{Pasta Alla Checca} No-Cook Heirloom Tomato Sauce with Burrata | http://saltandwind.com

{Pasta Alla Checca} No-Cook Heirloom Tomato Sauce with Burrata

There is nothing that transports me to Italy faster than a really well done pasta alla checca. At its most simple, it's just marinated tomatoes tossed with fresh pasta but I've learned ho...
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24 Hour Itinerary: Rome, Italy With Katie Parla | http://saltandwind.com

24 Hour Itinerary: Rome, Italy With Katie Parla

If you watched the Rome episode of Off Menu, then you're familiar with Katie Parla. The food expert, Romam resident, and author of just-released book, Tasting Rome loves everything R...
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Camogli Fish Festival: Taking A Look At One Of Italy's Traditional Food Festivals | http://saltandwind.com

Camogli Fish Festival: Taking A Look At One Of Italy's Traditional Food Festivals

Picture it: an Italian village, set along a rocky coast, with a rainbow of pastel buildings, and walking trails that overlook the sea. A town on par with the postcard-perfect towns of Cinque T...
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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 pl...
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Beet Horseradish Smoked Salmon Breakfast Toast | http://saltandwind.com

Beet Horseradish Smoked Salmon Breakfast Toast

If a bagel and lox turned Swedish, I imagine it'd end up something similar to this Beet Horseradish Smoked Salmon Breakfast Toast. Slightly sophisticated but stupidly simple to put together, if I c...
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A Minimal (But Versatile) Wardrobe For Your European Summer Vacation | http://saltandwind.com

A Minimal (But Versatile) Wardrobe For Your European Summer Vacation

Minimal isn’t usually in our vocab when we’re packing, but there’s no bigger buzzkill than lugging an overweight suitcase. So, for our summer vacation, we narrowed it down to...
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Our Favorite Chocolate Recipes From Around The World | http://saltandwind.com

Our Favorite Chocolate Recipes From Around The World

From Austria to Italy and Mexico to Brazil, here are our 11 favorite chocolate recipes from around the world.
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Persimmon Burrata Caprese Salad | http://saltandwind.com

Persimmon Burrata Caprese Salad

When it comes to persimmons, we can’t stop won’t stop. The tomato-shaped Hachiya variety are as at home in a salad as a roast as in dessert thanks to their honeyed almost pumpkin flavor...
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{Insalata Del Garga} Garga Salad | http://saltandwind.com

{Insalata Del Garga} Garga Salad

Some salads are just instant classics and in our book the Insalata del Garga from Florence's Garga restaurant is very much that. It's a super simple salad with spicy arugula, toasty pine ...
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{Insalata Caprese} Classic Caprese Salad | http://saltandwind.com

{Insalata Caprese} Classic Caprese Salad

We wait all year for it: that moment when the tomatoes are so amazing, we wouldn't think about eating anything else. And that's when we can't stop, won't stop with classic tomato dishes like this C...
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Sage Bee's Knees Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Sage Bee's Knees Cocktail

When it comes to cocktails, it's hard to get easier than the Bee's Knees made with nothing more than gin, lemon, and honey. As each season comes along, I like to make different versions with variou...
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Sophie Elkus Shares What To Pack For Amalfi Coast | http://saltandwind.com

Sophie Elkus Shares What To Pack For Amalfi Coast

We've traveled a lot with fashionista Sophie Elkus, and she seems to always have the right outfit. On the Amalfi Coast, she struck a mix of Italian glam and summer style that left us envious.
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Baked Pesto Chicken Parmesan | http://saltandwind.com

Baked Pesto Chicken Parmesan

Okay, true, maybe it's a stretch categorizing this a "Reset recipe" but it's waaay healthier than classic Chicken Parm. Not that I got anything against the classic but I think I had my quota during...
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24 Hour Itinerary: Florence, Italy With Aida Mollenkamp | http://saltandwind.com

24 Hour Itinerary: Florence, Italy With Aida Mollenkamp

Our aperitivo-loving Editor-In-Chief and one-time Florence expat invites us along as she heads out on One Perfect Day in Florence, Italy. 
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Summer Break Aperol Spritz Punch | http://saltandwind.com

Summer Break Aperol Spritz Punch

It’s time – time to take a break. As in a Spritz Break. We know each other well enough that you know I love a good aperitivo (aka Italian happy hour). I adore the pairing of s...
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Friends Who Fete: How To Host A Polenta Party | http://saltandwind.com

Friends Who Fete: How To Host A Polenta Party

One of our favorite dinner parties that's traditional to Northern Italy? A polenta party! Here are all the tips and recipes you need to host a polenta party of your own.
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San Diego, California: Little Italy Neighborhood Guide | http://saltandwind.com

San Diego, California: Little Italy Neighborhood Guide

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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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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{Fusilli Alla Salsiccia} Pasta With Tomato Sugo, Sausage, and Smoked Cheese | http://saltandwind.com

{Fusilli Alla Salsiccia} Pasta With Tomato Sugo, Sausage, and Smoked Cheese

Santa Ynez has a downtown that looks like it's a freeze frame from an old Western movie, but then has gems like SY Kitchen. We couldn't stop raving about this Fusilli alla Salsiccia so I recre...
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Pomegranate Ginger Apple Cider Punch | http://saltandwind.com

Pomegranate Ginger Apple Cider Punch

An easy punch recipe that's not too sweet, not too boozy, and just right for the Fall, this is made with pomegranate liqueur, ginger juice, apple cider, and sparkling wine.
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