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.
{Enfrijoladas} Black Bean-Smothered Enchiladas | https://saltandwind.com

{Enfrijoladas} Black Bean-Smothered Enchiladas

This is an easier and healthier version of the traditional Oaxacan recipe for Black Bean-Smothered Enchilasdas konwn as Enfrijoladas.

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{Coctel En Cantarito} Classic Cantarito Cocktail | https://saltandwind.com

{Coctel En Cantarito} Classic Cantarito Cocktail

Like a cousin to the more popular margarita or Paloma cocktails, the Cantarito is a tequila cocktail made with citrus and grapefruit soda. But just like the state of Jalisco where it's from, it's a thing 100% unique. 

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The Lighter Take On The Negroni: Classic Negroni Sbagliato Cocktail | https://saltandwind.com

The Lighter Take On The Negroni: Classic Negroni Sbagliato Cocktail

Cocktail folklore has it that this drink, the Negroni Sbagliato, is a mistake or messed up (aka sbagliato) take on the classic cocktail the Negroni. It's said that a bartender at Milan's Bar Bass created the Negroni Sbagliato when he used brut sparkling wine instead of gin. 

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{Cacahuates Oaxaqueños} Chile And Lime Mexican Peanuts | https://saltandwind.com

{Cacahuates Oaxaqueños} Chile And Lime Mexican Peanuts

One of the most classic bar snacks you'll come across when you travel to Mexico are chile and lime peanuts. Our version adds a bit of lime, a touch of sugar, and some sesame seeds.

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{Ribollita} Rustic Tuscan Bread And Vegetable Soup | https://saltandwind.com

{Ribollita} Rustic Tuscan Bread And Vegetable Soup

It's hard to get more classic than this healthy, easy take on Tuscan ribollita soup. Made with day-old bread and loads of vegetables it's the ultimate in healthy comfort food!

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Basic Italian Egg Pasta Dough | https://saltandwind.com

Basic Italian Egg Pasta Dough

We could dedicate this whole website to Italian pasta and still not have adequate space to cover all things Italian pasta. But let's start at the very begining with this easy reliable pasta dough that you can use to make everything from ravioli to tagliatelle.

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Bourbon Crusta Cocktail | https://saltandwind.com

Bourbon Crusta Cocktail

A bourbon twist on this cocktail that is so classic it is said to predate the Sidecar Cocktail. 

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Cook These Classic Italian Recipes When You're Dreaming Of Italy | https://saltandwind.com

Cook These Classic Italian Recipes When You're Dreaming Of Italy

It’s no secret we love Italy and we travel there as often as we can. But, we can’t always hop a flight at a moment's notice. The next best thing? Cooking these classic Italian recipes, inviting friends over, and daydreaming about travel. 

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Strawberry Rosewater Cardamom Lassi | https://saltandwind.com

Strawberry Rosewater Cardamom Lassi

My latest obsession has been this buttermilk and strawberry lassi. Some swear you must use whole milk yogurt to call it a lassi, but I like the tang and frothiness that comes from blended buttermilk. From there, riff as you please, but don’t skip the cardamom and rosewater because they take it from meh to a tall sip of India.

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Classic Parisian Jambon-Beurre Sandwich | https://saltandwind.com

Classic Parisian Jambon-Beurre Sandwich

On the Paris endangered eats list is the Jambon-Beurre sandwich. Nothing more than a super amazing baguette with salted French butter and Parisian ham, it's the simplest combo but a good version is harder and harder to find.

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{Frijoles De Olla} Easy Mexican-Style Pot Beans | https://saltandwind.com

{Frijoles De Olla} Easy Mexican-Style Pot Beans

One of the most quintessential comfort foods in all of Mexican cooking has to be frijoles de olla or pot-simmered beans. Here is our take on how to make a healthy, easy version of this classic recipe.

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{Torta Della Nonna} Tuscan Grandmother's Cake | https://saltandwind.com

{Torta Della Nonna} Tuscan Grandmother's Cake

A recipe for the classic Tuscan dessert recipe known as Torta Della Nonna.

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