Mexico

Travel stories, city guides, travel tips, recipes, and more inspired by one of our favorite food places on earth, Mexico.
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 altar, and lots of margaritas!

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Swoony Photos Of Our Salt & Wind Trips To Baja California! | http://saltandwind.com

Swoony Photos Of Our Salt & Wind Trips To Baja California!

A peek into the first-ever Salt & Wind Travel trip. We headed south to Baja California with 10 friends and explored everything from the street food to the shopping and wine. 

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Peek The Gift Bags from our Salt & Wind Baja Trip! | http://saltandwind.com

Peek The Gift Bags from our Salt & Wind Baja Trip!

Traveling with Salt & Wind means there will always be a few surprises along the way. These custom-printed totes were one of them, crammed full with our fave travel-tested, tried and true essentials. Get a glimpse of what our guests got on their first ever Salt & Wind Trip to Baja California!

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{Aguachile Verde} Chile Lime Marinated Shrimp | http://saltandwind.com

{Aguachile Verde} Chile Lime Marinated Shrimp

On my last trip to Tijuana I stopped and tried every Aguachile I came across. On our second day, we started out at the Mariscos El Paisa street stand to get a taste of Sinaloan aguachile aka Aguachile Verde. I'm not the master coctolero that these guys were so by now means is this their exact recipe. But, I recreated my favorite parts of the dish to make this shrimp aguachile.

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What To Cook Now: These Baja-Inspired Recipes | http://saltandwind.com

What To Cook Now: These Baja-Inspired Recipes

We've told you about the must-eat dishes in Baja and have even launched trips there but we haven't yet shared recipes. So, from fish tacos to ceviche, here are 13 recipes inspired by Baja so you can taste of one of our favorite regions of Mexico.

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10 Courses We Want To Take Before Our Next Trip | http://saltandwind.com

10 Courses We Want To Take Before Our Next Trip

So, you've heard the news, right? We here at Salt & Wind are hitting the road and heading south of the border to Mexico. We're pretty much eating, drinking, and living all things Mexico. If we had it our way, we'd also be preparing with a little continuing education. Here are 10 courses we want to take before our next Mexico trip!

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Hibiscus Berry Mezcal Ginger Margaritas | http://saltandwind.com

Hibiscus Berry Mezcal Ginger Margaritas

It's Cinco De Mayo eve, which means it's decision time, amigos! Which margarita are you going to make!?!? This year we're all about this smoky, tart, and sweet Hibiscus Berry Mezcal Ginger Margarita!

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Beet Chilaquiles with Crumbly Herb Cheese and Fried Eggs | http://saltandwind.com

Beet Chilaquiles with Crumbly Herb Cheese and Fried Eggs

When I traveled to Baja California Alta, I was smitten on our very first meal upon crossing the border. The last thing I thought I’d find in Tijuana was Alma Verde, an organic juice bar serving excellent coffee and the most gorgeous plate of beet chilaquiles I’d ever seen — so, obviously, I had to recreate it stat!

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Weekend Road Trip: Tasting the “Other” California Coast In Baja California Alta | http://saltandwind.com

Weekend Road Trip: Tasting the “Other” California Coast In Baja California Alta

Baja California has been one of Mexico's best-kept culinary secrets but is getting its moment in the sun. These are a few must-stop places should you head south of the border. 

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Smoky Vegetarian Breakfast Burrito | http://saltandwind.com

Smoky Vegetarian Breakfast Burrito

It's getting pretty ridiculous: I'm way too frequent a flyer at the coffee shop near my house. And, no, it's not for the coffee. I mean, the coffee is totally fine but it's all about the Breakfast Burrito for me. I never knew I could like a Breakfast Burrito sooo much until I tried the Smoky Brekfast Burrito at Cofax Coffee. 

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Shrimp and Watermelon Ceviche | http://saltandwind.com

Shrimp and Watermelon Ceviche

We first came across this ceviche on our trip to Rancho Pescadero and we're totally obsessed. This watermelon shrimp ceviche has all the hallmarks of Baja cuisine but with the unexpected heat from not one but two chiles, a little coconut water for sweetness, and tons of fresh herbs and is our favorite cocktail hour appetizer right now!

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Wake Up Juice {Carrot, Orange, Pineapple Juice} | http://saltandwind.com

Wake Up Juice {Carrot, Orange, Pineapple Juice}

We live by the philosophy that every rule has an exception  and one such exception was at Rancho Pescadero where we fell head-over-heels for this juice. A little sweet, totally refreshing, and just enough ginger to get you going, it was the ideal way to start our mornings there.

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