Ligaya Malones

Ligaya Malones

Ligaya Malones was raised in Kaua’i, schooled in Southern California, and now calls San Diego home. She writes about bright spots in food and travel in San Diego, Hawaii, and abroad for publications such as Food52, Brit + Co, Wanderful, Luxury Living International, and Salt & Wind.

From Italy con Amore: Foods That Originated From Italy | https://saltandwind.com

From Italy con Amore: Foods That Originated From Italy

Olives, radicchio, fennel, tomatoes, and eggplant – they're all frequent ingredients in Italian cooking. But do you know which are originally from Italy and which aren't?
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Add These Food Experiences To Your Hawaii Bucket List  | https://saltandwind.com

Add These Food Experiences To Your Hawaii Bucket List

When we travel we're constantly ISO of the experiences that give us a taste of all that's local. Here are the must-do foodie experiences the next time you travel to Hawaii:
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Stock Your Pantry With These Essential Italian Ingredients  | https://saltandwind.com

Stock Your Pantry With These Essential Italian Ingredients

You’re cooking up a storm of homemade Italian food when suddenly you realize your recipes might be missing an ingredient to level up your dishes. Sound familiar? If that’s a yes, you mi...
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Local Food Terms To Know Before You Travel To Hawaii  | https://saltandwind.com

Local Food Terms To Know Before You Travel To Hawaii

You've researched where to stay and what to wear for your next trip to Hawaii. Your final step? Knowing these essential local food terms so you don't stand out like a total newbie.
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Not Sure Which Hawaiian Island To Visit? Let Your Food Personality Lead You! | https://saltandwind.com

Not Sure Which Hawaiian Island To Visit? Let Your Food Personality Lead You!

You know you want to vacay in Hawaii but how do you decide on the island? We say decide with your stomach! On an island by island basis, we've got you covered with the best island for your food per...
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Everything You've Ever Wanted To Ask About Tortillas | https://saltandwind.com

Everything You've Ever Wanted To Ask About Tortillas

Up your Mexican food I.Q. with this guide to all things tortillas!
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What's An Osteria? And Other Italian Restaurant Definitions | https://saltandwind.com

What's An Osteria? And Other Italian Restaurant Definitions

The difference between a trattoria and a ristorante and what is an osteria after all? Navigating all the different types of restaurants in Italy can be tricky -- here's our cheat sheet to help you ...
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From Mexico Con Amor: Foods That Originated In Mexico | https://saltandwind.com

From Mexico Con Amor: Foods That Originated In Mexico

Do you know what avocados, cacao, chiles, and corn have in common? They're just a few of the everyday foods that originated in Mexico!
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A Brief History Of Churros (And Where To Eat Them In Barcelona) | https://saltandwind.com

A Brief History Of Churros (And Where To Eat Them In Barcelona)

If you go to Barcelona and don't eat churros, can you even say you've been to Spain?!? We don't think so either. Here's everything you need to know about churros including our favorite spots for th...
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From Al Pastor to Carne Asada: A Brief Guide To Classic Mexican Tacos | https://saltandwind.com

From Al Pastor to Carne Asada: A Brief Guide To Classic Mexican Tacos

The Mexican taco scene is unending but we're here to help! Here's a guide to the classic Mexican street tacos to help you keep your carne asada and your carnitas straight!
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