Aida Mollenkamp

Aida Mollenkamp

Aida is a food and travel expert, on-camera host, author, and the founder of Salt & Wind and Salt & Wind Travel. She's a California native who has always had a global perspective in her cooking and in life. Over the years, she has visited more than 35 countries and 35 states and has lived in Europe and across the United States. She is on a mission to help food lovers taste the world.

10 Tips For Building A Better Bar Cart | http://saltandwind.com

10 Tips For Building A Better Bar Cart

The moment we felt like we made it in life (okay, in our entertaining life)? When we finally sprung for a bar cart. Nothing pulls a party together like a beautiful bar cart except one that's p...
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California Central Coast Weekend Getaway and Harvest Dinner Party {VIDEO} | http://saltandwind.com

California Central Coast Weekend Getaway and Harvest Dinner Party {VIDEO}

Fall is the the season of entertaining! From dinner parties to Friendsgivings and impromptu cocktail hours, we're all about gathering friends to toast the season. And nothing seems to cel...
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Six Tips To Make Your Next Airport Trip Less Stressful | http://saltandwind.com

Six Tips To Make Your Next Airport Trip Less Stressful

Travel can get stressful but we've learned a few tricks along the way to make it more bearable. Here are six tips for making the airport less stressful.
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Pear, Cranberry, and Brie Mini Tartlets | http://saltandwind.com

Pear, Cranberry, and Brie Mini Tartlets

IOHO, it is high time to modernize the ubiquitious cranberry and brie appetizer. Here we do a modern twist on that recipe by folding in sage pears and topping it with hot honey, pomegranate seeds, ...
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Spiced Cranberry Relish Toasts With Whipped Goat Cheese | http://saltandwind.com

Spiced Cranberry Relish Toasts With Whipped Goat Cheese

Look, we're all about holiday classics but using cranberries only for cranberry sauce is just a little too predictable in our book. This Mulled Wine Cranberry Relish appetizer is one that's ranking...
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Roasted Squash Tacos with Toasted Chile Peanut Salsa | http://saltandwind.com

Roasted Squash Tacos with Toasted Chile Peanut Salsa

On a taco-eating trip to Baja California, I became completely obsesed with the tostadas at La Guerrerense. And every tostada was even better when topped with their salsa; it's a toasted g...
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Chocolate Chunk Orange Biscotti Cookies | http://saltandwind.com

Chocolate Chunk Orange Biscotti Cookies

You know that cookie recipe that's so tried and true you don't dare alter it? These chocolate orange biscotti are exactly that!
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California Getaways: Taking In the San Diego Food Scene | http://saltandwind.com

California Getaways: Taking In the San Diego Food Scene

We Southern Californians love to road trip and one weekend getaway I do time and again is San Diego. Here are the most Instagram-worthy and delicious spots for food lovers in San Diego.
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Taste Manchester’s Best Local Foods At Altrincham Market | http://saltandwind.com

Taste Manchester’s Best Local Foods At Altrincham Market

Everyone has that thing they have to do when they travel somewhere new. For food people, it’s visiting markets like Manchester's historic food hall, Altrincham Market. 
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Blistered Balsamic Concord Grapes | http://saltandwind.com

Blistered Balsamic Concord Grapes

Oh, Balsamic Blistered Concord Grapes, where have you been all my life? I always thought grapes were just fine as is until you came along. Blistered in a hot oven with sweet-tart vinegar and herbs,...
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