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

{Focaccia Di Recco} Thin Crust Cheese-Stuffed Focaccia Recipe

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

{Coctel En Cantarito} Classic Cantarito Cocktail Recipe

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

{Cacahuates Oaxaqueños} Chile And Lime Mexican Peanuts Recipe

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

{Ribollita} Rustic Tuscan Bread And Vegetable Soup Recipe

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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Bourbon Crusta Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Bourbon Crusta Cocktail Recipe

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

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

Basic Italian Egg Pasta Dough Recipe

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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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 Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Strawberry Rosewater Cardamom Lassi Recipe

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 Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Classic Parisian Jambon-Beurre Sandwich Recipe

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 Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

{Frijoles De Olla} Easy Mexican-Style Pot Beans Recipe

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 Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

{Torta Della Nonna} Tuscan Grandmother's Cake Recipe

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

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