What We're Loving: Bella Cucina's Basket Of Gourmet Spreads

Whether you're a host or a guest, it's nice to know that you're enjoying dishes and cocktails that were made with love and high-quality products. If you're the person running the show, adding gourmet ingredients to your menu can be costly, but if you know how to budget and source the right items correctly, you can create a shopping list that's a mix of high- and low-priced items.

Bella Cucina, a company with a strong appreciation for artisanal and beautifully packaged products that capture the simplistic and authentic flavors of Italy, is all about creating a spread that's affordable and of a high quality for your guests.

The award-winning brand's signature items include pestos and tapenades, as well as flatbreads and bottled antipasti like peppers and olives. What are we currently obsessed with? Their gourmet spreads set that includes Meyer Lemon Relish, Savory Tomato Jam, Acacia Honey, Apricots in Syrup, and Cocktail Citrus Twists inside a medium straw hamper tied with a bow. It makes for a great hostess gift or an even better set to have stashed in your pantry for unexpected guests!

Combine the set with Bella Cucina's Pane Rustico flatbreads and you'll be hooked — trust us.