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 Things I Love About Our Salt & Wind Italy Trip | http://saltandwind.com

10 Things I Love About Our Salt & Wind Italy Trip

Did you miss out on our first-ever Salt & Wind Italy trip? Get a peek with these swoony photos from the trip that covered Lombardy, Italy from Milan to Franciacorta. 
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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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California Has Its Own BBQ Style And It's Legit | http://saltandwind.com

California Has Its Own BBQ Style And It's Legit

My favorite factoid of Califorinia culinary culture? That we have a native BBQ style and it's so worth exploring! Here is everything you need to know to appreciate Santa Maria barbecue when you vis...
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Upgrade Your Mocha With This Classic Italian Coffee Drink: {Bicerin} Layered Mocha Coffee | http://saltandwind.com

Upgrade Your Mocha With This Classic Italian Coffee Drink: {Bicerin} Layered Mocha Coffee

Upping our coffee game with this stacked Mocha coffee drink that hails from Turin. 
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Where To Eat Rome City Center: 18 Of My Favorite Restaurants, Bars, and Street Food Spots | http://saltandwind.com

Where To Eat Rome City Center: 18 Of My Favorite Restaurants, Bars, and Street Food Spots

Rome is such an enormous city. It's enormous in population, it's enormous in personality, and it's enormous in scale -- but, then enormous is how the Romans thought. That means it can be easy to ge...
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Friends Who Fete: How To Host A Polenta Party | http://saltandwind.com

Friends Who Fete: How To Host A Polenta Party

One of our favorite dinner parties that's traditional to Northern Italy? A polenta party! Here are all the tips and recipes you need to host a polenta party of your own.
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How To Find Hawaii's Best Malasadas | http://saltandwind.com

How To Find Hawaii's Best Malasadas

If you're headed to Hawaii, there's a lot of must eat food but top of our list is the malasada. Here's everything you need to know about a malasada — as in what makes a good malasada and...
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My 9 Step (Almost) No Fail-Plan To Fight Jet Lag | http://saltandwind.com

My 9 Step (Almost) No Fail-Plan To Fight Jet Lag

No matter how much I travel, I never want to battle jet lag. Here are 9 travel hacks to help you fight jet lag that I've learned along the way.
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Honolulu, Hawaii: Kaimuki Neighborhood Guide | http://saltandwind.com

Honolulu, Hawaii: Kaimuki Neighborhood Guide

Waikiki is all fine and dandy but, if you want to get a feel for what's happening now on Oahu, spend some time exploring one of our favorite corners of Honolulu: Kaimuki.
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Finding Franciacorta: Travel To This Italian Wine Region Now | http://saltandwind.com

Finding Franciacorta: Travel To This Italian Wine Region Now

It's time to travel to Franciacorta! Okay, truth is the Milanese have known about this corner of Lombardy for forever and a day and it is a premiere wine growing region, but it's pretty unknown out...
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