August 31st, 2017   |  
Author: Sean Flint   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

As lovers of lamb, it came as a surprise to discover that one of the reasons for Love Lamb Week is that fewer people have been regularly eating the meat over the past 15 years. What’s not to like? Lamb is such a versatile dish and despite what you might think, it’s no harder to […]

August 24th, 2017   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

It’s National Burger Day. In the not too distant past, going out for a burger meant you were restricted to your local McDonalds or Burger King and, if you are a 40-something like many of us at SK are, you may even remember Wimpy! Sitting down to a Big Mac, a Whopper, or a Wimpy […]

August 18th, 2017   |  
Author: SK Foods   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

Fusion is an overused word in our business, especially when all it effectively means is combining different types of food. We like to KISS here in the SK kitchen and by that we mean Keep It Simple Stupid, so fusion, along with rustic, artisan, authentic, farm to table and many, many more, incur the wrath […]

August 11th, 2017   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

“There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.” When an author of Henry James’ stature says that, it would be foolish to disagree, so when we discovered the date of this year’s annual afternoon tea, we couldn’t wait to start cooking. But before you […]

August 3rd, 2017   |  
Author: John Connell   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

When we discovered today was International Beer Day, we fought each other over who should write the blog and provide a recipe. After all, who doesn’t like beer? Not only is it great on its own, from a chef’s point of view, it’s fantastic for using in food. Whether it’s giving some robustness to a […]