Shrimp and Vegetable Saimin | http://saltandwind.com

Shrimp and Vegetable Saimin

The Hawaiian classic dish, Saimin, is seriously amazing but the storebought stuff can also be seriously salty. Here's my homemade version that's healthier than the original but just as Hawaiian as ...
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Portuguese Sausage Cranberry Brioche Stuffing | http://saltandwind.com

Portuguese Sausage Cranberry Brioche Stuffing

Like the chorizo of Hawaii, Portuguese sausage is a fresh or smoked sweet-spicy sausage that's used in breakfast dishes, plate lunches, and at many tailgates. This recipe combines Portuguese sausag...
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Moroccan Passionfruit Mint Iced Tea | http://saltandwind.com

Moroccan Passionfruit Mint Iced Tea

How to improve upon Moroccan mint tea? Make it a twist on Southern Sweet Iced Tea with cinnamon, cardamom, passionfruit juice, and loads and loads or mint, of course!
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Hawaiian-Style Spiced Boiled Peanuts | http://saltandwind.com

Hawaiian-Style Spiced Boiled Peanuts

It’s pretty much impossible to spend any real time in Hawaii without coming across boiled peanuts. Along with poke, boiled peanuts are a classic happy hour pupu (appetizer) and I ca...
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Coconut Brown Butter Mango Bread | http://saltandwind.com

Coconut Brown Butter Mango Bread

Do you have a travel tradition? Something small you do on every trip? Neither do I, but as of this very moment I want to change that. Starting with sharing some travel inspirations with my fellow t...
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8 Tips For How To Do Sunrise at Haleakala National Park | http://saltandwind.com

8 Tips For How To Do Sunrise at Haleakala National Park

Here are 10 tips to make the most of sunrise at Maui's Haleakala National Park.
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{Haupia Pie} Hawaiian Chocolate Coconut Cream Pie | http://saltandwind.com

{Haupia Pie} Hawaiian Chocolate Coconut Cream Pie

My mother used to have a not-so-secret stash of Mounds candy bars and I thought they were just the worst. Well, with the rise of the vegans, coconut milk has become ever-more popular and I've done ...
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Visiting Volcano Island Honey | http://saltandwind.com

Visiting Volcano Island Honey

It was if the skies were weeping there was so much rain falling and yet, not even 24 hours prior, I had been crossing fields of lava rock in heat so dry I could’ve baked flatbread. After taking my ...
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Huli Huli Chicken Skewers | http://saltandwind.com

Huli Huli Chicken Skewers

I get cravings –  like say how I drool at the thought of the huli huli chicken from Ray’s Kiawe Broiled Chicken on Oahu. Huli Huli chicken is one of those staples of...
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Honolulu, Hawaii: Kaimuki Neighborhood Guide | http://saltandwind.com

Honolulu, Hawaii: Kaimuki Neighborhood Guide

Waikiki is all fine and dandy but, if you want to get a feel for what's happening now on Oahu, spend some time exploring one of our favorite corners of Honolulu: Kaimuki.
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Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Balsamic-Sage Brown Butter | http://saltandwind.com

Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Balsamic-Sage Brown Butter

Comfort food preferences are as personal as it gets. Some people crave mac and cheese, others pot pie, and some their mother’s soup. Being that I’m Italian American, my ultimate comfort...
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{Ajvar} Roasted Pepper and Eggplant Spread | http://saltandwind.com

{Ajvar} Roasted Pepper and Eggplant Spread

A healthy recipe for a traditional Ajvar, the dip with tons of roasted peppers, eggplant, and herbs, inspired by Croatia. 
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Unpacked: Aida On What To Pack For Thailand | http://saltandwind.com

Unpacked: Aida On What To Pack For Thailand

Packing for Thailand was a challenge—I wanted bright colors to match the country’s vibrancy but light materials to handle the humid heat. At the end of the day, I stuck to a slightly co...
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Why To Cancel Your Wedding And Elope (Or WeddingMoon) | http://saltandwind.com

Why To Cancel Your Wedding And Elope (Or WeddingMoon)

Cancel your wedding and elope. No, I’m serious. Okay, okay, before you go all cray on me, I’m the first to admit this is not for everyone. But eloping to Thailand was the right cho...
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Eating Itinerary: Where To Eat Taiwanese Food In Los Angeles | http://saltandwind.com

Eating Itinerary: Where To Eat Taiwanese Food In Los Angeles

Here are my tips for where to go to get the best Taiwanese food in Los Angeles's San Gabriel Valley.
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How To Elope In Thailand (In 30 Days Or Less) | http://saltandwind.com

How To Elope In Thailand (In 30 Days Or Less)

That time I decided to elope to Thailand in less than 30 days and all that I learned about weddings and eloping along the way. 
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