Souvenir Recipes

Like edible souvenirs, these our easy versions of recipes inspired by a trip or a memory of eating on the road so that you can eat like a local even if you never leave home.
{Pasta Alla Checca} No-Cook Heirloom Tomato Burrata Pasta Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

{Pasta Alla Checca} No-Cook Heirloom Tomato Burrata Pasta Recipe

There is nothing that transports me to Italy faster than a really well done pasta alla checca. At its most simple, it's just marinated tomatoes tossed with fresh pasta but I've learned how to make it amazing.

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Make The Most Of Summer Flavors With This Bourbon Peach Citrus Smash Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Make The Most Of Summer Flavors With This Bourbon Peach Citrus Smash Cocktail Recipe

The best way to toast the height of summer? Around here we think it's with this twist on a classic Bourbon Smash Cocktail where we add in loads of fresh mint, not one but two types of citrus, and the ripest peaches you can find!

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How To Do Chowder In The Summertime? This Corn And Potato Chowder-ed Clams Recipe! | https://saltandwind.com

How To Do Chowder In The Summertime? This Corn And Potato Chowder-ed Clams Recipe!

A delicious twist on steamed clams topped with a sauce inspired by corn chowder made by mixing crisp bacon, sweet corn kernels, a cream corn reduction, and tons of fresh parsley.

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Limoncello Creamsicle Popsicle Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Limoncello Creamsicle Popsicle Recipe

On my first trip to Italy, I'd religiously finish the day with a cone of straciatella gelato while the adults would sip on ice-cold Limoncello. Though I didn't ever try more than an eyedropper full of the stuff, the intensely sweet, floral lemony flavor stayed with me and inspired these very adult Limoncello Creamsicle Popsicles.

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Beat The Summer Heat With This Strawberry Moscow Mule Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Beat The Summer Heat With This Strawberry Moscow Mule Cocktail Recipe

We love the Moscow Mule for its refreshing combination of lime, ginger beer, and vodka. And adore that it too is a native Californian. The only thing better than the classic cocktail? Making it with strawberries!

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Maltagliati Pasta With Ricotta Salata Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Maltagliati Pasta With Ricotta Salata Recipe

One of our all-time favorite summer dishes? This summery vegetarian pasta that's by no means traditional but by all means delicious and loaded with all the best seasonal produce from corn to zucchini blossoms!

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Broiled Stone Fruit With Rosemary Honey, Whipped Mascarpone, and Crushed Amaretti Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Broiled Stone Fruit With Rosemary Honey, Whipped Mascarpone, and Crushed Amaretti Recipe

A simple dessert recipe combining some of our favorite flavors of Northern Italy. Made with broiled fruit, rosemary-infused honey, whipped Mascarpone cheese, and crumbled amaretti cookies, it's so easy to make but so flavorful!

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Citrus Rosemary Spanish Gin and Tonic Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Citrus Rosemary Spanish Gin and Tonic Cocktail Recipe

The Spaniards are pretty much killing it when it comes to Gin + Tonics. Yes, it's kind of random but when I went to Spain a few weeks ago to film Off Menu, I totally got it. 

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Peaches and Creme Fraiche Ice Cream Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Peaches and Creme Fraiche Ice Cream Recipe

When peaches are in season, we're 100% about them in every meal and every moment. Be it in our  morning granola, tucked into this twist on panzanella salads, and, as a this twist on peaches and cream — here in ice cream form. 

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Spice Up Your Sunday Brunch With This Tomatillo Bloody Mary Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Spice Up Your Sunday Brunch With This Tomatillo Bloody Mary Cocktail Recipe

I’ve been obsessed with all things verde lately, ever since returning from my trip to Baja California, be it salsa verde or Aguachile Verde. So, naturally, when I created a twist on a Bloody Mary for my fellow Californians at Hangar 1 Vodka, I went verde and made this Tomatillo Bloody Mary Cocktail. 

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Aperol Paloma Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Aperol Paloma Cocktail Recipe

We like our cocktails with an edge: sometimes spicy and other times just a tinge bitter. You're probably noticed that we use Campari and Aperol A LOT when we want a hint of bitter so it was only a matter of time until we added it to our margaritas!

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Healthy Chopped Salad with Buttermilk-Peppercorn Dressing Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Healthy Chopped Salad with Buttermilk-Peppercorn Dressing Recipe

I wish I knew about this salad so long ago. It's inspired by a salad I found at M Cafe de Chaya that's a bit fancier – with tempeh bacon, beets, and a vegan "Ranch" dressing. But, after spending way more than I should ever be spending on salads, I decided to make my own version. 

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