Summer Bites Essentials - What We’re Chowing Down on This Season

Summer Bites Essentials - What We’re Chowing Down on This Season

Cheese boards and charcuteries, BBQs and fresh salads - summertime food is the BEST! But what’s the one thing that makes these eats so moreish and keeps you coming back for more? It’s the condiments of course! We love a summer nibble or two here at Oleander, and if you follow us on social media, you’ll know we’re definitely down for some serious snacking, so we thought we ought to share some of our foodie favourites available to buy now in store! Hot tip, all our picks make perfect gifts too!

First up is Saltspring Kitchen Co. Everything is made in small batches and with quality ingredients on Salt Spring Island. The collection features a range of sweet, savoury and spicy creations which are just perfect for pairing with cheese and charcuterie, or dolloping on your favourite sandwich or burger.

Our top picks include:

Saltspring Kitchen Co Burger Spread Trio with Candied Jalapeno Relish, Spicy Tomato and Charcuterie Mustard, this burger spread trio is sure to be a hit with your BBQ guests. 

Saltspring Kitchen Co Savoury Spread Trio Rhubarb & Apple, Onion & Thyme and Spicy Tomato make this trio our cheese board hero!

Saltspring Kitchen Co Spicy Spread Trio Peach Pepper, Raspberry Habanero and Hot Mango offer the perfect balance of heat and flavour.

Saltspring Kitchen Co Sweet & Sassy Spread Trio this set of sweet-leaning jams brings loads of personality to the plate with Blueberry Basil, Sparkling Apricot & Pink Peppercorn, and Raspberry & Habanero.

Next on our list is Zoë Olive Oils. Founded in 2011 in Montreal by two cousins, the brand offers a delicious line of infused olive oils and balsamic vinegars that are 100% natural and contain no artificial ingredients.

Here are our must tries:

Zoë Honey Infused White Balsamic Vinegar add this to a salad or use it to caramelize veggies on the grill. Yum!

Zoë Dark Balsamic Vinegar the perfect blend of grape must and red wine vinegar come together to create this intensely sweet and tangy product.

Zoë Lemon Infused Olive Oil koroneiki olives are gently infused together with fresh lemons to release their distinct aromas and oils. Pair this delightfully flavourful oil with roasted or grilled vegetables, rice, seafood and chicken.

 We’re sure we’ve got your mouth watering now so check out our other Saltspring Kitchen Co. and Zoë Olive Oil offerings and place your order here. And for more snack content, don’t forget to follow us on Instagram @oleanderfloraldesign

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