Team Salt & Wind

Team Salt & Wind

Salt & Wind is a food and travel website created by food and travel expert, Aida Mollenkamp, in December 2014. The sister company, Salt & Wind Travel, launched in 2017 to provide boutique group travel services for fellow food lovers. Through our editorial work and our trips, we're on a mission to help you travel in good taste!

Our Go-To Meal For Holiday Houseguests: Carnitas Tacos | http://saltandwind.com

Our Go-To Meal For Holiday Houseguests: Carnitas Tacos

One recipe we turn to time and again for a crowd? Carnitas! A spiced pork shoulder is slow cooked until tender then crisped until brown and served in tortillas -- aka all our favorite things in one!
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Pistachio Spiced Coconut Carrot Muffins | http://saltandwind.com

Pistachio Spiced Coconut Carrot Muffins

We love a good muffin recipe but too often they're too sweet or too heavy. This is a simple dump-and-stir recipe for gluten free spiced carrot muffins that are just right!
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Classic Old Fashioned Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Classic Old Fashioned Cocktail

There are few cocktails more classic than the Old Fashioned and with good reason: it’s simple to make and so delicious when made right.
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Classic Affogato  | http://saltandwind.com

Classic Affogato

Over and over again we tip our hats to the Italians for all their delicious espresso creations. And though we love a good latte and swoon for an icy cold shakerato, one we're partial toward is the ...
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Friends Who Fete: Channel Mexico With Our Ultimate Day Of The Dead Party | http://saltandwind.com

Friends Who Fete: Channel Mexico With Our Ultimate Day Of The Dead Party

Halloween is all well and good but we'll take Day Of The Dead over it anytime. This is how we'd throw the ultimate Day Of The Dead party with a full-on Mexican menu, a homemade fruit and flower alt...
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Aida On What To Pack For Mexico City | http://saltandwind.com

Aida On What To Pack For Mexico City

You booked your flight, have you itinerary planned, and a hit list of what to eat. Now all you need to plan for Mexico City? What to wear!
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Say Hello To Bitters: Your Secret Weapon In The Kitchen | http://saltandwind.com

Say Hello To Bitters: Your Secret Weapon In The Kitchen

That bottle of bitters you turn to every time you make an Old Fashioned? It’s time to bring it into your kitchen. Here are tips for how to use bitters for everything from classic cocktails to...
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Yes, You Can Look Rested After A Long-Haul Flight. Here’s How. | http://saltandwind.com

Yes, You Can Look Rested After A Long-Haul Flight. Here’s How.

Here at Salt & Wind we clock in a lot of travel time. But the being up in the air takes its toll and, after a few thousand miles, you can arrive at your destination feeling, or worse yet, looki...
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Shredded Turkey Cranberry Waldorf Salad | http://saltandwind.com

Shredded Turkey Cranberry Waldorf Salad

A twist on the tradition Waldorf Salad recipe with shredded turkey, sweetened cranberries, grapes, celery, pecans, apple, and an addictive creme fraiche chive dressing. 
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The Travel Movies That Make Us Want To Wander | http://saltandwind.com

The Travel Movies That Make Us Want To Wander

If we had it our way, the Academy would add one more category to their awards and it would award movies that cause wanderlust. These are the 10 movies that transport us without having to pull out o...
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