British Tomato Week 2017

British Tomato Week 2017

When we were doing our research for this blog on British Tomato Week 2017, we were surprised to discover that four out of five tomatoes now eaten in the UK are imported.

We understand, obviously, that the Great British Weather, contributes to this, but it’s little wonder that people say tomatoes don’t taste like they used to. They are bound to lose some of their taste if they have travelled thousands of miles to get here.

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Oliver Parkinson
Sous Chef of SK Foods. Your food. Our Passion.
Food awareness days

Food awareness days

There are two great national food awareness days this week so we thought we would give you two for the price of one.

British Sandwich Week is running at the same time as National Vegetarian Week, which is perfect as the two go hand in hand.

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Development & Innovation Chef of SK Foods. Your food. Our Passion.
National Doughnut Week

National Doughnut Week

It’s National Doughnut Week.

If you are a regular reader of this blog you will know we’re big fans of food ‘awareness’ weeks in the SK kitchen as it gives us chefs an excuse, not that we ever need one, to be creative.

Unlike some events that are so obviously manufactured to help big companies sell more of their products (World Nutella Day for one!), this is one we can certainly get behind.

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Oliver Parkinson
Sous Chef of SK Foods. Your food. Our Passion.
Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

If you like Star Wars, yesterday would have been your day (May the 4th Be with you), but whilst we are big fans of the movies (apart from Phantom Menace of course!) we prefer to celebrate Cinco de May0. (5th of May).

That’s because Mexican food is one of the staples in the SK kitchen.

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Jane Beesley
Development & Innovations Chef of SK Foods. Your food. Our Passion.