Aida Mollenkamp

Aida Mollenkamp

Aida is a food and travel expert, on-camera host, author, and the founder of 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.

Tagliatelle With Prosecco Lemon Cream Sauce | http://saltandwind.com

Tagliatelle With Prosecco Lemon Cream Sauce

A great recipe for a creamy lemon pasta with fresh basil lightly grilled shrimp and an addictive pistou sauce.
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Why Your Next Vacation Should Be A Digital Detox | http://saltandwind.com

Why Your Next Vacation Should Be A Digital Detox

I burned out on social media recently and it made me realize how important it is to unplug. Here's why you'll want your next vacation to be a digital detox (and how to do it).
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Toast Hollywood With The Oscar Buzz Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Toast Hollywood With The Oscar Buzz Cocktail

Nothing says celebration like something bubbly so, for this year's award season, I’ve created this blood orange and pomegranate champagne cocktail I’ve coined The Oscar Buzz.
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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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The 10 Travel Packing Tips We Live By | http://saltandwind.com

The 10 Travel Packing Tips We Live By

There are those of us who are natural-born packers and those of us who get anxiety anytime we pull out a suitcase. Here are my tips for overcoming overpacking once and for all.
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Chestnut Gnocchi with Robiola Bosina Cheese Sauce | http://saltandwind.com

Chestnut Gnocchi with Robiola Bosina Cheese Sauce

One of our all time favorite pastas to make from scratch? Gnocchi! This twist made with chestnut flour and a creamy cheese sauce is inspired by one of our favorite restuarants in Turin, Italy.
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Must Know Tips For Eating In Italy | http://saltandwind.com

Must Know Tips For Eating In Italy

One question we get asked all the time on our Salt & Wind group trips to Italy? What tips travelers should know before dining there!
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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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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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