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.

24 Hour Itinerary: Honolulu, Hawaii with Aida Mollenkamp | http://saltandwind.com

24 Hour Itinerary: Honolulu, Hawaii with Aida Mollenkamp

Our in-house malasada aficionado and Editor-In-Chief invites us along as she maps out her One Perfect Day in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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Mexican Shredded Chicken Tinga Burrito Bowl | http://saltandwind.com

Mexican Shredded Chicken Tinga Burrito Bowl

This healthy recipe for a gluten-free burrito bowl uses a quick take on chicken tinga then layers it with black beans, sweet potatoes, avocado, and fresh vegetables. 
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{Khoresh-e Fesenjān} Persian-Style Pomegranate-Walnut Braised Chicken | http://saltandwind.com

{Khoresh-e Fesenjān} Persian-Style Pomegranate-Walnut Braised Chicken

A great and easy recipe for a traditional Persian dish, Fesanjan or Pomegranate and Walnut Braised Chicken.  
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Pecan Pie Maple Shortbread Bars | http://saltandwind.com

Pecan Pie Maple Shortbread Bars

Maybe it's the Irish in me, but I have a major thing for shortbread and have made it every which way imaginable. My father (where I get my Irish from) is obsessed with Pecan Pie so I combined the t...
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Portuguese Sausage Cranberry Brioche Stuffing | http://saltandwind.com

Portuguese Sausage Cranberry Brioche Stuffing

Like the chorizo of Hawaii, Portuguese sausage is a fresh or smoked sweet-spicy sausage that's used in breakfast dishes, plate lunches, and at many tailgates. This recipe combines Portuguese sausag...
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Muhammara Chicken Melts | http://saltandwind.com

Muhammara Chicken Melts

These Muhammara Chicken Melts came about because, well, I've always liked the idea of an open-face chicken melt but never really found one I liked. And because I had a ton of Muhammara hanging arou...
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Tallinn, Estonia: Kalamaja Neighborhood Gudie | http://saltandwind.com

Tallinn, Estonia: Kalamaja Neighborhood Gudie

Going to Tallinn, Estonia and visiting Old Town is necessary but the tip of the iceberg. Make time to go to Kalamaja, a locals-only neighborhood full of indie creativity—here's where to go.
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Split Pea Veggie Wrap with Cilantro-Mint Chutney | http://saltandwind.com

Split Pea Veggie Wrap with Cilantro-Mint Chutney

I've got a confession: I eat any and everything when I'm out on the road. But when I get home? At home I eat super vegetarian. As in lots of salads, dips, and veggies upon veggies. Truth is, it's t...
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Charred Poblano Pesto Pasta | http://saltandwind.com

Charred Poblano Pesto Pasta

You know when you just overcomplicate things? But then you get in the kitchen and things fall into place. Everything happens easily. And the result is something simple but satisfying like this char...
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Roasted Butternut Squash Amaranth Spinach Salad with Lemongrass Peanut Dressing | http://saltandwind.com

Roasted Butternut Squash Amaranth Spinach Salad with Lemongrass Peanut Dressing

The Fall salad I'm really into right now is this bright Roasted Butternut Squash salad with tons of fresh Amaranth spinach greens, crisp garlic chips, and a Thai-inspired lemongrass peanut dressing...
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