oysters

Happy St Patrick’s Day!

While the usual thing associated with the celebrations of St Patrick’s Day would be Guinness, it’s a good day to remember (and taste) the amazing foods Ireland has brought to the world culinary table too!

Why not start your Irish celebration meal with some of the range of fresh seafood available in Ireland? A reason to visit the Emerald Isle all on their own, the shellfish and seafood are so delicious and fresh – particularly the mussels, oysters and lobster. They’ll make a lovely light start to your meal.

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Executive New Product Development Chef of SK Foods. Your food. Our Passion.
masterchef

Masterchef

I consider myself to have been working late this week – although I’m not sure everyone would agree with me! Masterchef is back on the TV and it’s my professional duty as a chef to watch. Honest.

In the kitchen we’re always pleased when Masterchef is on (all three versions) . As the competition goes further through the stages, we get more and more involved. We have favourite cooks that we’re rooting for. If you’ll forgive the pun, it can get quite “heated” when we’re talking about who should win!

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Development & Innovation Chef of SK Foods. Your food. Our Passion.
national pie week

Chicken Pie Recipe National Pie Week

Who doesn’t love a pie, no matter what week it is? Steak and kidney, chicken and leek or even a pork pie – they’re all delicious!

We wanted to bring a taste of the exotic to a pie to commemorate National Pie Week. And as we’re all fans of a bit of spice here at SK Foods, it seemed right to take inspiration from ingredients we use a lot.

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Executive New Product Development Chef of SK Foods. Your food. Our Passion.
spring rolls recipe

On a Roll

You may be aware that we are now into the Chinese New Year, which in 2015 celebrates the Year of the Sheep.

The build up to this event, which started on 19th February and runs for the best part of a month, always marks one of the busiest times of the year for us in the development kitchen, and is second only to our preparations for Christmas which, believe it or not, have already begun for 2015. But more about that in a future blog!

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Executive New Product Development Chef of SK Foods. Your food. Our Passion.