate it stat!

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Smashed Spicy Pea Bruschetta with Avocado and Pickled Radish | http://saltandwind.com

Smashed Spicy Pea Bruschetta with Avocado and Pickled Radish

If you know me, then you know I have a thing for Piri Piri sauce, which explains my love for Nando's Peri Peri joint. When we were filming Off Menu in Washington DC, I ate there and got the chicken with tons of mashed peas. The mashed peas are buttery but have herbs and a good amount of chili heat, which make them the inspiration for this Smashed Spicy Pea Bruschetta.

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