Spain

Travel stories, city guides, travel tips, recipes, and more inspired by one of our favorite food places on earth, Spain.
Illas Cíes: The Spanish Island Getaway You Should Visit Now | http://saltandwind.com

Illas Cíes: The Spanish Island Getaway You Should Visit Now

You’re heading to Spain in the summer, so you’ve probably considered an island side trip to Mallora or Ibiza. But how about a destination a little less, well, obvious? For a vacation off the beaten path, you can’t do better than the Illas Cíes, a tiny archipelago in the province of Galicia.

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10 Courses We Want To Take Before Our Next Trip | http://saltandwind.com

10 Courses We Want To Take Before Our Next Trip

So, you've heard the news, right? We here at Salt & Wind are hitting the road and heading south of the border to Mexico. We're pretty much eating, drinking, and living all things Mexico. If we had it our way, we'd also be preparing with a little continuing education. Here are 10 courses we want to take before our next Mexico trip!

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How To Tapas Crawl In Old Town San Sebastian | http://saltandwind.com

How To Tapas Crawl In Old Town San Sebastian

The culinary scene in Basque Country is totally unique and nowhere is that more evident that in San Sebastian. Here are my must-visit picks for doing a tapas crawl, Basque style.

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20 Must-Have Cookbooks for the Global Cook | http://saltandwind.com

20 Must-Have Cookbooks for the Global Cook

Swap your passport for these 20 must-have global cookbooks, and take a journey to some of the most iconic culinary locations, all within the comfort of your kitchen.

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San Sebastián White Wine Sangria | http://saltandwind.com

San Sebastián White Wine Sangria

This sangria is is an ode to my last trip to Basque Country aka one of my all-time favorite parts of the world. Because it straddles France and Spain, it has a culture uniquely its own, yet still has feeling that's distinctly Euro. One night we headed into the beachside town of San Sebastián for tapas (more on that later) and we had such proper Sangria I simply had to make a version to share with you.

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Off Menu: Barcelona Episode | http://saltandwind.com

Off Menu: Barcelona Episode

Barcelona is a powerhouse when it comes to food. From avant garde cooking to tapas, there's a bit of everything. I hadn't been there in years so I was excited to head there for #OffMenuWhile there, I met up with food expert Lucy Garcia who showed me some her favorite places. 

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Recipes From Around The World: Pulses | http://saltandwind.com

Recipes From Around The World: Pulses

You've probably noticed that, just as much as my adventures influence my cooking, so do ingredients. And when it comes to one set of ingredients—pulses—I can't help think of how many places I've seen them. Here are a few of our favorite pulses recipes inspired by our travels.

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Crispy Black Lentils with Asparagus, Jamon Serrano, and Crème Fraîche Mustard Sauce | http://saltandwind.com

Crispy Black Lentils with Asparagus, Jamon Serrano, and Crème Fraîche Mustard Sauce

The ultimate souvenir recipe, this recipe is a nod to a restaurant that's not around any longer. When I first graduated from college, I moved back to my hometown of Los Angeles and into an apartment with my older sister. We'd frequent this hole-in-a-wall BYOB tapas place that channeled Spain almost as well as Vicky Christina Barcelona. 

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{Bocadillo Antxón} Shoestring Fry Chorizo Egg Sandwich | http://saltandwind.com

{Bocadillo Antxón} Shoestring Fry Chorizo Egg Sandwich

If I lived in Barcelona, becoming a regular at Entrepanes Diaz would be a life goal. Every detail at this 50s-style bar is thoughtfully executed as is their food. It's all about bocadillos (Spanish sandwiches) and I've recreated my favorite!

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Citrus Rosemary Spanish Gin and Tonic Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Citrus Rosemary Spanish Gin and Tonic Cocktail

The Spaniards are pretty much killing it when it comes to Gin + Tonics. Yes, it's kind of random but when I went to Spain a few weeks ago to film Off Menu, I totally got it. 

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Crab-Stuffed Piquillo Peppers | http://saltandwind.com

Crab-Stuffed Piquillo Peppers

Between the people, food, and culture, San Sebastian is by far one of our favorite places we've ever set foot. Very much Basque but still distinctly Spanish, one of the must dos in this seaside town is a tapas crawl. You'll see foods familiar to tapas in Madrid and Barcelona and other flavors that are 100% Basque. This piquillo pepper is a variation on the tapas bars and we now make it on the regular. 

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Spain Guide: 10 Places To Eat Now In Mallorca | http://saltandwind.com

Spain Guide: 10 Places To Eat Now In Mallorca

When our Where To Travel Now contributor, Liza De Guia, said she wanted to visit Mallorca this May, we were curious. We've long had Mallorca on our list, but still hadn't made it.

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