October 31st, 2018   |  
Author: Sean Flint   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

According to research, half the UK population will spend money celebrating Halloween today. That amounts to £419 million. Crazy or what? It has now become one of the biggest festivals of the UK calendar, eclipsing Bonfire Night which given its history is astonishing Not surprisingly, the food industry has also cottoned on that All Hallows […]

October 24th, 2018   |  
Author: John Connell   |  
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It’s national curry week, which has always had a place in our hearts here in the SK kitchen, after all it is our bread and butter (or should that be naan?) To mark the week, supermarket Morrisons recently launched a new eight chilli-rated curry dubbed the Flaming Fiery Phaal. This was after complaints that their […]

October 17th, 2018   |  
Author: SK Foods   |  
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When it comes to champagne, and it is Global Champagne Day on 19th October after all, we like to quote Lily Bollinger of the House of Bollinger Champagne. She said: “I drink Champagne when I’m happy and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone. When I have company I consider it obligatory. […]

October 10th, 2018   |  
Author: Sean Flint   |  
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Today is World Porridge Day. Yes, you heard us correctly, there’s a day devoted to this popular breakfast staple made with oats – and why not we say? There is actually a serious side to the day, so before we get to the lighter stuff, let’s thank Mary’s Meals, the Scottish charity behind World Porridge […]

October 3rd, 2018   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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Oh my ‘cod’, it’s Seafood Week. When I ‘seafood’ I eat it. Do you like my new ‘herrings’? Isn’t this blog ‘brill’? No we haven’t lost our marbles; we’re just getting ready for the first day of Seafood Week on Friday which starts with National Fish Pun Day. ‘Seabass’ me the remote, I want to […]