Team Salt & Wind Travel

Team Salt & Wind Travel

Salt & Wind Travel is a boutique travel company for the discerning food and lifestyle traveler. Through our food-first travel planning services, including private day tours, custom itinerary planning, small group trips, and our Digital City Guides For Food Lovers, we provide you with the resources to travel in good taste. Founded by food and travel expert, Aida Mollenkamp in 2015, Salt & Wind Travel is owned by Aida and filmmaker and travel expert, Kristen Kellogg. 

{Fiori Di Zucca Fritti} Classic Italian Fried Zucchini Flowers Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

{Fiori Di Zucca Fritti} Classic Italian Fried Zucchini Flowers Recipe

Few places do fried food to the level of Rome. From the suppli to the Animelle fritte (sweetbreads), and the Carciofi alla giudia (fried artichokes) to (our fave) fried zuc...
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Classic Black Olive Tapenade | https://saltandwind.com

Classic Black Olive Tapenade

When Alex and Joann told us about their oh-so-perfect summer lunch in Provence, we were green with envy and we were totally in love with the sound of that tapenade. So, we set out to make our own a...
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Classic Kir Royale Cocktail | https://saltandwind.com

Classic Kir Royale Cocktail

If there's one thing that makes us feel instantly French, it's an aperitif of a Kir Royale at a sidewalk cafe. The oh-so classic drink of creme de cassis and bubbles is everything we love about Fra...
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Pistachio Feta Watermelon Salad | https://saltandwind.com

Pistachio Feta Watermelon Salad

Whoever first came up with the feta watermelon situation qualifies as a genius in our book because it's simple yet brilliant. And, while we don't know who that person is, we know they were on ...
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Italy Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Shop, and Stay In Rome | https://saltandwind.com

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

Rome's a huge city so it's easy to get overwhelmed. 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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10 Duffel Bags For Your Next Weekend Away | https://saltandwind.com

10 Duffel Bags For Your Next Weekend Away

Behold our 10 favorite weekender bags that are as good looking as they are hard working. Travel on.
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The Simplest Most Classic Guacamole | https://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 of the time we keep it super simple. Like a well-executed ma...
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Asparagus, Pea, and Arugula Salad with Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing | https://saltandwind.com

Asparagus, Pea, and Arugula Salad with Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing

The minute the new season arrives, we head to the Hollywood Farmers Market and stock up on seasonal produce like it's going out of style. Almost every Spring we make a different version o...
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Papaya Mango Frozen Margarita Cocktail | https://saltandwind.com

Papaya Mango Frozen Margarita Cocktail

When it comes to team frozen margarita versus team rocks margarita, we pledge our allegiance to the margarita on the rocks flag. But if we were going to change our allegiance, this Papaya Mango Fro...
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Classic Cadillac Margarita Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Classic Cadillac Margarita Cocktail Recipe

As team Salt & Wind, we see eye-to-eye on most things; really, there are few things that divide us. But, of those things, nothing divdes us as much as how to make a classic Cadillac Margarita C...
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