Iconic Recipes

These are the dishes that represent a place on a plate, they're those classics you just gotta try from Lebanese Lemonade to Portuguese Pineapple Cake, and, of course, our easy, healthy version of those recipes.
Cook These Classic Italian Recipes When Dreaming Of Italy | http://saltandwind.com

Cook These Classic Italian Recipes When Dreaming Of Italy

It’s no secret we love Italy and we travel there as often as we can. But, we can’t always hop a flight at a moment's notice. The next best thing? Cooking these classic Italian recipes, inviting friends over, and daydreaming about travel. 

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{Tagliata Di Manzo} Seared Sliced Steak | http://saltandwind.com

{Tagliata Di Manzo} Seared Sliced Steak

This is a very simple preparation, a favourite on the menus of trattorie or restaurants when a bistecca fiorentina is a bit too much but customers still crave a good steak. Like the bistecca, this is always cooked rare or, at the most, medium–rare in Florence. Served with a scattering of fresh ro...

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{Bicerin} Layered Mocha Coffee | http://saltandwind.com

{Bicerin} Layered Mocha Coffee

Upping our coffee game with this stacked Mocha coffee drink that hails from Turin. 

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{Salsa Verde Alla Piemontese} Italian Herb Sauce | http://saltandwind.com

{Salsa Verde Alla Piemontese} Italian Herb Sauce

Italian salsa verde is a sweet-sour herby sauce that hails from the region of Piedmont and is traditionally served along heavy roasts and stews. We like to use it all over the place from a sauce alongside fried zucchini blossoms to atop a piece of grilled fish or slathered in our favorite steak sandwich.

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Superfood Chocolate Mendiants | http://saltandwind.com

Superfood Chocolate Mendiants

An super easy recipe for Superfood Chocolate Coins (aka Mendiants) made with melted dark chocolate topped with honey-roasted nuts, goji berries, coconut, and cacao nibs. 

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Coeur au Choux Meyer Lemon Cream Puffs | http://saltandwind.com

Coeur au Choux Meyer Lemon Cream Puffs

Team Salt & Wind is 100% behind The Grand Budapest Hotel. It's creative, gorgeous, and the plot revolves around a tower of cream puff pastries they coin the Courtesan au Chocolat. So, we made our own version with a Meyer Lemon cream filling.

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Baja-Style Crispy Fish Tacos with Chipotle Crema | http://saltandwind.com

Baja-Style Crispy Fish Tacos with Chipotle Crema

Inspired by my search for the best Fish Taco in San Diego, these simple battered fish tacos are dressed with a bright and smoky Chipotle Crema. 

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Minted Pomegranate Salsa Recipe | http://saltandwind.com

Minted Pomegranate Salsa Recipe

Our go-to recipe for pairing with roasts from beef to lamb and even salmon, don't be put off by the tons of mint in this sweet-tart salsa, it's the key!

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{Risotto Alla Milanese} Classic Saffron Risotto | http://saltandwind.com

{Risotto Alla Milanese} Classic Saffron Risotto

The most classic of all risottos, here is a recipe for traditional Risotto alla Milanese. Made with arborio rice, butter, saffron, and grated Grana Padano cheese, this recipe is totally simple and totally impressive.  

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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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{Aguachile Verde} Sinaloa-Style Chile Lime Marinated Shrimp | http://saltandwind.com

{Aguachile Verde} Sinaloa-Style Chile Lime Marinated Shrimp

On my last trip to Tijuana I stopped and tried every Aguachile I came across. On our second day, we started out at the Mariscos El Paisa street stand to get a taste of Sinaloan aguachile aka Aguachile Verde. I'm not the master coctolero that these guys were so by now means is this their exact recipe. But, I recreated my favorite parts of the dish to make this shrimp aguachile.

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{Salade Niçoise} Nice-Style Salad with Smashed Potatoes and Fried Capers | http://saltandwind.com

{Salade Niçoise} Nice-Style Salad with Smashed Potatoes and Fried Capers

Inspired by my latest trip to Provence, I updated the classic salad from Nice with the addition of tons of basil, super-high quality tuna, smashed potatoes, and fried capers. 

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