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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Blood Orange Ginger White Sangria | http://saltandwind.com

Blood Orange Ginger White Sangria

Raise your hand if you too have fallen victim to sangria that's too sweet and just a hangover waiting to happen. This California-inspired sangria with fresh fruit, local wine, and ginger liqueur is...
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Spinach and Ricotta Stuffed Shells with Spicy Chorizo | http://saltandwind.com

Spinach and Ricotta Stuffed Shells with Spicy Chorizo

You either grow up in a sports family or you don't and we're from big sports families. And we've learned there is such a thing as too much sports spectating, which is when we're more into...
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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 that we love Italy, so 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 It...
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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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{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 ...
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Italy Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Stay, and Shop In Florence | http://saltandwind.com

Italy Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Stay, and Shop In Florence

Florence is a place we'll always love but it can get seriously touristy. Here are Team Salt & Wind's favorite corners of the city's historic center from shops to eats to where to stay. 
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California Getaways: Our Favorite California Weekend Trips  | http://saltandwind.com

California Getaways: Our Favorite California Weekend Trips

Sharing some of our favorite weekend roat trips and ways to roam across California from north to south. 
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{Pollo Al Burro} Sostanza Brown Butter Chicken | http://saltandwind.com

{Pollo Al Burro} Sostanza Brown Butter Chicken

Next time you go to Florence, do us a favor, stop by Trattoria Sostanza and order their butter chicken. Until then, make this recipe!
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 Mezzi Paccheri Pasta with Burrata Cream, Guanciale, and Saffron | http://saltandwind.com

Mezzi Paccheri Pasta with Burrata Cream, Guanciale, and Saffron

During our trip to the Tuscan countryside, we came across one of the most interesting pastas we'd had in a long time. Made with burrata, saffron, and guanciale, it's an easy pasta that's decadent a...
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Grilled Peach Panzanella Salad | http://saltandwind.com

Grilled Peach Panzanella Salad

A super simple twist on classic Italian panzanella salad made with peaches, crusty bread, and loads of herbs. 
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Blistered Balsamic Concord Grapes | http://saltandwind.com

Blistered Balsamic Concord Grapes

Oh, Balsamic Blistered Concord Grapes, where have you been all my life? I always thought grapes were just fine as is until you came along. Blistered in a hot oven with sweet-tart vinegar and herbs,...
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The Travel Movies That Make Us Want To Wander | http://saltandwind.com

The Travel Movies That Make Us Want To Wander

There are movies that make memories. Movies that make us reflect. And those that make us fall in love. But then there are the movies that make us want to get up and travel. If we had it our way, th...
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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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Mixed Mushroom Toasts with Parsley Salad | http://saltandwind.com

Mixed Mushroom Toasts with Parsley Salad

I surprised when we decided to stop in Amsterdam for Off Menu—It's always been one of my favorite places but I'd never had an amazing meal. But that  all changed when we stopped in ...
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Halloween Carnaval, West Hollywood | http://saltandwind.com

Halloween Carnaval, West Hollywood

Hollywood is no shrinking violet so, it’s only fitting that Halloween in Hollywood is major. Head to West Hollywood for Halloween Carnaval in one of these food-inspired costumes!
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Honey-Baked Cheese With Pistachios And Cranberries | http://saltandwind.com

Honey-Baked Cheese With Pistachios And Cranberries

This appetizer is the black-tie version of grilled cheese. While I’ve served many a mini grilled cheese in my day, this recipe is much easier to make and has a bit of panache and easy elegance that...
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Grilled Piadina with Charred Eggplant and Spicy Greens | http://saltandwind.com

Grilled Piadina with Charred Eggplant and Spicy Greens

Let's discuss this Grilled Piadina with Balsamic Eggplant and Spicy Greens. Because all things flat and bread are my jam yet I plain forgot about its existence until my last trip to Italy. A p...
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Mediterranean Lamb Burger With Tapenade Mayo, Arugula, and Feta | http://saltandwind.com

Mediterranean Lamb Burger With Tapenade Mayo, Arugula, and Feta

Yes, we love a good juicy hamburger but to us, there's nothing quite like a lamb burger. Here is our recipe for a super simple burger topped with feta, spicy arugula, and an olive mayo!
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