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.

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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Blood Orange Ginger White Sangria | http://saltandwind.com

Blood Orange Ginger White Sangria

Raise your hand if you too have fallen victim to sangria that's too sweet and just a hangover waiting to happen. This California-inspired sangria with fresh fruit, local wine, and ginger liqueur is...
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Beet Horseradish Smoked Salmon Breakfast Toast | http://saltandwind.com

Beet Horseradish Smoked Salmon Breakfast Toast

If a bagel and lox turned Swedish, I imagine it'd end up something similar to this Beet Horseradish Smoked Salmon Breakfast Toast. Slightly sophisticated but stupidly simple to put together, if I c...
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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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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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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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{Bicerin} Layered Mocha Coffee | http://saltandwind.com

{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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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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