Spiced Mexican Chocolate Coconut Pie | http://saltandwind.com

Spiced Mexican Chocolate Coconut Pie

A delicious recipe for a simple, no-bake Chocolate Coconut Pie with graham cracker crust, cinnamon-and-cayenne-spiced chocolate pudding, rum whipped cream, and toasted coconut. 
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Charred Corn and Zucchini Mini Mexican Pizzas | http://saltandwind.com

Charred Corn and Zucchini Mini Mexican Pizzas

While road tripping to Texas I found myself at La Gloria in San Antonio. They specialize in Mexican street food, so they make tons of tlayudas aka the king of Oaxacan street food. Or, as ...
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Hot Mexican Pickled Carrots | http://saltandwind.com

Hot Mexican Pickled Carrots

All you have to do is meet Delilah Snell and you’ll likely be as convinced of her awesomeness as I am. When we met, it was quite clear Delilah and I were equally food obsessed and w...
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The Simplest Most Classic Guacamole | http://saltandwind.com

The Simplest Most Classic Guacamole

Sure, we could go forever and a day jazzing up our guacamole (adding in charred corn! fresh goat cheese! tons of herbs! mango!) but most the time we keep it super simple. Like a well-executed marga...
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Breakfast Churros with Cinnamon Sugar | http://saltandwind.com

Breakfast Churros with Cinnamon Sugar

The first time I tasted a churro, I was in Los Angeles with a friend and we stopped at a street cart selling Mexican food. The churros were amazing: sweet and sticky, crunchy outside and chewy insi...
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The Best Fish Tacos in San Diego | http://saltandwind.com

The Best Fish Tacos in San Diego

San Diego is known for it’s nearly-perfect year-round weather, dazzling coastline, booming craft beer scene and, paramount for any foodie, its abundance of incredibly delicious Mexican food.&...
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Baby Potato Bites with Chorizo | http://saltandwind.com

Baby Potato Bites with Chorizo

These Baby Potato Bites with Chorizo are by no means diet food but I like keeping them small so you can eat a lot without having to commit to any one thing (perfect for a tailgate or a potluck). Th...
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Mexican Corn Panzanella Salad | http://saltandwind.com

Mexican Corn Panzanella Salad

We first came across this charred corn situation in a recent issue of Bon Appetit and fell head over heels because, well, what’s not to like —  it’s a fresher, heal...
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What Chefs Are Into Right Now | http://saltandwind.com

What Chefs Are Into Right Now

Emily Olson co-founded Din so those of us who love food could recreate our favorite restaurant dishes at home. On a weekly basis, she is heads into the kitchen with the chefs behind those rest...
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Spicy Guava Cadillac Margarita Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Spicy Guava Cadillac Margarita Cocktail

When it comes to margaritas, I like them on the rocks and Cadillacs, because it's the luxury car of margaritas and the addition of premium orange liqueur makes all the difference to me. But th...
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Mexican Coffee Affogato | http://saltandwind.com

Mexican Coffee Affogato

Why should the Italians have all the fun with affogato? I mean, I get that they came up with pouring coffee over ice cream and, in true Italian form, it's pretty perfect in its simplicity. But, I'v...
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{Salsa Verde} Italian Herb Sauce | http://saltandwind.com

{Salsa Verde} Italian Herb Sauce

If you know Mexican salsa verde, well, this is not that. Italian salsa verde is a sweet-sour herby sauce that hails from the north and is traditionally served along heavy roasts and stews. That tra...
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Los Cabos Mexican Summer Salad | http://saltandwind.com

Los Cabos Mexican Summer Salad

We could all use a little more Mexico in our lives. Its bold colors, warm hospitality, and lilting breezes, and the food — let’s not forget about the comforting complexity that is Mexic...
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Channel Mexico With Our Ultimate Day Of The Dead Party | http://saltandwind.com

Channel Mexico With Our Ultimate Day Of The Dead Party

Halloween is all well and good but we'll take Day Of The Dead over it anytime. This is how we'd throw the ultimate Day Of The Dead party with a full-on Mexican menu, a homemade fruit and flower alt...
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Tasting the “Other” California Coast: The Food Lovers Itinerary To Baja California | http://saltandwind.com

Tasting the “Other” California Coast: The Food Lovers Itinerary To Baja California

Baja California has been Mexico’s best-kept secret but is getting its moment in the sun, and we here at Salt & Wind couldn’t be more on board. If we had it our way, this would be ou...
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{Aguachile Verde} Chile Lime Marinated Shrimp | http://saltandwind.com

{Aguachile Verde} Chile Lime Marinated Shrimp

On my last trip to Tijuana I stopped and tried every Aguachile I came across. On our second day, we started out at the Mariscos El Paisa street stand to get a taste of Sinaloan aguachile ...
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Kicking Back In Cabo San Lucas Without The Crowds | http://saltandwind.com

Kicking Back In Cabo San Lucas Without The Crowds

Yes, it's a super touristy place but that doesn't mean there isn't a lot to love about Cabo San Lucas. Here are some of my favorite places to lounge, drink, and dine in Los Cabos.
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Kicking Off The Long Weekend | http://saltandwind.com

Kicking Off The Long Weekend

Here it is, friends: the unofficial first weekend of summer. And while lots of people are hitting the road, I’m more than alright to stay right here. When you live in a coastal city like Los ...
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Crispy Fish Tacos with Chipotle Crema | http://saltandwind.com

Crispy Fish Tacos with Chipotle Crema

Inspired by my search for the best Fish Taco in San Diego, these simple battered Fish Tacos are dressed with a bright and smoky Chipotle Crema. 
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Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup | http://saltandwind.com

Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Look, tortilla soup is like chicken soup in that there are as many versions as there are abuelitas. What I know is that I love mine blended rather than soupy -- even if it makes some of my traditio...
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