France

Stories, recipes, and travel tips from one of our favorite food places: France!
Easy Béchamel Sauce Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Easy Béchamel Sauce Recipe

This classic French white sauce is an essential ingredient in Italian Bolognese-style lasagna. This version is made a touch thicker than the kind you'd use for mac and cheese because it holds the lasagna together.

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

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

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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Chocolate Bars So Good They're Worth Hopping A Flight | https://saltandwind.com

Chocolate Bars So Good They're Worth Hopping A Flight

Most people will take any excuse to hop a flight — catch up with a friend, taste test tequila, search out surf — but chocoholics like us? We'd go to the ends of the earth for a good chocolate bar.

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Did You Hear? Our Travel Planning Services Are Back! | https://saltandwind.com

Did You Hear? Our Travel Planning Services Are Back!

Dreaming of traveling but not sure where to start? We've got a service for that! The Salt & Wind concierge desk is here to help make your food adventures happen!

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Essential Tips To Master Holiday Entertaining | https://saltandwind.com

Essential Tips To Master Holiday Entertaining

No matter how well you plan, entertaining during the holidays can be stressful. Here are our 10 tips for elegant but low-stress entertaining.

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The Easiest App Of Ever! Olive, Tomato, Prosciutto, and Parmesan Savory Palmiers Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

The Easiest App Of Ever! Olive, Tomato, Prosciutto, and Parmesan Savory Palmiers Recipe

Inspired by the Avignon Les Halles, this savory take on classic French Palmiers made with sundried tomatoes, tapenade, prosciutto, and Parmigiano Reggiano are a taste of Provence.

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This Is It: Our Dream Cooking Experience In Burgundy | https://saltandwind.com

This Is It: Our Dream Cooking Experience In Burgundy

Lisa Samuel has given us her roadmap to the perfect itinerary in the Burgundy region of France to fit the daydream into a vacation-sized package. 

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One of Our Favorite Summer Memories: Lunch Alfresco In Provence | https://saltandwind.com

One of Our Favorite Summer Memories: Lunch Alfresco In Provence

Lunch in Provence is more than just a meal. It's a joyful celebration of what the region has to offer. And trust us, Provence's bounty — with its centuries-old heritage and devoted producers — is soul food.

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From Avignon to Lyon: A Rhône River Itinerary | https://saltandwind.com

From Avignon to Lyon: A Rhône River Itinerary

My first experience on a river cruise was from Arles to Lyon along the Rhône River and I couldn't have loved it more.

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{Citron Pressé} Lavender French Lemonade Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

{Citron Pressé} Lavender French Lemonade Recipe

This classic French cafe drink is just lemon juice, sugar, and water, but the way I like it best is infused with tons of lavender.

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{Salmon Rillettes} Smoked Salmon and Herbed Creme Fraiche Spread Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

{Salmon Rillettes} Smoked Salmon and Herbed Creme Fraiche Spread Recipe

Napa will always have a place in my heart. When I lived in San Francisco, I'd day trip there on the regular. And though there are plenty of amazing places, Bouchon Bistro will always be a go-to for me. It feels like France in the midst of California wine country: the zinc counter, the bakery, and swoon-worthy salmon rillettes.

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Essential Basque Country Souvenirs | https://saltandwind.com

Essential Basque Country Souvenirs

One of our favorite places to visit? Basque Country in Spain and here are the souvenirs we love to bring back when we travel there.

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