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. 

Pomegranate Ginger Sparkler Cocktail |

Pomegranate Ginger Sparkler Cocktail

How to master holiday entertaining? Put a festive twist on a classic cocktail but keep it simple enough to make for a crowd. I turn to this Pomegranate Ginger Sparkler, a festive twist on...
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Beet Carpaccio with Burrata |

Beet Carpaccio with Burrata

There was some seriously great food on my latest trip to Santa Barbara but some of the dishes that stood out most were the simplest like this Beet Carpaccio. It's just as fitting as a lig...
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How To Make A Dutch Baby Pancake |

How To Make A Dutch Baby Pancake

My go-to key for getting through the holidays? Let's be real, it's coffee. As in lots and lots of coffee. But, even when I'm in desparate need of coffee, I'm still making the best coffee possi...
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Citrus Vodka Martini Cocktail |

Citrus Vodka Martini Cocktail

We haven't given Martinis much love around here because we kind of assume we've all been there done that. But, when our friends at Juliska offered up their gorgeous Martini set for a ...
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How To Achieve Martini Perfection |

How To Achieve Martini Perfection

It's time to talk Martinis. Our key to mastering holiday entertaining is to put a festive twist on a classic cocktail, perferably one that can be just as easily make for a party of ten as a party o...
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Roasted Beets With Pistachios And Thyme |

Roasted Beets With Pistachios And Thyme

It's easy to go overboard during the holidays. To make too much food, with too many flavors, and then it all gets to be just too much. That's why we always try to work in a side dish that's just so...
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Roast Carrots with Cilantro-Pistachio Carrot Top Puree |

Roast Carrots with Cilantro-Pistachio Carrot Top Puree

The perfect side dish is like an amazing supporting actress — bold enough to be memorable but knows enough restraint that it doesn't steal the spotlight. And, when entertaining, that means th...
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Salt & Wind Oahu Makers |

Salt & Wind Oahu Makers

This week Salt & Wind is heading west to Hawaii with some of our favorite fellow travelers. We’re well aware that might only cause vacation envy for a few of you. To help alleviate t...
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Crab-Stuffed Piquillo Peppers |

Crab-Stuffed Piquillo Peppers

Between the people, food, and culture, San Sebastian is by far one of our favorite places we've ever set foot. Very much Basque but still distinctly Spanish, one of the must dos in this s...
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{Jeon} Korean Meat Pancake |

{Jeon} Korean Meat Pancake

An easy recipe for a yukjeon aka Korean pancake loaded with scallions, kimchi, and pork chop. 
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