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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.