March 17th, 2020   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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Categories: SK Foods News Categories: SK People

In response to concerns regarding Coronavirus Covid-19. SK Chilled Foods remain committed to our trading partners and are continuing to take orders and manufacture products to ensure availability across the country. We are working closely with our suppliers and customers to keep food moving quickly through the system to ensure our customer’s shelves are stocked. […]

May 29th, 2020   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

If there’s one thing we have been able to do during lock-down, apart from improving our cooking skills, it’s spending time in the garden, especially with the glorious weather we have been having. We used to be known as a nation of gardeners, and it’s great to see so many people concentrating on their gardens […]

May 21st, 2020   |  
Author: Sean Flint   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

We’ve talked about how lock-down has forced many adjustments, but in the case of National BBQ Week, which starts on 25th May, it’s one of life’s pleasures that you can definitely enjoy at home. When National BBQ Week started in the summer of 1997 it helped to grow the BBQ market from just 9 million […]

May 15th, 2020   |  
Author: Jane Beesley   |  
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Categories: SK Foods News

We’re coming to the end of National Vegetarian Week, a seven-day event aimed at encouraging people to eat more plant-based food. We’ve talked in previous blogs of how the lock-down has encouraged more home cooking and baking, so it’s a perfect time to perfect your vegetarian cooking. The Vegetarian Society, who are behind National Vegetarian […]

May 7th, 2020   |  
Author: Oliver Parkinson   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

We couldn’t post a blog on the 75th anniversary of VE Day without acknowledging the importance of the day. Pre-Coronavirus (do you remember life before Covid-19?) there were big plans to celebrate over the bank holiday weekend, but unfortunately the lock-down has put paid to this. However, we’ve always been a resourceful nation, the way […]

May 1st, 2020   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

This pandemic is getting in the way of lots of things we used to take for granted, whether it’s attending sporting events, having a pint in your local or eating great things in restaurants (to name just a few!), but it’s inspiring to see some of the ingenious ways we have adapted during lock-down. Video […]

April 23rd, 2020   |  
Author: Sean Flint   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

A few blogs back, we discussed batch cooking and how it could help you make your meals go further. You must have been listening because a survey carried out for Great British Beef Week has revealed that two thirds of the nation are now taking this approach. The Coronavirus lockdown has undoubtedly contributed to this, […]

April 16th, 2020   |  
Author: Oliver Parkinson   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

It is National Tea Day next week (21st) an event, according to the organisers, aimed at reigniting our love for tea. In Britain we drink 165 million cups of tea each day (that’s enough to fill 20 Olympic swimming pools), so you may well ask why there’s a need to reignite anything when it’s already […]

April 9th, 2020   |  
Author: Jane Beesley   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

We’re approaching Good Friday, so it’s a great time to ask whether you know why it’s tradition to eat fish on this day. No doubt most of you will say it’s to mark the death of Jesus Christ, with Christians being urged to abstain from eating the flesh of warm-blooded animals as an act of […]

April 3rd, 2020   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

April is a big month in Thailand as the country’s most famous festival, Songkran, takes place. An important event on the Buddhist calendar, this water festival marks the beginning of the traditional Thai New Year, with Songkran coming from a Sanskrit word meaning ‘passing’ or ‘approaching’. Held over two days from 13th to 15th April, […]

March 27th, 2020   |  
Author: Sean Flint   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog Categories: Uncategorised

In last week’s blog we gave some food preservation tips to help you in this self-isolation, social distancing world we currently live in, so this week we thought it would be useful to show you how you can also make meals go further. In particular we’re talking about batch cooking, i.e. making something which can […]