October 4th, 2019   |  
Author: Oliver Parkinson   |  
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It”s National Curry Week so we’ll start with a question. What’s your favourite type of curry? That’s what we have been debating here at SK Towers this week. Well, it’s better than discussing whether we will be out or in after 31st October isn’t it? What we discovered is that curry, a bit like Brexit […]

August 29th, 2019   |  
Author: Oliver Parkinson   |  
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It would appear the end is nigh for good old-fashioned fish and chips; the fat lady is singing for chicken tikka masala and chicken chow mein is facing the final curtain. Say it ain’t so we hear you ask? Well, whilst rumours of their demise may be greatly exaggerated, there is a new kid on […]

July 5th, 2019   |  
Author: Oliver Parkinson   |  
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Do you know that the average person in Britain eats nearly 9,000 peas per year? That’s probably why we are celebrating Great British Pea Week from 8th to 14th July. This annual celebration aims to increase awareness and understanding of the provenance and heritage of these little nutritional wonders and we’re certainly all for that. […]

June 7th, 2019   |  
Author: Oliver Parkinson   |  
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We came across a new word this week, namely Ginaissance. Yes, you guessed it, that’s the term being used to describe the rise and rise in the popularity of gin in recent years. That’s the same drink which, historically was given the name ’mother’s ruin’ because of the effects it had on family life. Considered […]

May 31st, 2016   |  
Author: Oliver Parkinson   |  
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If she was a Star Wars character, Benna Davis would be Yoda. That’s because she admits she talks so fast that her words can sometimes come out sounding like Yoda, but also because her role is so busy she feels she needs to use Jedi mind tricks to get everything done. Benna is our Head […]

March 19th, 2016   |  
Author: Oliver Parkinson   |  
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Sport Relief – food and sport go hand in hand. If you are anything like the chefs in the SK Foods kitchen, sport is something you do from the comfort of your own armchair, but there are still occasions when we get a sweat on, and that’s not when we’re cooking something hot!).