Iconic Recipes

These are the dishes that represent a place on a plate, they're those classics you just gotta try from Lebanese Lemonade to Portuguese Pineapple Cake, and, of course, our easy, healthy version of those recipes.
Cook Up This Iconic California Recipe: Zuni Cafe Roast Chicken With Bread Salad | https://saltandwind.com

Cook Up This Iconic California Recipe: Zuni Cafe Roast Chicken With Bread Salad

A must-make recipe from the San Francisco institution, Zuni Cafe, this roast chicken served with a charred bread salad with toasted nuts and spicy greens is perfect for a Sunday meal or a romantic dinner. 

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Stir Up The Classic Bay Area Cocktail: The Martinez | https://saltandwind.com

Stir Up The Classic Bay Area Cocktail: The Martinez

If you were to travel along a cocktail history timeline from the Manhattan to the Martini, you'd make a stop along the way at this, the Martinez Cocktail. 

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Peach Melba Raspberry Rosé Bellini Cocktails | https://saltandwind.com

Peach Melba Raspberry Rosé Bellini Cocktails

A modern twist on classic Bellini Cocktails thanks to the addition of peaches and rosewater. Perfect for serving in pitchers for your next party!

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{Souffle Au Fromage} Classic Gruyere Cheese Souffle | https://saltandwind.com

{Souffle Au Fromage} Classic Gruyere Cheese Souffle

A doable recipe for a sweet, salty, eggy cheese souffle and all the tips to help you make it a success!

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French 75 Cocktail | https://saltandwind.com

French 75 Cocktail

Leave it to the French to come up with one of the most classic sparkling cocktails of all time. Sure, the Kir Royale is better known but, to us, there is nothing more perfect than the sweet, sour, bubbly, and unsuspectingly stiff drink that is the French 75 cocktail. 

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{Soupe Poireaux Et Pommes De Terre} Classic Potato Leek Soup | https://saltandwind.com

{Soupe Poireaux Et Pommes De Terre} Classic Potato Leek Soup

Not all classic French food is complicated! This classic Potato Leek soup is simply buttery sauteed vegetables that get pureed together with herbs and a dash of cream for one of the easiest and satisfying soups of ever!

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{Focaccia Genovese} Classic Genoa-Style Focaccia Bread | https://saltandwind.com

{Focaccia Genovese} Classic Genoa-Style Focaccia Bread

An easy recipe for a classic Genoa-style focaccia bread with golden brown crust, a soft crumb, and tons of olive oil and flaky sea salt. Even if you've never made bread, you can make this focaccia!

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Tequila Old Fashioned Cocktail  | https://saltandwind.com

Tequila Old Fashioned Cocktail

This twist on the Classic Old Fashioned Cocktail uses aged tequila and a grapefruit peel for a more Mexican flavored take. 

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Flourless Chocolate Cake With Espresso Chocolate Caramel Sauce | https://saltandwind.com

Flourless Chocolate Cake With Espresso Chocolate Caramel Sauce

An impressive but easy recipe for a gluten-free flourless chocolate cake topped with cacao nibs and a chocolate caramel espresso sauce. 

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{Focaccia Di Recco} Thin Crust Cheese-Stuffed Focaccia  | https://saltandwind.com

{Focaccia Di Recco} Thin Crust Cheese-Stuffed Focaccia

recipe for a classic cheese-stuffed focaccia bread named Focaccia di Recco for the town where it originated. This unleavened focaccia is made by sandwiching melty cheese between an olive oil dough. We up the ante by topping it with pesto!

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How To Make Homemade Corn Tortillas | https://saltandwind.com

How To Make Homemade Corn Tortillas

Making homemade Mexican corn tortillas is one of those things that seems hard but is relatively easy to master. Here are our step-by-steps of how to make it happen! 

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{Mandilli di Seta} Silky Handkerchief Pasta with Creamy Basil Pesto | https://saltandwind.com

{Mandilli di Seta} Silky Handkerchief Pasta with Creamy Basil Pesto

This is one of those recipes that separates the donne from the ragazze. We can all debate the best way to make and serve pesto but my favorite is this: Mandilli di Seta, aka Handkerchief Pasta with Creamy Pesto. If you know me, then you know I take great pride in this recipe. It took me years to crack the code on how to make such a creamy pesto without any cream. So, when I say I'm sharing one of my all-time best recipes, know that's because I believe we all should be kickbutt donne in the kitchen. You with me? 

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