Toast Italy This Ferragosto: Our 10 Favorite Italian Aperitivo Cocktails  | http://saltandwind.com

Toast Italy This Ferragosto: 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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Classic Negroni Sbagliato | http://saltandwind.com

Classic Negroni Sbagliato

Cocktail folklore has it that this drink, the Negroni Sbagliato, is a mistake or messed up (aka sbagliato) take on the classic cocktail the Negroni. It's said that a bartender at Milan's ...
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Campari Watermelon Cooler Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Campari Watermelon Cooler Cocktail

It should be noted that women who drink real, true stiff cocktails are always given a bit of a stare. I started at it when I lived in Italy. I'd order my grandfather'’s favorite summertime drink, a...
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Finding Franciacorta: The Best Italian Wine Region I'd Never Visited | http://saltandwind.com

Finding Franciacorta: The Best Italian Wine Region I'd Never Visited

It's time to travel to Franciacorta! Okay, truth is the Milanese have known about this corner of Lombardy for forever and a day and it is a premiere wine growing region, but it's pretty unknown out...
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Falling For Franciacorta: The Italian Sparkling Wine We Can’t Sip Enough Of | http://saltandwind.com

Falling For Franciacorta: The Italian Sparkling Wine We Can’t Sip Enough Of

If you’re into bubbles and/or Italian wines, you’re probably already well-versed in prosecco and Lambrusco. Well, there’s another Italian sparkling wine that we’re geeking o...
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Where To Travel Now: March 2015 | http://saltandwind.com

Where To Travel Now: March 2015

This month we're looking forward to making the most of the last days of winter while embracing the start of Spring and our fellow food-travel friends are doing the same with travels taking them fro...
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Orange Espresso Granita | http://saltandwind.com

Orange Espresso Granita

It’s known as “dome sickness” in our family. You won’t find a definition in any other dictionary because it's my Mom's term and she'd define it as an intense longing for the...
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Drop Everything — Salt & Wind Trips Are Taking Off! | http://saltandwind.com

Drop Everything — Salt & Wind Trips Are Taking Off!

Team Salt & Wind is launch Salt & Wind Travel! After two years of sharing our love for food lifestyle travel online, we decided it was high time we do so offline too. Read all about Sa...
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Manchego Arugula Bresaola Hand Rolls | http://saltandwind.com

Manchego Arugula Bresaola Hand Rolls

This is a long-standing appetizer around my parts. It's super simple to prepare and has a sweet-salty combo that's A+. Bresaola is an air-dried beef that hails from Italy, although many c...
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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...
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24 Hours in Milan, Italy with Christine Davis | http://saltandwind.com

24 Hours in Milan, Italy with Christine Davis

Milan doesn't always get the attention of the other major Italian cities but photographer Christine Davis proves that it's worth a second look. Her swoon-worthy photos had us dying to know where sh...
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San Diego, California: North Little Italy (NoLI) Neighborhood | http://saltandwind.com

San Diego, California: North Little Italy (NoLI) Neighborhood

San Diego is one of our favorite places for a weekend away and the North Little Italy (aka NoLI) neighborhood is where we always spend a few hours to shop, sip, and eat.
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Franciacorta Risotto with Pears and Crisped Speck | http://saltandwind.com

Franciacorta Risotto with Pears and Crisped Speck

After only a few days in Franciacorta, I was totally smitten. The sparkling wine there is fantastic, the area is gorgeous Italian countryside, and the people were so kind. Our meal at Bar...
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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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Photos From The Quaintest Lake Town In Italy: Lake Garda's Sirmione | http://saltandwind.com

Photos From The Quaintest Lake Town In Italy: Lake Garda's Sirmione

Sometimes things are really great surprises like making a flight connection when it seems mathmatically impossible or getting upgraded in your hotel room. Or finding a town that doesn't show up on ...
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Aperol Spritz Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Aperol Spritz Cocktail

Here it is – one of our favorite summertime refreshers, the Aperol Spritz. This is a cocktail you find served throughout the Northeast part of Italy with all sorts of variations, but, at...
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Limoncello Creamsicle Popsicles | http://saltandwind.com

Limoncello Creamsicle Popsicles

On my first trip to Italy, I'’d religiously finish the day with a cone of straciatella gelato while the adults would sip on ice-cold Limoncello. Though I didn't ever try more than an eyed...
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Beach Weekend At Tuscany's Forte Dei Marmi | http://saltandwind.com

Beach Weekend At Tuscany's Forte Dei Marmi

When it comes to beaches, Italy’s got a lot of options, but I feel most at home in the Tuscan beach town of Forte Dei Marmi. This beach town is less than an hour from Florence but feels like ...
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Grilled Peach Panzanella Salad | http://saltandwind.com

Grilled Peach Panzanella Salad

Years have passed since I first learned about panzanella and I've made so many versions, I couldn't begin to list them all. This year it's been about the peaches -- for the record all the stone fru...
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Chestnut Gnocchi with Robiola Bosina Cheese Sauce | http://saltandwind.com

Chestnut Gnocchi with Robiola Bosina Cheese Sauce

I first stepped foot in Torino, Italy shortly after the Winter Olympics and just in time for Fall. If there's anywhere you want to be during autumn in Italy, it's Torino because everywhere you go p...
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